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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Would recommend publication if the statements can be verified, but at present is travelling and cannot consult his reference books. Is not sure if all of the information is new. If an abstract is printed in the Proceedings, suggests the views and object of the authors be made more apparent.

Subject: Geology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1879]

Reference number
RR/8/166
Earliest possible date
16 July 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Henry Clifton Sorby

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Henry Clifton Sorby, Referee's report by Henry Clifton Sorby, on a paper 'On the origin of the mineral, structural, and chemical characters of ophites and related rocks' by W King and T H Rowney, 16 July 1879, RR/8/166, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_166/referees-report-by-henry-clifton-sorby-on-a-paper-on-the-origin-of-the-mineral-structural-and-chemical-characters-of-ophites-and-related-rocks-by-w-king-and-t-h-rowney, accessed on 13 April 2024

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