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An introduction to the chemistry of rocks and minerals

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

  • Geochemistry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMax B. Perrin.
    SeriesStudies in chemistry ; no. 9
    LC ClassificationsQE515 .P43 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5196762M
    ISBN 100470680768
    LC Control Number75019046

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perrin, Max B. Introduction to the chemistry of rocks and minerals.

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