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2 edition of Minerals and rocks. found in the catalog.

Minerals and rocks.

H. W. Ball

Minerals and rocks.

by H. W. Ball

  • 54 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Hanover House in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineralogy -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhotos. by Scaïoni.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE365 .B25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5791036M
    LC Control Number60001186
    OCLC/WorldCa1560448

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