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Biographical entry Leibius, Charles Adolph (Carl) (1833 - 1893)

Born
1833
W├╝rttemberg, Germany
Died
19 June 1893
Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist and Public servant

Summary

Charles Adolph (Carl) Leibius arrived in Australia in 1859 and was appointed Assistant Assayer for the Mint. By 1870 he was the Senior Assayer. His main interests were in the areas of identifying and refining ores including gold. Leibius was involved with the Royal Society of New South Wales for well over thirty years, being their President in 1890. He was also a Fellow of the Chemical Society of London.

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Events

1857
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Heidelberg, Germany
1859 -
Career position - Member of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1859
Life event - Arrived in Australia (Sydney)
1859 - 1870
Career position - Assistant Assayer at the Royal Mint
1870 -
Career position - Senior Assayer at the Mint
1875 - 1886
Career position - Joint Honorary Secretary of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1879
Award - Fellow of the Chemical Society of London (FCS)
1882
Education - Master of Arts (MA) ad eund received from the University of Sydney
1886 - 1887
Career position - Vice-President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1890 - 1891
Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1891 - 1892
Career position - Vice-President of the Royal Society of New South Wales

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Leibius, A. (C.A.), 'obituary in Anniversary adress by A. Leibius', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 25, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1891, p. 6. Details
  • Leibius, A. (Carl Adolph), 'Separating Gold from Argentic Chloride', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 27, 1873, pp. 121-122. Details
  • Leibius, A. (Carl Adolph), 'Anniversary Address', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 25, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1891, pp. 1-45. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (C.A.), 'Notes on Gold', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 18, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1884, pp. 37-41. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'On the Mundic Quartz of the Adelong', Transactions of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales??, no J. this year, try Syd. Morn. Herald, or 'Empire'; the meetg. was on 21 Nov., 1860, 1860. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'On Osmium and Iridium, Obtained from New South Wales Gold', Transactions of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales, vol. 1, 1862-1865, pp. 210-215. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'On a New Apparatus for Reducing Chloride of Silver', Transactions of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 3, Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1869, pp. 168-170. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'On A New Apparatus for Reducing Chloride of Silver', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 21, 1870, pp. 253-254. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'On an Improved Method of Separating Gold from Argentic Chloride as Obtained in Gold-Refining by Chlorine Gas ', Transactions of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 6, Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1872, pp. 67-70. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'Remarks on the Fallacy of a Certain Method of Assaying Antimony Ores Given by Some Manuals of Assaying', Transactions of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 6, Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1872, pp. 71-72. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'Remarks on Tin Ore and What May Appear Like It', Transactions of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 6, Royal Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 1872, pp. 73-74. Details
  • Leibius, Adolph (Carl Adolph), 'Separating Gold from Argentic Chloride', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 27, 1873, pp. 121-122. Details
  • Leibius, Carl Adolph, 'obituary of Adolph Leibius in anniversary address by T.P. Anderson Stuart', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 28, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1894, p. 36. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.