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Original paper

Oleg S. Vereshchagin, Andrey K. Khudoley, Victoria B. Ershova, Andrey V. Prokopiev, Gennady V. Schneider

Provenance of Jurassic-Cretaceous siliciclastic rocks from the northern Siberian Craton: an integrated heavy mineral study

Journal of Geosciences, volume 63 (2018), issue 2, 199 - 213


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