The book contains a biography of the oldest geologist in Ukraine. His homeland is the Chernihiv region, he lived in the Urals for about 30 years, worked and studied. The author was a participant in the Great Patriotic War as a tank crewman, fought in battles from Smolensk to Vienna (Austria). Since the 1960s he’s again been living in Ukraine. His biography reflects almost the entire Soviet era. The chapters of the book are imperceptibly interconnected by the original presentation of the material. Special attention is paid to the geology and mineralogy of deposits and ore occurrences of precious metals of the Urals, as well as the Carpathians and other regions of Ukraine.
For a wide range of readers.