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Minerals and metals for war purposes.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Mines and Mining

Minerals and metals for war purposes.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Mines and Mining

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metals,
  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMinerals and metals for war purposes
    SeriesS.rp.558
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16129297M

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