Henry Emeleus

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Emeleus in June 2016

Charles Henry Emeleus (4 September 1930 – 11 November 2017) was a British geologist. He was born in Belfast, England. He specialized in the Tertiary volcanic rocks of Britain and Greenland. Emeleus was a highly capable petrologist.[1] The mineral emeleusite, a colourless sodium silicate, is named after Emeleus.[2] In 2016, he received the Prestwich Medal.

Emeleus died on 11 November 2017 in Durham, England at the age of 87.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jon Davidson. "Orations for Honorary Awards" (PDF). University of Durham. University of Durham. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  2. "Emeleusite". Mineralogy Database. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  3. "Charles Henry Emeleus - Durham University". www.dur.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 November 2017.