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Latin version of a paper detailing the origin, nature, and composition of ambergris and experiments to determine whether it is an animal, vegetable, or mineral substance. English translation found at CLP/11ii/20.

Subject: Chemistry

Published in Latin in three parts in Philosophical Transactions as 'De ambra grysea. Auctore Casparo Neumanno, M. D. Chemiæ Profess. Berolin. & R. S. S', 'De Ambra Grysea. Auctore Casparo Neumanno, M. D. Chemiæ Profess. Berolin. & R. S. S. [vide Part I. N° 433.]', and 'De Ambra Grysea. Auctore Casparo Neumanno, M. D. Chemiæ Profess. Berolin. & R. S. S. [vide part I. N°. 433. & Part II. N° 434.]'.

Written by Neumann in Berolini [Berlin, Germany].

Reference number
CLP/11ii/28
Earliest possible date
15 October 1729
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
84 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Caspar Neumann

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Caspar Neumann, Paper, 'De ambra grysea' by Casparo Neumanno [Caspar Neumann], 15 October 1729, CLP/11ii/28, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_11ii_28/paper-de-ambra-grysea-by-casparo-neumanno-caspar-neumann, accessed on 19 June 2024

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