Issues & needs of the mining industry a Bureau of Mines perspective

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington, D.C.?] .

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  • Mineral industries -- United States.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- United States.

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Other titlesIssues and needs of the mining industry.
Statementby Staff, Bureau of Mines.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL15341990M

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