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Paper, 'On certain ternary alloys. I. Alloys of lead, tin, and zinc' by C R [Charles Romley] Alder Wright and C Thompson

Reference number: PP/13/30

Date: 1889

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The authors write: 'It is well known, that quite apart from a tendency to separate more or less completely into different mixtures during solidification, certain mixtures of molten metals show a tendency to separate into two alloys of different densities on standing fused for some time.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes five graphs of experimental results.

Subject: Metallurgy

Received 5 March 1889. Read 28 March 1889.

A version of this paper was published in volume 45 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On certain ternary alloys. I. Alloys of lead, tin, and zinc'.

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PP/13/30
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1889
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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27 pages
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Charles Romley Alder Wright, Paper, 'On certain ternary alloys. I. Alloys of lead, tin, and zinc' by C R [Charles Romley] Alder Wright and C Thompson, 1889, PP/13/30, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_13_30/paper-on-certain-ternary-alloys-i-alloys-of-lead-tin-and-zinc-by-c-r-charles-romley-alder-wright-and-c-thompson, accessed on 17 June 2024

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