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Problems in the metal-mining industry (lead, zinc, and other metals)

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Small Business.

Problems in the metal-mining industry (lead, zinc, and other metals)

Hearings before the Select Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, first session, pursuant to H. res. 22, a resolution creating a Select Committee to Conduct a Study and Investigation of the Problems of Small Business.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Small Business.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lead industry and trade -- United States.,
    • Zinc industry and trade -- United States.,
    • Mineral industries -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9539.L42 U515
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 520 p.
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6148659M
      LC Control Number53061600
      OCLC/WorldCa2693712

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