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The Wollaston Medal

The Wollaston Medal is a scientific award for geology, the highest award granted by the Geological Society of London.

The medal is named after William Hyde Wollaston, and was first awarded in 1831. It was originally made of gold (1831–1845), then palladium, a metal discovered by Wollaston (1846–1860). Next in gold again (1861–1929) and then in palladium again (1930–present).

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LaureatesEdit

Source:Geological Society

1831–1849Edit

1850–1899Edit

1900–1949Edit

1950–1999Edit

2000–Edit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Geological Society of London". The Times (36070). London. 20 February 1900. p. 5. 

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