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handbook of rocks

James Furman Kemp

handbook of rocks

for use without the petrographic microscope

by James Furman Kemp

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James FurmanKemp.
ContributionsGrout, Frank F.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 300p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18614089M

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