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Synthetic gems, the case for caution

O"Donoghue, Michael.

Synthetic gems, the case for caution

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Published by Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones, Artificial.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. J. O"Donoghue.
    SeriesSpecial report - Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Technical Advisory Committee ; no. 30
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP873 .O36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 10 leaves ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4296626M
    LC Control Number78324829


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