James Apjohn

James Apjohn

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birth_date = birth date|1796|9|1
birth_place = Sunville,Limerick Irland
residence = Irland
nationality = Irish
death_date = death date and age|1886|6|2|1796|9|1
death_place = Southill, Blackrock Irland
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work_institution = Trinity College, Dublin
alma_mater = Trinity College, Dublin
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James Apjohn (1 September 1796 – 2 June 1886) was the Irish chemist.


Apjohn studied at Trinity College, Dublin medicine and finished with his M.B. in 1822. About 1824 he was appointed lecturer for chemistry at a medical school in Dublin and in 1850 he became professor for chemistry at Trinity College, although he was professor for Geology at the University since 1841. He discovered several new minerals Apjohnite and Jellettite


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journal = Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
volume = 41
year = 1886

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