Mineral deposit modeling using components for complex mineral deposits mixed base- and precious-metal veins of the Idaho Batholith, Idaho by James D. Bliss

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  • Mines and mineral resources -- Idaho Batholith (Idaho and Mont.),
  • Ore deposits -- Idaho Batholith (Idaho and Mont.)

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Statementby James D. Bliss.
SeriesOpen-file report -- 94-690., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 94-690.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
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Pagination53 p. :
Number of Pages53
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Open LibraryOL17454465M

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