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Rocks and minerals!

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Rocks and minerals!

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

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Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Minerals,
  • Rocks

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
    SeriesNational Geographic readers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE432.2 .Z64 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25316343M
    ISBN 109781426310386, 9781426310393
    LC Control Number2012013232

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