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Cover of Mineralogy and Some of its Applications

Mineralogy and Some of its Applications

This pamphlet was distributed by the Mineralogical Society of America. Written by C. S. Hurlbut, MSA Secretary (1945-1958), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. exact date unknown. It focuses more on the field of mineralogy rather than the science of minerals. (note: pages 7 and 10 are not missing. The blank, un-numbered pages of the back of the color plates were included in the page numbering.)

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