Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America Volume 4

Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America Volume 4

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...any portion of it be black instead of iron-gray, separate such portion for use in a subsequent operation. Lastly, having powdered the Reduced Iron, keep it in a wellstopped bottle. When thirty troyounces of Subcarbonate of Iron are operated on, the process occupies from five to eight hours. A tasteless powder, of an iron-gray colour. It is wholly dissolved by a mixture of one part of sulphuric acid and sixty of water, without yielding the odour of hydrosulphuric acid. A small portion of it, struck on an anvil with a smooth hammer, forms a scale having a brilliant metallic lustre. ' Take of Mercury twenty-four troyounces; Sulphuric Acid thirty-six troyounces; Chloride of Sodium eighteen troyounces. Boil, by means of a sand-bath, the Mercury with the Sulphuric Acid until a dry white mass is left. Rub this, when cold, with the Chloride of Sodium in an earthenware mortar; then sublime with a gradually increasing heat. ' Iii colourless crystals or crystalline masses, which are fusible by heat, sublime without residue, and are entirely soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. Lime-water occasions with its solution a reddish or yellow precipitate, and ammonia a white one. HYDRARGYRI CHLORIDUM MITE. Mild Chloride of Zlfercary. Calomel. Take of Mercury forty-eight troyounces; Sulphuric Acid thirty-six troyounces; Chloride of Sodium eighteen troyounces; Distilled Water a sufiicient quantity. Boil, by means of a sand-bath, twenty-four troyounces of the Mercury with the Sulphuric Acid until a dry white mass is left.. Rub this, when cold, with the remainder of the Mercury, in an earthenware mortar, until they are thoroughly mixed. Then add the Chloride of Sodium, and, having rubbed it with the other ingredients until globules of Mercury cease to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236942167
  • 9781236942166