Reference numberRBO/6/23
Alternative reference numberRBO.6.174
TitleDr Papin's experiment 'upon petrified Wood calcined applying to the Lodestone or tinging with Galls'
Date16 April 1684
DescriptionThat parts of the petrified wood and bark were calcined to see if they were magnetic (only the bark proved positive); observations of the effects of powder of gall on uncalcined bark; carried out same experiment with iron rust

Details about how to make plaster of Paris transparent by adding turpentine

Figure page 176
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5721Papin; Denis (1647 - 1713); natural philosopher and inventor1647 - 1713
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