Fracturing in coal (Treshchinovatostʹ uglei) by I. I. Ammosov

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Published by Israel Program for Scientific Translations; [available from the Office of Technical Services, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Washington] in Jerusalem .

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  • Coal -- Geology -- Soviet Union.

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Statement[by] I.I. Ammosov and I.V. Eremin. Translated from Russian [by Rivka Nadel and R. Amoils].
ContributionsEremin, I. V., joint author.
LC ClassificationsTN808.R9 A5913
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Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5931746M
LC Control Number64060766

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