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Rocks and minerals for the collector.

Ann P. Sabina

Rocks and minerals for the collector.

by Ann P. Sabina

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Published by Geological Survey of Canada in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario.,
  • Québec (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Rocks -- Collection and preservation -- Ontario.,
    • Rocks -- Collection and preservation -- Québec (Province),
    • Minerals -- Collection and preservation -- Ontario.,
    • Minerals -- Collection and preservation -- Québec (Province)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnn P. Sabina.
      SeriesMiscellaneous report / Canada Geological Survey ;, 32, Miscellaneous report (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 32.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE185 .A44 no. 32, QE446.O5 .A44 no. 32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2956822M
      ISBN 100660115476
      LC Control Number84199731


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