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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry (1959 - 1988)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
26 May 1959
Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
31 December 1988
Functions
Industrial or scientific research and Resources
Reference No
CA 4541
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Port Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Division of Mineral Chemistry replaced the CSIRO's Mineral Utilization Section in the late 1950s. The Division specialised in physical and inorganic chemistry. In 1988 the Division became the Division of Mineral Products.

Timeline

 1948 - 1960 CSIRO Coal Research Section
       1934 - 1970 CSIRO Ore Dressing Investigations
       1958 - 1959 CSIRO Minerals Utilization Section
       1959 - 1967 CSIRO Division of Coal Research
             1959 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry
                   1975 - c. 1980 CSIRO Division of Process Technology
                   1988 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Mineral Products
                         1977 - 1980 CSIRO Fuel Geoscience Unit
                         c. 1995 - CSIRO Minerals Division
                               1980 - 1987 CSIRO Division of Fossil Fuels
                                     1988 - 1990 CSIRO Division of Coal Technology
                                           1990 - c. 1995 CSIRO Division of Coal and Energy Technology
                                                 c. 1995 - CSIRO Energy Technology

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Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details
  • Bear, I. J.; Beigler, T; Scott, T. R., Alumina to zirconia: the history of CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry, CSIRO Minerals, Clayton, Victoria, 2001, 426 pp. Details

Online Resources

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