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Published in Denver, Colo. : Rio Blanco Oil Shale Project .
Written in English


  • Soils,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Oil-shale industry,
  • Oil-shales

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Other titlesRio Blanco Oil Shale Project :
Statement prepared for Rio Blanco Oil Shale Project by Colorado School of Mines Research Institute
ContributionsColorado School of Mines. Research Institute
The Physical Object
Pagination129 leaves :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25216014M

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