Ludi von Bezing is one of the most well known collectors in Southern Africa. Numerous articles have been published by Ludi. For his work in mineralogy a new mineral (which was discovered by him) from the Kuruman area was named after Ludi.
Some of his published articles include:
Von Bezing, K.-L., (1992):The rare minerals of the Kalahari manganese field. Abstract. First SA Mineral Collectors Symposium, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, p 32.
Von Bezing, K.-L., Dixon, R.d., Pohl, D. and Cavallo, G., (1991): The Kalahari manganese field - an update. Mineral Record, 22, 279-297.
Von Bezing, K.-L. and Kotze, J., (1993): The Jan Coetzee copper mine, Namaqualand, South Africa. Mineral Record, 24, 39-40.
Von Bezing, K.-L. and Gutzmer, J., (1994): Das Kalahari- Manganerffeld seine Mineralien (I), Minerlien-Welt, 5, 4/94, 24-45.
Von Bezing, K.-L. and Gutzmer, J., (1994): Das Kalahari- Manganerffeld seine Mineralien (II), Minerlien-Welt, 5, 5/94, 41-59.
Ludi von Bezing has a large and spectacular collection. In particular his specimens from the Kuruman area are of note.|
Here are some pictures of Ludi's Minerals that appeared in the book "Minerals of South Africa" by Bruce Cairncross and Roger Dixon.
Click here for an Index of some Mineral Images of specimens from his collection.