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Mariano Eduardo de Rivero

Mariano Eduardo de Rivero y Ustariz, Peruvian naturalist, chemist and archaeologist (Arequipa 22 October 1798 – Paris 06 November 1857)
 
Authored at least 33 scientific works
 
ACHIEVEMENTS

Discovered mineral humboldtine (1821)

Note sur une combination de l’acide oxalique avec le fer trouve a Kolowsereux, prés Berlin em Boheme. Ann. Chim. Phys. 18:207-10, 1821
 

Proposed employing ammoniac in aqueous solution as alternate to mercuric chloride in silver extraction

Sobre el beneficio de los metals de plata mediante la amalgamación (1822)
 

Described 3 new mineral species in Nueva Granada (e.g. gay-lussite)

With J.B. Boussingault. Tres species nuevas minerales de la Nueva Granada (1824)
 
With J.J. Tschudi established interparietal suture (os incae) as an Inca trait in Antiguedades Peruanas (1851)
 
 

WORKS TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH AND FRENCH

Memoire sur la nature et l’usage du guane au Pérou (1827)
 
Memorial de Ciencias Naturales y de Industria Nacional y Extranjera (1827-9) with N. Fernandez de Pierola
 
Antiguedades Peruanas (1851) with J. J. Tschudi
 
 

OFFICES

Governor, Junín Department (1846-8) and Moquega Department