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2 edition of minerals of Iowa found in the catalog.

minerals of Iowa

Paul J. Horick

minerals of Iowa

by Paul J. Horick

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Published by State of Iowa, available from Iowa Geological Survey in [Des Moines], Iowa City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iowa.
    • Subjects:
    • Minerals -- Collection and preservation -- Iowa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Paul J. Horick ; edited by Otto Knauth and Samuel J. Tuthill.
      SeriesIowa Geological Survey educational series ; 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE375.I8 H67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5169102M
      LC Control Number74620075

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