John Arthur Phillips

John Arthur Phillips

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Arthur Phillips (18 February 1822 - 5 January 1887) was a British geologist. He was born at Polgooth, near St Austell in Cornwall the son of John Phillips, who at one time was occupied as a mineral agent, and of Prudence Gaved of Tregian, St Ewe. After an education at a private school at St Blazey he was placed with a surveyor, but soon turned his attention to metallurgy, especially in connection with electricity. He was also involved with the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society where he collaborated with Robert Were Fox the Younger and Robert Hunt in experiments connected with electricity and the deposition of metallic copper. Phillips entered as a student at the cole des Mines, Paris, in December 1844, and graduated in 1846.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134975230
  • 9786134975230