Manual of Mineralogy, Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of the Science to the Arts for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Manual of Mineralogy, Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of the Science to the Arts for the Use of Schools and Colleges

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...the United States, it is met with in good crystals in New York, at Rogers' Rock on Lake George, with graphite and pyroxene, at Gouverneur, near Natural Bridge in Lewis county, (the variety called leder'ite, ) in Orange county in Monroe, Edenville, Warwick, and Amity, near Peekskill in Westchester county, and near West Farms. In Massachusets, at Lee, Bolton, and Pelham. In Connecticut, at Trumbull-In Maine, at Thomaston. In New Jersey, at Franklin. In Pennsylvania, near Attleboro', Bucks county. In Delaware, at Dixon's quarry, 7 miles from Wilmington. In Maryland, 25 miles from Baltimore, on the Gunpowder. Gfeenovite is a sphene containing manganese. Perofslrite. This is a titanate of lime. It occurs in minute modified cubes, grayish to iron-black in color. ' Gr=4'0l7. H=5'5. From the Urals. Pyrrhite. In minute regular octahedrons, of a yellowish color. Transparent; vitreous. H=6. From near Mursinsk, Siberia; also from the Western Islands, as first detected by Mr. J. E. Teschemacher of Boston. Supposed to contain titanic acid. Kcilhauite, or yttro-titanite. Related to spheuc. Brownish-black, with n grayish-brown powder. Gr=3'69. H=6 5. Fuses easily. Contains silica 30-0, titanic acid 29'0, yitria 9-6, lime l8'9, peroxyd of iron 6-4, alumina 6'1. From Arendal, Norway. Warwickite. It occurs in prismatic crystals, of a brownish to an irongray color, often tarnished bluish or copper-red. Luster metallic pearly to imperfectly vitreous or resinous. I'l=5--6. Gr=3---3'3. Inlusible alone before the blowpipe. From magnesian limestone, with ilineniu and spinel, at Amity, Orange county, N. Y. What are distinctive characteristics of the species sphenei In what roclis does it occur T The analysis of warwickite, by Smith and...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922433
  • 9781236922434