British Columbia dimension stone

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Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Mineral Resources Division, Geological Survey Branch , Victoria, B.C., Canada
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Statementby G.V. White and Z.D. Hora.
SeriesInformation circular,, 1988-6, Information circular (British Columbia. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources) ;, 1988-6.
ContributionsHora, Z. D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN952.C3 W47 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2258612M
ISBN 100771886357
LC Control Number89138906
OCLC/WorldCa24287598

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