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Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on two papers 'On the intimate structure of crystals. Part I. Crystals of the cubic system with cubic cleavage' and 'On the intimate structure of crystals. Part II. Crystals of the cubic system with cubic cleavage. Haloid compounds of silver' by William Johnson Sollas

Reference number: RR/14/95

Date: 28 January 1898

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Not recommended for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Cannot see how it can be condensed. Considers the paper more suited for the Philosophical Magazine. Refers to work of René Just Haüy. Offers to give a fuller criticism of the theories proposed in the paper.

Subject: Geology, Crystallography, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

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RR/14/95
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28 January 1898
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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George Downing Liveing

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George Downing Liveing, Referee's report by George Downing Liveing, on two papers 'On the intimate structure of crystals. Part I. Crystals of the cubic system with cubic cleavage' and 'On the intimate structure of crystals. Part II. Crystals of the cubic system with cubic cleavage. Haloid compounds of silver' by William Johnson Sollas, 28 January 1898, RR/14/95, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_95/referees-report-by-george-downing-liveing-on-two-papers-on-the-intimate-structure-of-crystals-part-i-crystals-of-the-cubic-system-with-cubic-cleavage-and-on-the-intimate-structure-of-crystals-part-ii-crystals-of-the-cubic-system-with-cubic-cleavage-haloid-compounds-of-silver-by-william-johnson-sollas, accessed on 03 March 2024

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