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'Some Experiments about Freezing, and the Difference betwixt common fresh Water Ice, and that of Sea Water: Also a probable conjecture about the Originall of the Niter of Aegypt' by Martin Lister

Reference number: RBO/6/20

Date: 14 January 1685

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Observations of freezing 'nitrum murarium', 'red-natron water from Egypt, sea water from Scarborough, and natural brine and sea water; that niter of Aegypt[Egypt] was similar to 'Sal Armoniac'

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RBO/6/20
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14 January 1685
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3 pages
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'Some Experiments about Freezing, and the Difference betwixt common fresh Water Ice, and that of Sea Water: Also a probable conjecture about the Originall of the Niter of Aegypt' by Martin Lister, 14 January 1685, RBO/6/20, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rbo_6_20/some-experiments-about-freezing-and-the-difference-betwixt-common-fresh-water-ice-and-that-of-sea-water-also-a-probable-conjecture-about-the-originall-of-the-niter-of-aegypt-by-martin-lister, accessed on 20 May 2024

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