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Nomenclature of petrology with references to selected literature by Arthur Holmes

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Published by Hafner in New York .
Written in English


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Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., London: Allen & Unwin, 1920.

Statementby Arthur Holmes.
The Physical Object
Pagination284p. :
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL20735995M

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