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English translation of a paper originally written in French, discussing proposed names for endellione [bournonite] and arguments for and against these names, as well as different types of bournonite. The author then writes about the external and crystallographical characteristics of bournonite. Includes a table showing the modification of primitive crystal of bournonite and its varieties. Numerous corrections and deletions appear in ink throughout.

The original French version of this paper is found at AP/7/1.

Subject: Mineralogy

Read to the Royal Society on 4 May 1809.

Reference number
AP/7/1a
Earliest possible date
1809
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
37 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Unpublished translation, on endellione by unknown author, 1809, AP/7/1a, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_7_1a/unpublished-translation-on-endellione-by-unknown-author, accessed on 25 June 2024

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