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Mineralogy, mineral-chemistry, and composition of the Murchison (C2) meteorite

Louis H. Fuchs

Mineralogy, mineral-chemistry, and composition of the Murchison (C2) meteorite

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

  • Meteorites.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 37-39.

    Statement[by] Louis H. Fuchs, Edward Olsen, and Kenneth J. Jensen.
    SeriesSmithsonian contributions to the earth sciences ;, no. 10
    ContributionsOlsen, Edward John, 1927- joint author., Jensen, Kenneth J., joint author.
    LC ClassificationsQE1 .S227 no. 10, QE395 .S227 no. 10
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5292938M
    LC Control Number72013427

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