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Pyrite a natural history of fool"s gold by Rickard, David T.

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Published .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Pyrites,
  • Mineralogy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesFool"s gold
StatementDavid Rickard
LC ClassificationsQE390.2.I76 R53 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 297 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27186829M
ISBN 100190203676
ISBN 109780190203672
LC Control Number2014040022

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