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Minerals and metals of increasing interest rare and radioactive minerals. by Richard T Moore

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Published by University of Arizona in Tucson .
Written in English


  • Chemical substances.,
  • Rare earths.,
  • Mineralogy, Determinative.,
  • Radioactive substances.

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Edition Notes

SeriesArizona. Bureau of Mines. Bulletin, no. 163, Mineral technology series,, no. 47, University of Arizona bulletin,, v. 24, no. 4, Oct. 1953, Bulletin (University of Arizona) ;, v. 24, no. 4.
LC ClassificationsTN490.A2 M63
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL255053M
LC Control Numbergs 54000079

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