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Original Paper

Arno Mücke, Zdeněk Losos

The magnetite mineralizations of the Desná Group in the Silesicum, Czech Republic: petrographic, mineralogical, and geochemical studies and their genetic implications

Journal of Geosciences, volume 52 (2007), issue 3-4, 227 - 270


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