Werner Schreyer, mineralogist and petrologist, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2006, after a short struggle with cancer. A Roebling medalist and Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, he was in the midst of a prolific second career as Professor Emeritus at the Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Geophysik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Werner was born on November 14, 1930, in Nuernberg, Bavaria. He studied geology and petrology at the Universities of Erlangen and then Munich, where he received his doctoral degree in 1957 with a thesis on the petrography of high-grade metamorphic rocks in the Bavarian Forest under the...

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