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Jiří Sejkora, Jakub Plášil, Ivana Císařová, Radek Škoda, Jan Hloušek, František Veselovský, Ivana Jebavá

Interesting supergene Pb-rich mineral association from the Rovnost mining field, Jáchymov (St. Joachimsthal), Czech Republic

Journal of Geosciences, volume 56 (2011), issue 3, 257 - 271


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