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Alexander Yevgenyevich Fersman (1883-1945), Soviet geochemist and mineralogist. The minerals fersmite and fersmanite are named after Fersman. His awards include the Lenin Prize, the USSR State Prize, the Wollaston Medal, and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour. He was also a Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Photographed in 1938, in Moscow, Russia.
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