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An introduction to fossils and minerals

seeking clues to the earth"s past.

by Erickson, Jon

  • 105 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fossils.,
  • Minerals.,
  • Geology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-259) and index.

    Other titlesFossils and minerals
    SeriesThe living earth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE711.2 .E75 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6784739M
    ISBN 100816042365
    LC Control Number00037203

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