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Torbern Olof Bergman

(1735—1784)


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(1735–84)

Professor of chemistry at Uppsala, Sweden, Bergman made contributions to mineralogy. He was a diluvialist, believing that the Earth had an aqueous origin; some of his work on the formation of rocks was later developed and extended by Werner. See diluvialism.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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