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Guide to rocks and minerals of Illinois.

Illinois State Geological Survey

Guide to rocks and minerals of Illinois.

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Published in [Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Petrology -- Illinois.,
    • Mineralogy -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesIts Educational series,, 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE105 .A3 no. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL217298M
      LC Control Numbera 59009931
      OCLC/WorldCa546839


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