S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Cooke, Mr R C H (economic geology)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

R.C.H. Cooke was the author of three articles relating to mining and mineral deposits in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe): "Descriptions of ore treatment at the Giant Mine, Hartley District, Rhodesia" (Journal of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa, 1908, Vol. 9, pp. 152-; Hartley, now Cheautu, is some 106 km south-west of Harare, on the railway line to Bulawayo); "Notes on the Enterprise district" (Rhodesia Mining Review, 1910), and "Tin in Rhodesia" (Ibid, 1911).


List of sources:
Hall, A.L. A bibliography of South African geology to the end of 1920. Pretoria: Geological Survey, Memoir No. 18, 1922.

Journal of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa, 1908, Vol. 9, paper by Cooke.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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