Dr. Doris Elfriede Schachner

Title: Dr.
Prename: Doris Elfriede
Surname: Schachner
Name of birth: Korn
Profession: Mineralogist, professor
Birthday: 05/30/1904
Place of birth: Zwickau
Date of death: 04/01/1988
Place of death: Heidelberg
Married since: 28.08.1938
Married to: Dr. Benno Schachner
Profession husband: Architect, professor
Children: 1 (Melitta Doris, born 04.04.1943)
Education: 1923 final high school examinations (*Abitur*) at the technical high school in Mannheim; 1923–28 university studies (mathematics, natural sciences) in Heidelberg, Freiburg, and Innsbruck; 1928 doctorate and state secondary-school teaching examinations
Career: 1927–28 research assistant at the department of geology, Heidelberg University; 1928–29 senior assistant at the department of mineralogy, Heidelberg University; 1933 university lecturer qualification (*Habilitation*) at Aachen Technical University; 1933–40 lecturer in mineralogy; 1941 *Habilitation* and 1942 professor extraordinarius, at Brünn (Brno) Technical College; 1946–49 visiting professor and acting director, department of mineralogy and economic geology, Technical University Aachen; 1957–59 member of the University’s senate; 1959–61 dean
Memberships: International Association of Sedimentologists; Geochemical Society; Société de géologie de France; German Research Foundation (DFG) senate commission on collaborative geological research; honorary member, German Mineralogical Societey; honorary senator, Technical University Aachen
Biographical literature: Obituary, *Aachener Volkszeitung*, April 9, 1988, [*Neue Deutsche Biographie*, "Doris Schachner-Korn"](http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfzS01563.html)
Major works: *Tektonische und gefügeanalytische Untersuchungen im Grundgebirge des Böllsteiner Odenwaldes* (diss.; Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart, 1928); “Zur Gefügekunde der Erze,” in *Lehrbuch der Erzmikroskopie*, ed. Hans Schneiderhöhn and Paul Ramdohr, vol. 1 (Berlin: Borntraeger, 1933); “Ein metamorphes Erzgefüge,” *Heidelberger Beiträge zur Mineralogie und Petrographie* 1 (1948): 407–26; “Ein Wachstums- und ein Rekristallisationsgefüge von Bleiglanz aus einer rheinischen Lagerstätte,” *Mineralogy and Petrology* 4 (1954): 111-16