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Gems and gem minerals

Oliver C. Farrington

Gems and gem minerals

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Published by A. W. Mumford in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oliver Cummings Farrington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE392 .F24
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6936399M
    LC Control Number04002641
    OCLC/WorldCa1825362


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About this Book Catalog Record Details. Gems and gem minerals, by Oliver Cummings Farrington. Farrington, Oliver C. (Oliver Cummings), View full catalog record.

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