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Subject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Experimental examination of a white metallic substance said to be found in the gold mines of the Spanish West-Indies [Caribbean], and there known by the appellations of platina, Platina di Pinto, Juan Blanca'

Read 20 June 1754

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L&P/2/519
Earliest possible date
1754
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Ink on paper
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15 pages
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Manuscript

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William Lewis

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William Lewis, Paper, 'Experimental examination of platina, paper 3' by William Lewis, 1754, L&P/2/519, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_519/paper-experimental-examination-of-platina-paper-3-by-william-lewis, accessed on 22 July 2024

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