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Fritz Berndt
(ca. 1920-    )

Dr. Fritz Berndt was a mineralogist and geologist with the Corporacion Minera de Bolivia, Oruro, and a colleague of Friedrich Ahlfeld. The mineral berndtite, which he first recognized from Cerro Rico de Potosi, was named in his honor in 1964. He is now retired and living in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in Ahlfeld's former home.
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