A system of mineralogy
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A system of mineralogy comprising the most recent discoveries: including full descriptions of speciesand their localities... by James D. Dana

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Published by Trübner & Co in London .
Written in English

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Statementby James D. Dana. Vol 1.
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PaginationNumerous woodcuts
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Open LibraryOL21144981M

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