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The discovery of the elements

Author: Mary Elvira Weeks
Publisher: [Whitefish, Mont.] : Kessinger Pub., [2003]
Series: Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Elvira Weeks
ISBN: 0766138720 9780766138728
OCLC Number: 71322678
Notes: Reprint of the 3rd ed., revised, published: Easton, Pa. : Journal of Chemical Education, 1935.
"Collected reprints of a series of articles published in the Journal of Chemical Education."
Description: iii, 371 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm.
Contents: Elements known to the ancient world --
Elements known to the alchemists --
Some eighteenth-century metals --
Three important gases --
Chromium, molybdenum, tungsten, and uranium --
Tellurium and selenium --
Columbium, tantalum, and vanadium --
The platinum metals --
Three alkali metals: potassium, sodium, and lithium --
The alkaline earth metals and magnesium and cadmium --
Some elements isolated with the aid of potassium and sodium: zirconium, titanium, cerium, and thorium --
Other elements isolated with the aid of potassium and sodium: beryllium, boron, silicon, and aluminum --
Some spectroscopic discoveries --
The periodic system of the elements --
Some elements predicted by Mendeléeff --
The rare earth elements --
The halogen family --
The inert gases --
The radioactive elements --
Recently discovered elements --
Supplementary note on the discovery of phosphorus.
Series Title: Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.
Other Titles: Journal of chemical education.
Responsibility: by Mary Elvira Weeks ; illustrations collected by F.B. Dains.

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