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Crystal tuff in the Stoer Group, Torridonian Supergroup, NW Scotland. / Batchelor, Richard A.; Prave, Tony.

In: Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol. 46, 2010, p. 16.

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Batchelor, RA & Prave, T 2010, 'Crystal tuff in the Stoer Group, Torridonian Supergroup, NW Scotland', Scottish Journal of Geology, vol. 46, pp. 16. https://doi.org/10.1144/0036-9276/01-377

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Batchelor, R. A., & Prave, T. (2010). Crystal tuff in the Stoer Group, Torridonian Supergroup, NW Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, 46, 16. https://doi.org/10.1144/0036-9276/01-377

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Batchelor RA, Prave T. Crystal tuff in the Stoer Group, Torridonian Supergroup, NW Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology. 2010;46:16. https://doi.org/10.1144/0036-9276/01-377

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Batchelor, Richard A. ; Prave, Tony. / Crystal tuff in the Stoer Group, Torridonian Supergroup, NW Scotland. In: Scottish Journal of Geology. 2010 ; Vol. 46. pp. 16.

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