Small scale gold refining by Roland Loewen

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Published by Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in London .

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  • Gold -- Metallurgy.

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Statementby Roland Loewen.
SeriesProject report (Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. Technical Advisory Committee) -- no. 44/1
LC ClassificationsTN"769"L64"1980
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20646070M

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