Some plutonic rocks from a northern part of the New England Batholith
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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Undercliffe Falls region.


  • Rocks, Igneous.,
  • Intrusions (Geology) -- Australia -- Undercliffe Falls region.

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Bibliography: p. 194-196.

Statementby Evan R. Phillips.
SeriesUniversity of Queensland papers., v. 6, no. 7, Papers (University of Queensland. Dept. of Geology) ;, v. 6, no. 7.
LC ClassificationsQE340 .P36 vol. 6, no. 7, QE461 .P36 vol. 6, no. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination159-206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5474618M
LC Control Number73177911

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