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Localities of Canadian minerals, with notes and extracts chiefly collected from the writings of John Bigsby, M.D., F.L.S., M.G.S., and published by order of "The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec".

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Published by s.n.] in [Quebec? .
Written in English


  • Mineralogy -- Canada, Eastern.,
  • Geology -- Canada, Eastern.

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ContributionsLiterary and Historical Society of Quebec.
The Physical Object
Paginationl microfiche (43 fr.).
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22099930M
ISBN 100665502664

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