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Beryllium, a potential environmental contaminant

Charles Grady Wilber

Beryllium, a potential environmental contaminant

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beryllium -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Beryllium -- Toxicology.,
  • Beryllium.,
  • Environmental pollutants.,
  • Berylliosis.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles G. Wilber.
    SeriesAmerican lecture series ; publication no. 1040
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH545.B47 W54 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 130 p. ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4105417M
    ISBN 100398041180
    LC Control Number80020091

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