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Minerals & gemstones of the world

by G. Brocardo

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineralogy, Determinative -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Precious stones -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: published as Minerals & gemstones: an identification guide, 1982.

    Other titlesMinerals and gemstones of the world.
    StatementG. Brocardo ; translated by Lucia Woodward ; and edited by David A. Smith.
    SeriesA naturetrek guide
    ContributionsSmith, David A., Brocardo, G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE367.2 .B7613 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1209055M
    ISBN 100715301977
    LC Control Number94204591
    OCLC/WorldCa30814332

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