Litho- and bio-facies of carbonate sedimentary rocks
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Published by Palaeontological Society of Japan in [Tokyo] .
Written in English


  • Rocks, Carbonate -- Congresses,
  • Petrology -- Asia -- Congresses

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Statementedited by Tatsuro Matsumoto.
SeriesPalaeontological Society of Japan special papers -- no. 14
ContributionsMatsumoto, Tatsurō, 1913-
LC ClassificationsQE475 L5
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Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL17898157M

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