Wollaston Medal

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Wollaston Medal

The Wollaston Medal is an award given by the Geological Society of London to scientists for outstanding achievements in the field of geology .

The medal is named after the English chemist William Hyde Wollaston (1766–1828). It was first awarded in 1831. It was originally made of palladium , a metal that Wollaston discovered.

The list of personalities awarded this medal includes:





Since 2000

Web links

  1. 2020 winners of Society awards. In: geolsoc.org.uk. Geological Society of London, March 2, 2020, accessed March 4, 2020 .