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extensive circulation, but that eventually it would come into general use. At the present time it is a work of reference in every laboratory in Europe and America ; moreover, numbers of copies have found their way to Australia.
The truthfulness of its results are daily witnessed, for it enables the mere beginner to discover the presence of Antimony, Arsenic, Bismuth, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Lead, Magnesia, Manganese, Mercury, Selenium, Silver, Soda, Strontia, Sulphur, and Zinc, and a skilful operator can prove infallibly the presence of a still greater number of substances.
Dr. MUSPRATT takes this opportunity of expressing his best thanks to his talented student, Mr. E. E. HOLDEN, for the valuable assistance he has rendered him in preparing this work for the press.
College of Chemistry, Liverpool,
DESCRIPTION OF THE BLOWPIPE, MANIPULATING APPARATUS,
I. THE BLOWPIPE ...
II. THE COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL
III. THE BLOWING, ET CETERA, AND DESCRIPTION OF THE FLAME
The Oxidation Flame ...
The Reduction Flame ...
1. Charcoal ...
10. A Mixture of seven parts of Charcoal, with one part of Clay ...
1. A Balance ...
Reagents in the Dry Way.
FLUXES AND BLOWPIPE REAGENTS.