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The Rusting of Iron

Nature volume 74, page 610 (18 October 1906) | Download Citation

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IN my remarks on “The Rusting of Iron,” published in NATURE of September 27, I directed attention to the fact that pure hydrogen peroxide solution was rapidly decomposed by cast-iron, the latter becoming covered with rust. This, I stated, “was, no doubt, due to catalytic action.”

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