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Moisey Dorfman

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Date of Birth: 02/02/1908

Age: 98

Citizenship: Russia

Background

Moses Davidovich Dorfman (2 February 1908 - November 11, 2006, Moscow) - the oldest member of the Russian Mineralogical Society, geologist, explorer of alkaline massifs of the Kola Peninsula, Mongolia, etc. One of the most important of his discoveries he called it finds for the first time in the Arctic..

By classifying nepheline rocks. Found that in Hibinah expressed strong pre-glacial process of chemical weathering, which was previously rejected, I have found modern areal zirconium weathering crust.

MD Dorfman participated in the opening of several new minerals, was the author of the first discoveries in the USSR delhayelita (on Yukspor) creedite (in Akchatau) and others. More than 50 years MD Dorfman worked at the Mineralogical Museum of Russian Academy of Sciences, where he was for a long time He was the organizer of the science club meetings, whose history began with Fersman in the 1920s. In honor of the MD Dorfman Dorfman called mineral.

publication

Author of more than 120 pechatnyhrabot, including three monographs: "Mineralogy of pegmatites and weathered zones in ijolite-urtites Yukspor mountains Khibiny massif." Moscow, 1962, 168 p .; Co-author of the monograph "Mineralogy Khibiny massif" award in 1983 of the prize. Fersman; "Mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of the Khan Bogd pluton of alkaline granites (MPR)" M .: Science, 1981, 134 pp. (In collaboration with NV Vladykin and VI Kovalenko)

publication

Avtorbolee 120 publications, including three monographs: "Mineralogy of pegmatites and weathered zones in ijolite-urtites Yukspor mountains Khibiny massif." Moscow, 1962, 168 p .; Co-author of the monograph "Mineralogy Khibiny massif" award in 1983 of the prize. Fersman; "Mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of the Khan Bogd pluton of alkaline granites (MPR)" M .: Science, 1981, 134 pp. (In collaboration with NV Vladykin and VI Kovalenko)