On some new localities of rare minerals
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On some new localities of rare minerals

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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


  • Minerals -- Collection and preservation,
  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Precious stones

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Edition Notes

Statementby J.J. Berzelius.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QE366.2 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 332-334
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19894963M

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