University of Chile
| March 28, 1997|
| First geological mapping of Chile mineral deposits
Founding Institute of Geological Investigations|Carlos Ruiz Fuller Wikipedia
Carlos Enrique Ruiz Fuller (September 23, 1916 – March 28, 1997) was a Chilean geologist and mining engineer noted for his planning and direction of the Institute of Geological Investigations of Chile and his pioneering surveying and mapping of Chile's metal deposits in the 1960s. He was also the head of the geology sector of the Production Development Corporation (CORFO) and undersecretary at the Ministry of Mining of Chile between 1954 and 1957.
The mineral carlosruizite was named after him in 1994.