Rocks and Minerals

  • Eugene F. Milone
  • Willam J.F. Wilson
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)


Igneous Rock Lower Mantle Hexagonal Close Packing Perovskite Crystal McGraw Hill Company 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene F. Milone
    • 1
  • Willam J.F. Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Physics AstronomyUniversity of Calgary CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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