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Published by American Elsevier Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Rocks, Igneous.,
  • Petrology -- Australia.

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Statement[by] Germaine A. Joplin.
LC ClassificationsQE454
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5611209M
LC Control Number68018968

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