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Mats E. Eriksson, 2019: Another Primordial Day – The Paleo Metal Diaries. PMET Publishing House, Malmö. 462 pp.

Check out the latest popular-scientific literary masterpiece/monster by friend and colleague Mats E. Eriksson!

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· Parker, J., 1872: Report of the lecture on the flint-implement bearing beds of S. Acheul.

· Öpik, A., 1929: Der estländische Obolenphosphorit [The Estonian Obolus phosphorite].

· Roy, S.K., 1935: The question of living bacteria in stony meteorites.

· Rutten, M.G., 1969: Sedimentary ores of the early and middle Precambrian and the history of atmospheric oxygen.

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· Walcott, C.D., 1894: Note on some appendages of the trilobites.

· Regnéll, G., 1945: Non-crinoid Pelmatozoa from the Paleozoic of Sweden.


· Andersson, G., 1901: Ett bidrag till kännedomen om hästens förekomst i Sverige under stenåldern [A contribution to the knowledge on the horse’s occurrence in Sweden during the Stone Age].

· Westergård, A.H., 1929: A deep boring through middle and lower Cambrian strata at Borgholm, Isle of Öland.

· Westergård, A.H., 1931: Diplocraterion, Monocraterion and Scolithus from the lower Cambrian of Sweden.


· Schrenk, A.G., 1852: Uebersicht des obern Silurischen Schichtensystems Liv- und Ehstlands, vornämlich ihrer Inselgruppe (erster Theil) [Overview of the upper Silurian system of Livonia and Estonia, especially of its archipelago (first part)].

· Crosby, W.O., 1883: Origins and relations of continents and ocean-basins.

· Hadding, A., 1958: Origin of the lithographic limestones.

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