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Systematic mineralogy of uranium and thorium / by Clifford Frondel.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 400 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, 1958.
  • Distributor: Washington : United States Government Printing Office

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General Note: "This report concerns work done on behalf of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and is published with the permission of the Commission."
Title from title screen (viewed June 13, 2016).
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-396).
Summary, etc.: Each mineral species is described according to its synonymy, composition, crystallography and crystal habit, physical properties, optical properties, synthesis, identification, natural formation, and occurrence. The descriptive mineralogy is followed by determinative tables in which the mineral species are arranged according to their X-ray powder-diffraction interplanar spacings, chemical composition, optical properties, color, specific gravity, and fluorescence.
Subject: Uranium ores.
Uranium ores > Bibliography.
Thorium > Bibliography.

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