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Minerals and rocks in colour

Kirkaldy, J. F.

Minerals and rocks in colour

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Published by Blandford P. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks.,
  • Mineralogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. F. Kirkaldy; photographs by Folke Johansson and Michael Allman.
    ContributionsLundegårdh, P. H. 1919-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE432 .K37 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5720384M
    ISBN 100713701609
    LC Control Number70401916


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