Clifford H. Stockwell

Clifford H. Stockwell

Clifford H. Stockwell

Birth : (1897-09-26)September 26, 1897 Estevan,Saskatchewan

Death : April 26, 1987(1987-04-26)(aged 89) Ottawa,Ontario

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Name Clifford H. Stockwell
Birth (1897-09-26)September 26, 1897 Estevan,Saskatchewan
Birth Place Estevan,Saskatchewan
Death (1987-04-26)(aged 89) Ottawa,Ontario
Died At Ottawa,Ontario
Fields Geology

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Clifford Howard Stockwell (September 26, 1897 – April 26, 1987) was a Canadian geologist, who published many scientific papers, reports and memoirs in the fields of Mineralogy, Structural Geology, Petrology, and Stratigraphy.


He earned his PhD in geology at McGill University in Montreal in 1926.


He completed his earliest publication, "Galena Hill, Mayo District, Yukon", in 1925 as a graduate student.


In 1927, Stockwell's paper on "The X-ray Study of the Garnet Group", earned him recognition, as it was an important step in the understanding of the crystal structure of these minerals.


In 1933, he received acclaim for his work on "The Genesis of Pegmatites of Southwest Manitoba".


In July/August 1932, he canoed through the unexplored region north of Great Slave Lake.


  • 1944, awarded the Barlow Memorial Medal by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum for his paper titled Chromite Deposits of the Eastern Townships, Quebec
  • 1953, awarded the Willet G. Miller Medal by the Royal Society of Canada
  • 1973, awarded the Logan Medal by the Geological Association of Canada