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Practical Blowpipe Assaying

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THIS book shows many signs of carelessness on the part of the author. At the very outset, in the Introduction, we meet with strange statements. Mr. Attwood divides the elements into those which are of commercial value and those which are of no commercial value. In the latter class we find Uranium and Tungsten; surely the author does not intend to deny the value of pitchblende and wolfram. He classifies zirconium among the non-metallic elements.

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