Minerals and metals for war purposes.

by United States. Congress. House

Publisher: [s.n.] in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 15 Downloads: 776
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Subjects:

  • Metal trade,
  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Mineral industries

Edition Notes

Other titlesMinerals and metals for war purposes
SeriesH.rp.493
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16129722M

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