Herbert Smith (mineralogist)
Dr. George Frederick Herbert Smith (1872–1953), was a British mineralogist who worked for the British Museum of Natural History. He discovered the mineral paratacamite in 1906. He also developed the first efficient jeweller's refractometer.
- webmineral.com Has information on Herbertsmithite and brief biographical details. Accessed March 2007
- Archives of Herbert Smith's career 1897–1937 at the Natural History Museum
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