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2 edition of guide to the collection of minerals. found in the catalog.

guide to the collection of minerals.

British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Mineralogy.

guide to the collection of minerals.

by British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Mineralogy.

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minerals -- Catalogs and collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Signed: Nevil Story-Maskelyne.

    GenreCatalogs and collections.
    ContributionsStory-Maskelyne, Nevil, 1823-1911.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE386 .B83 1870
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6902108M
    LC Control Number01000061
    OCLC/WorldCa12005075

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