Reference numberRBO/14/46
Alternative reference numberRBO.14.179
Title'An account of the Treatise intitled: F E Bruckmanni M D etc historia naturalis curiosa lapidis' by Cromwell Mortimer
DescriptionAccount of the mine of asbestos or amianthus in Hungary - stone is known by several names
Concerning Arabian, Indian and Tartarian asbestos in the province of Chinchin or Chinchital
Details of how paper and linen is made from this stone - that matches and wicks for lamps are also made
Read to the Royal Society on 20 March 1728
Extent7 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
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