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Argon and Helium in Meteoric Iron

Nature volume 52, pages 224225 | Download Citation



IN the light of the new discoveries of argon and helium, it appeared that the reinvestigation of the gas evolved on heating meteoric iron might promise interesting results. This anticipation has been fulfilled. Meteoric iron, heated in vacuo, yields a small amount of both argon and helium, besides a comparatively large quantity of hydrogen.

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