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Minerals at the American Exhibition

Nature volume 36, page 381 | Download Citation



ONE of the most conspicuous features of the American Exhibition is the remarkable collection of minerals brought over and exhibited by Mr. A. E. Foote, of Philadelphia. Many of the specimens, which are extremely fine, have been obtained during collecting-expeditions undertaken by Mr. Foote himself, and several new species and varieties have been made known to science through his indefatigable labours.

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