Catalogue of the Minerals and Rocks in the Collection of the Australian Museum

Catalogue of the Minerals and Rocks in the Collection of the Australian Museum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...Brieuc, Cotes du Nord, FRANCE. CHROMIC IRON. Chemical Compos'ition--Sesquioxide of Chromium, Protoxide of Iron, (Alumina, Magnesia). In octahedrons. Usually massive. Black. Lustre faintly metallic. Streak or powder dark brown. Fracture irregular. Specific gravity, 4'4 to 4'6. Hardness, 5'5. Not scratched with a knife. Infusible. With borax bead gives the characteristic indications of Chromium. Occurs in Serpentine. Used in the preparation of Chromium colours. 688. Chromic Iron or Chromate of Iron--Baltimore, U.S. 689. Chromic Iron and Grenat--Bahia, Brazil. SoUTH AMERICA 690. 1menite, Titanite of Iron, or Crichtonite--On Quartz--Oisans, Dauphine, FRANCE. 691. Ilmenite and Spinel--Warwick, New York, U.S. SPECULAR IRON, HEMATITE, on MICACEOUS IRON. Chemical Comp0sition--Iron, 70; Oxygen, 30. In tabular cr stals or scales; also fibrous, . massive, granular, earth. Colour black. treak or powder, red. Lustre, metallic or dull. Speci c gravity, 4'5 to 5'3. Hardness of crystals, 5'5 to 65. Not scratched with a nife. Earthy varieties softer, and can be scratched with a knife. Infusible. With borax bead gives the indications of Iron. An abundant ore of Iron. Often gradually changes into red or brown ochre. 692--694. Hematite or Specular Iron--Elba, ITALY. 695 & 696. Hematite or Specular Iron--Whitehaven, Cumberland, ENGLAND. 697 & 698. Hematite 01' Specular Iron--Framont, Vosges, FRANCE. 699. Red Iron Ore or Specular Iron or Hematite.Schnccberg, Saxony, GERMANY. 700. Red Iron O1'e--Phillipstadt, SwEDEN. 701. Red Iron Ore--Elba, ITALY. 702. Red Iron Ore or Itibarite--Brazil. SOUTH AMERICA 703. Hematite or Kidney Ore--Whitehaven, Cumberland, ENGLAND. 704. Hematite or Red Iron Ore--Ulverston, Lancashire, ENGLAND. 705. Hematite...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236756819
  • 9781236756817