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The nature of diamonds

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Published by Cambridge University Press in association with the American Museum of Natural History in Cambridge, U.K, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diamonds.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by George E. Harlow.
    ContributionsHarlow, George E., American Museum of Natural History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS753 .N38 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL682487M
    ISBN 10052162083X, 0521629357
    LC Control Number97029176

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