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TitleGeology of Ceylon: offprints
Date1853-1904
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DescriptionOffprints collated and mainly authored (and occasionally annotated) by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy as Director of the Mineral Survey of Ceylon, but including material by others, comprising:

1) A K Coomaraswamy, "Mineral Resources", taken from 'St Louis Worlds Fair. Handbook of the Ceylon Court', Colombo: George J A Skeen, 1904.
2) G T Prior & A K Coomaraswamy, "Serendibite, a new boroslicate from Ceylon", Mineralogical Magazine, vol XIII (Feb 1903).
3) A K Coomaraswamy, "Wollastonite-Scapolite Gneisses of Ceylon", Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol 58 (1902).
4) A K Coomaraswamy, "The Crystalline Limestones of Ceylon", Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol 58 (1902).
5) A K Coomaraswamy, "Origin of the Crystalline Limestones of Ceylon", Geological Magazine, Decade IV, Vol IX (1902)
6) A K Coomaraswamy, "The Crystalline Limestones of Ceylon", thesis presented for the DSc degree of the University London, March 1902, printed Taylor & Francis, (1902).
7) A K Coomaraswamy, "Ceylon Rocks and Graphite", Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol 56 (1900).
8) J Parkinson, "Geology of South-Central Ceylon", Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, vol 57 (1901).
9) A K Coomaraswamy, "Contributions to Ceylon Geology: Occurrence of Corundum in situ near Kandy, Ceylon", Geological Magazine, Decade IV, Vol X (1903)
10) A K Coomaraswamy, "Contributions to Ceylon Geology: II Silicification of Crystalline Limestones", Geological Magazine, Decade V, Vol I (1904)
11) F Grünling, "Ueber das Mineralvorkommen von Ceylon", Zeitschrift für Krystallographie, vol XXXIII (1900).
12) C G Melzi, "Sopra alcune rocce dell'isola di Ceylan", Randiconti del R Inst Lomb di sc e lett, Serie II, vol XXX (1897).
13) E C Schiffer, "Chemische Untersuchung eines körnigen Dolomits aus dem Gneiss von Wattegama in Ceylon", dissertation, Ludwig-Maximillians Universität zu München, Munich: Hofling (1900).
14) Johannes Walther, "On veins of Graphite in decomposed Gneiss (Laterite) in Ceylon", translated by R B Foote, Records of the Geological Survey of India, vol XXIV (1891).
15) M Diersche, "Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Gesteine und Graphitvorkommnisse Ceylons", dissertation, University of Leipzig, Jahrbuch der k k geolog Reichsanstalt, vol 48 (1898)
16) M Al Lacroix, "Contributions to the study of the Pyroxenic varieties of Gneiss and of the Scapolite-bearing rocks of Ceylon and Salem", translated by F R Mallet, Records of the Geological Survey of India, vol XXIV (1891).
17) E Weinschenck, "Zur Kenntniss der Graphitlagerstätten Chemisch-geologische Studien: III Die Graphitlagerstätten der Insel Ceylon", Abb k bay akad Wiss II, cl XXI, Bd II abth, (1900).
18) E Weinschenck, "Zur Kenntniss der Graphitlagerstätten Chemisch-geologische Studien: III Die Graphitlagerstätten der Insel Ceylon" [English translation] Geological Magazine, Decade IV, vol VIII (1901).
19) B Lindemann, "On some important occurrences of Granular Carbonate Rocks with special reference to their origin and structure", originally published in Neues Jahrbuch f Min u Palaeont XIX Beilage Band (1904) heft 2. English translation from Geological Magazine, Decade V, vol I (1904).
20) E F Kelaart, "Notes on the geology of Ceylon. Laterite formation - Fluviatile deposit of Nuera Ellia", Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, vol LIV (1853).
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LanguageEnglish
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray, revised by Caroline Lam; revised by Caroline Lam
CreatorNamePRIOR | George Thurland | 1862-1936 | mineralogist
COOMARASWAMY | Ananda Kentish | 1877-1947 | art historian
Persons
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DS/UK/119COOMARASWAMY; Ananda Kentish (1877-1947); art historian1877-1947
DS/UK/702PRIOR; George Thurland (1862-1936); mineralogist1862-1936
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NA316Sri Lanka
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