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Michal Sachanbinski

Michal Sachanbinski, Ukrainian geologist, educator. Achievements include research in description of natural prasiolite and platinum-group minerals in lateritic covers from the serpentinite massifs. Recipient medal, Ministry National Education, Poland, 1987; Mineralogy & Geochemistry grant, Polish Science Committee, 1994—2006.

Background

  • Sachanbinski, Michal was born on January 20, 1939 in Szepitówka, Ukraine. Son of Rostyslaw Sachanbinski and Anna Bezwierchnia.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Geology, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Geology, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1970. Habil in Geochemistry, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1980.

      Postdiploma in Mineralogy, Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica Krakow, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant Faculty Natural Sciences, Institute Geological Sciences, University Wroclaw, 1962—1970, adjunct faculty, 1970—1980, head mineralogical museum & department gemology, 1975—2008, docent, 1980—1989, managing director institute geological science, 1987—2004, professor, since 1989. Vice chancellor University Wroclaw, 1984—1987.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in description of natural prasiolite and platinum-group minerals in lateritic covers from the serpentinite massifs.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Gems of Silesia. Contributor scientific papers.

    Membership

    Member of Com.Advisors Earth Museum (Polish Academy Science), Committee Mineralogical Sciences (Polish Academy Science), Gemology Society Poland (vice president 1981), Mineralogy Society Poland 1975-1989.

    Connections

    • father: Rostyslaw Sachanbinski
    • mother: Anna Bezwierchnia
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    Born January 20, 1939
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    • 1962
      University Wroclaw
    • 1970
      University Wroclaw
    • 1980
      University Wroclaw
    • 1972
      Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica Kraków
    • 1962 - 1970
      Assistant, Faculty Natural Sciences
    • 1970 - 1980
      Assistant, Faculty Natural Sciences
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