E-Books - Prof. Jos Lurie

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E-Books - Prof. Jos Lurie


Curriculum Vitae Academic: BSc Geology/Chemistry major (E Schwarz prize) BSc (Hons) Mineralogy & Petrology PhD Geochemistry (E D Mountain award) National Teachers Diploma Technical: Survey Course (Trigonometrical Survey Office) Diploma in Gemmology (British) Registration: Pr Sci Nat (Professional Natural Scientist) Pr Tech (Eng) (Professional Technologist - Engineering) Professional: Member : S A Institute of Draughtsmen Societies: Professional Member : S A Inst of Topographical & Engineering Surveyors Life Fellow : Geological Society of S A Fellow : Gemmological Association (GB) Fellow : Gemmological Assn of S A Hon Life Member: Inst of Mine Surveyors of S A Life Fellow : S A Inst of Mining & Metallurgy (Council 10 years) Life Member : SA Military History Society Career: Draughtsman (3 years), Surveyor (10 years) Geologist & Lecturer to Senior Director (26 years), of which: Head of School of Mines (10 years) (TWR*) Gemmology Lecturer since 1992 (Emeritus Senior Director of TWR*) Emeritus Professor, University of Johannesburg Consulting: Hydrological & geological investigations Publications: PUBLICATIONS: 38: Books: 8 Papers: Technical: 24; Educational: 3; Historical: 3 Research: Historical, geological/gemmological, polyhedra Scientific Addresses: SCIENTIFIC CMMI 13th Congress, Singapore; ADDRESSES: Academy of Sciences, Russia ( University of St. Petersburgh &Revda, Kola Peninsula) Touring Highlights: Ascending Kilimanjaro cone (Cibo) 3 hr 15 min (1956) HIGHLIGHTS Climbing Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula (1992) , sailing on Lake Baikal (2001)

Recent Submissions

  • Lurie, Jos (1973)
    The thesis for which a doctorate was awarded by Rhodes University at the beginning of 1974 was: "The Pilanesberg:Geology, Geochemistry and Economic Potential" and it forms a substantial part (65%) of this account. Some of ...
  • Lurie, Jos
    Much of the material of this book was prepared over a period commencing more than a decade ago and, while a few instances have considered publishing it commercially, the cost in relation to the potential market have been ...
  • Lurie, Jos
    The scope of this catalogue is more-or-less confined to the most symmetrical polyhedra exemplified by the socalled Platonic solids (the five convex forms each of which consists ofaset of identical regular polygon faces) and ...

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