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Reference numberCLP/9i/42
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'The method manner and order of transmutation of copper into brass' by Thomas Povey
Date1690s
DescriptionPaper by Thomas Povey describing in detail the process of turning copper into brass using calamine [zinc ore] and charcoal.

Subject: Metallurgy / Chemistry

Published twice in Philosophical Transactions, first in vol 27 p 735 and again in vol 22 (1700) as 'The method, manner and order of the transmutation of copper into brass, &c. By Thomas Povey, Esq; brought into the Royal Society, of which he is a fellow'.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1693.0032
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 17 (1693), p 735
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1700.0008
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 22 (1700), p 474
Related records in the catalogueRBO/7/108
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5143Povey; Thomas (c1613 - c1705); colonial entrepreneur and administratorc1613 - c1705
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