Reference numberPP/10/35
Previous numbersPP/42/35
TitlePaper, 'On phosphonium chloride' by Sidney Skinner
CreatorSkinner; Sidney (fl 1887); chemist
DescriptionSkinner writes: 'At the close of an interesting paper in the ‘Annales de Chimie,’ vol. 20, 1880, Ogier describes the preparation of the compound phosphoninm chloride. When the two gases phosphine and hydrochloric acid are mixed at 14°C. under atmospheric pressure they do not combine; but when the pressure is raised to 20 atmospheres small crystals of the compound PH4Cl form at the upper end of the tube.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes two graphs of maximum pressures and saturated volumes.

Subject: Chemistry

Received 28 March 1887. Read 21 April 1887. Communicated by James Dewar.

A version of this paper was published in volume 42 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On phosphonium chloride'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1887.0052
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5870Dewar; Sir; James (1842 - 1923)1842 - 1923
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