1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Senarmont, Henri Hureau de

SENARMONT, HENRI HUREAU DE (1808–1862), French mineralogist and physician, was born at Broué, Eure et Loire, on the 6th of September 1808. He became engineer-in-chief of mines, and professor of mineralogy and director of studies at the École des Mines at Paris. He was distinguished for his researches on polarization and on the artificial formation of minerals. He also wrote essays and prepared maps on the geology of Seine et Marne and Seine et Oise for the Geological Survey of France (1844). He died'in Paris on the 30th of June 1862.