2 edition of Rocks and minerals of Alabama found in the catalog.
Rocks and minerals of Alabama
Thomas W. Daniel
by Geological Survey of Alabama, Economic Geology Division in University, Ala
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 102-103.
|Statement||by Thomas W. Daniel, Jr., Thornton L. Neathery, and Thomas A. Simpson.|
|Series||Alabama. Geological Survey. Circular, 38, Circular (Geological Survey of Alabama) ;, 38.|
|Contributions||Neathery, Thornton Lee, joint author., Simpson, Thomas A., 1925- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QE365 .D3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||106|
|LC Control Number||gs 68000260|
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