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Giving Some Account of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious, in Many Considerable Parts of the World. EXTRACT from Vol. LXVI Part II. ... 1776.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. pp.(605-658). + Errata. Disbound, without stitching, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise Experiments made in order to ascertain the nature of some mineral substances; and, in particular, to see how far the acids of sea-salt and of vitriol contribute to mineralize metallic and other substances By Peter Woulfe; Index. Cole 1389. ... 25 experiments made to determine the extent of mineralization by acid of salt (hydrochloric) and acid of vitriol (sulphuric). The conclusion reached was that silver and mercury are the only metals mineralized by acid of salt and that the mineral formed also contains acid of vitriol ...
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