Torbern Olof Bergman


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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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