Second Report on researches on the chemical and mineralogical composition of meteorites
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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Meteorites.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesResearches on meteorites.
Statementby George Perkins Merrill.
SeriesMemoirs of the National academy of Sciences ; vol. 14, 4th memoir, Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences -- v. 14, no. 4.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 15 p., 4 leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14146875M

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