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Rocks and rock minerals

Louis V. Pirsson

Rocks and rock minerals

a manual of the elements of petrology without the use of the microscope

by Louis V. Pirsson

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Published by J. Wiley & sons, inc., Chapman & Hall, limited in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrology.

  • Edition Notes

    Part of illustrations numbered as plates.

    Statementby Louis V. Pirsson ...
    ContributionsKnopf, Adolph, 1882-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE431 .P68 1926
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p.l., iii-vii, 426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6691349M
    LC Control Number26013459


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