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Brooke, Henry James (1771–1857), crystallographer

Graham Chinner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Brooke, Henry James (1771–1857), crystallographer, was born on 25 May 1771 at Exeter into a family manufacturing broadcloth. After studying for the bar he entered business successively in the Spanish wool trade, South American mining, and as co-founder and secretary of the London Life Assurance Association...

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Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry ; Crystallography

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