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John Coggin Brown

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John Coggin Brown (1884- )

1922 O.B.E., D.Sc., M.Inst.M.M., M.I.Min.E., F.G.S., Min. Geologist; Officiating Supt., Geological Survey of India, attached Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau; b. 1884; s. of late G. R. Brown. Ed. King James I Sch., Bishop Auckland. Training: Armstrong Coll., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Distinctions: Senior Pemberton and Johnston Sch.,Freire-Marreco and Shaw Medallist. Career: 1906—Geological Work in the Himalayas; 1907—10—Examination of Mineral Deposits in Yunnan Province, Western China; 1911—Advisory Work in Burma Oilfields; 1912—with the Abor Field Force, Eastern Himalaya; awarded India General Service Medal and Clasp; 1913—Curator, Geological Survey, Calcutta; co-opted Member, Jherria Coalfields Map Committee; 1914—Mining Work in Northern Shan States; 1915-19—Inspector of Mines in Burma and in charge Geological Survey Party,Tavoy and Mergui; 1919 to date, attached Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau and Office of Indian Trade Commissioner, London. Publ.: "Geology and Ore Deposits of Bawdwin Mines, Burma"; "Factors Governing the Accurate Valuation of Gold-bearing Alluvials in Burma"; "Contributions to the Geology of the Province of Yunnan in Western China"; "Mines and Mineral Deposits of Yunnan"; "Ca§siterite Deposits of Tavoy," "Trade Notes on Indian Minerals," and numerous other papers dealing with mineral deposits and economic geology. Club: United Service, Calcutta. Address: 60, Winchester House, Old Broad Street, E.C.2. T. N.: London Wall 3549.

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