Properties and hazards of 108 selected substances

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StatementJeffrey E. Lucius ... [et al.]
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 92-527
ContributionsLucius, Jeffrey E, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROPERTIES AND HAZARDS OF SELECTED SUBSTANCES EDITION Jeffrey E. Lucius1, Gary R. Olhoeft1, Patricia L. Hill1, and Steven K. Duke1Author: J.E. Lucius, G.R. Olheoft, P.L. Hill, S.K. Duke. Properties and hazards of selected substances: USGS Open-File Report [Lucius, J.

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