Encyclopedia > Gaston Briart

  Article Content

Gaston Briart

Gaston Briart was a Belgian geologist and mining engineer who worked and studied rock formations at Prince Léopold Mine (http://www.mindat.org/loc-4312), Kipushi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The mineral Briartite, dscovered in Kipushi in 1965, is named in his honour.

Reference J.J. Lhoest, Famous mineral localities: The Kipushi mine, Zaire in Mineralogical Record volume 26, Number 3: May-June 1995 p.163



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Quadratic formula

... the square" is to add a constant (i.e., in this case, a quantity that does not depend on x) to the expression to the left of "=", that will make it a perfect square ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 37.2 ms