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Reference numberCLP/11i/43
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Experiments made upon metals with the Duke of Orleans his burning-glasse' by M [Claude Joseph] Geoffroy
Date[1709]
DescriptionPaper by Geoffroy regarding experiments conducted using the Duke of Orleans' burning glass to examine the effect of heat on various metals, including iron, copper, tin, and lead. Geoffroy's conclusions were that the four metals were composed of a sulphur or oily substance and a metallic earth capable of vitrification.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experiments upon metals, made with the Burning-glass of the Duke of Orleans'.

Read to the Royal Society on 2 November 1709.
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1708.0059
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 26 (1709), p 374
JBO/11 p175
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7765Geoffroy; Claude Joseph (1685 - 1752)1685 - 1752
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