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Fluorspar a chapter from Mineral facts and problems, 1985 edition by L Pelham

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Fluorspar

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Other titlesMineral facts and problems
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14915440M

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