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Gems, minerals and rocks in southern Africa

J. R. McIver

Gems, minerals and rocks in southern Africa

by J. R. McIver

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Published by Purnell in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Mineralogy -- South Africa.,
    • Precious stones.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] J. R. McIver.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE392.5.S6 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination268 p.
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5998425M
      LC Control Number66031596

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