Minerals (Stewart, Melissa. Rocks and Minerals.) by Melissa Stewart

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Written in English

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  • General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Minerals,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

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Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL8397066M
ISBN 101403400946
ISBN 109781403400949

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