The Natural History Of Gems Or Decorative Stones by C. W. King

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Written in English

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  • Earth Sciences - Mineralogy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10523122M
ISBN 100548209278
ISBN 109780548209271
OCLC/WorldCa172977238

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