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Ancient mineralogy, or, An inquiry respecting mineral substances mentioned by the Ancients

N. F. Moore

Ancient mineralogy, or, An inquiry respecting mineral substances mentioned by the Ancients

with occasional remarks on the uses to which they were applied.

by N. F. Moore

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Published by Sampson Low, Son & Co. in London .
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  To those who know how deficient the ancients were in the knowledge of salts, and of mineralogy in general, this assertion will without further proof appear highly probable. Alum and vitriol are neutral salts, or to speak more correctly, saline substances, which have . The types peculiar to the old or the new world are few; among them may be mentioned the horse and ass and the dromedary of Asia, and the opossum of North America; but upon this subject more details may be found in every text-book of zoology and botany. schools of Magi mentioned by Pliny, the most ancient, the * The Book of Enoch thus states the names and offices of the “Angels who watch”: Uriel presides over clamour and terror: Raphael over the spirits of men: Ragiel inflicts punishment on the world and the luminaries; Michael, who presides over human virtue, commands the Size: 2MB.


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