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Optical mineralogy

the nonopaque minerals

by William Revell Phillips

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Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optical mineralogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementWm. Revell Phillips, Dana T. Griffen.
    SeriesA Series of books in geology
    ContributionsGriffen, Dana T., 1943- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE369.O6 P44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 677 p. :
    Number of Pages677
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4098116M
    ISBN 10071671129X
    LC Control Number80012435


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