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Rock-forming minerals by W. A. Deer

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Rock-forming minerals.,
  • Silicate minerals.,
  • Rocks.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] W.A. Deer, R.A. Howie and J. Zussman.
LC ClassificationsQE397 .D44 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 >
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5846942M
LC Control Number62005735

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