Orueta, Domingo

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Orueta, Domingo Gender: M
born on 21 January 1862 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Málaga, Spain, 36n43, 4w25
Timezone LMT m4w25 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 00°54' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°10 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 01°15'

Domingo Orueta
photo: Eulogia Merle, license cc-by-sa-4.0


Spanish geologist, scientist and entrepreneur. Brother of the historian and art critic Ricardo de Orueta. He began his career at Malaga Heredia Ferrería the year after finishing his engineering studies, the decline of the steel industry Malaga requires him to find work in the mines of Leon, in 1887 enters the body of Mining Engineers where he became teacher in the school of foremen Mieres until he moved to Madrid in 1913. Case forging factory in El Llano de Gijon provides sufficient economic independence to be able to devote to research and development of microscopic for mineral identification techniques; with their studies, he is covierte a pioneer of the application of scientific method to geology. He also pioneered the use of color photography to illustrate their publications.

He died in Madrid on 16 January 1926.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Science : Geology