An elementary treatise on crystallography

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H. Bailliere, 1848 - Science - 70 pages
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Page 72 - SIX ETHNOGRAPHICAL MAPS, as a Supplement to the Natural History of Man, and to the Researches into the Physical History of Mankind.
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Page 82 - NATIVE METALS, or METALLIFEROUS MINERALS: these are found In masses or beds, in veins, and occasionally in the beds of rivers. Specimens of the following metallic ores are put in the Cabinet : Iron, Manganese, Lead, Tin, Zinc, Copper, Antimony, Silver, Gold, Platina, &c.
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