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Southern California industrial minerals. by Minobras.

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Published in [Santa Ana, Calif.] .
Written in English



  • California, Southern.


  • Industrial minerals -- California, Southern.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTN24.C2 M5 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5441533M
LC Control Number73091355

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