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David Buriánek, Kryštof Verner, Pavel Hanžl, Hana Krumlová

Ordovician metagranites and migmatites of the Svratka and Orlice-Sněžník Units, northeastern Bohemian Massif

Journal of Geosciences, volume 54 (2009), issue 2, 181 - 200


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