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Diamond shines in the dark when struck.

Read to the Royal Society on 28 October 1663

Subject: Mineralogy / Gemology

Reference number
CLP/9i/11
Earliest possible date
1663
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Boyle

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Robert Boyle, Paper, observations of Mr Clayton's diamond by Robert Boyle, 1663, CLP/9i/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_9i_11/paper-observations-of-mr-claytons-diamond-by-robert-boyle, accessed on 23 July 2024

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    Dates: 1592-1741

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