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Published by Industrial Group Headquarters in Risley .
Written in English


  • Plutonium.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by E.L. Francis.
ContributionsFrancis, E. L., United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Industrial Group.
LC ClassificationsQD181.P9 P564 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17049297M

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