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description of some Oregon rocks and minerals

L. L. Brown

description of some Oregon rocks and minerals

by L. L. Brown

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Published by State of Oregon, Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Oregon,
  • Petrology -- Oregon

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence L. Brown.
    SeriesOpen-file report / State of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries -- 0-88-6., Open-file report (Oregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries) -- 0-88-6.
    ContributionsOregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14479710M
    OCLC/WorldCa18947313

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    In a previous page, Part 1, I offered pictures and descriptions of common beach rocks found on Lake Superior a seccond page, Part 2, I show some beach rocks & minerals, and some agates, that can be polished into attractive this page, Part 3, I continue to show and describe more varieties of rocks and minerals that make attractive gemstones. Wyoming Gemstones Gemstones. Gemstone is a broad term encompassing any mineral that is attractive enough, after being cut and polished, to be used for personal us (gem) and semiprecious (near-gem) are relative terms that distinguish more valuable stones from less valuable stones relative to prevailing markets.. A brief examination of the Wyoming State Geologic Map gives .


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