Index to the collection of minerals

with references to the table cases in which the species to which they belong are exhibited, in the British Museum. by British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Mineralogy.

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  • Minerals -- Catalogs and collections.

Edition Notes

Signed: Nevil Story-Maskelyne.

GenreCatalogs and collections.
ContributionsStory-Maskelyne, Nevil, 1823-1911.
LC ClassificationsQE386 .B87 1870
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6902106M
LC Control Number01000053

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Student's index to the collection of minerals. London: Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum, (OCoLC) Online version: British Museum (Natural History). Department of Mineralogy. Student's index to the collection of minerals. London: Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum, (OCoLC) Student's index to the collection of minerals.

London, Published by order of the Trustees, British Museum (Natural history) (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: British Museum (Natural History). Department of Mineralogy.

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