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The Atomic Weight of Silver


IN reply to Prof. Brauner's criticism (NATURE, Mar. 5, p. 348, and April 9, p. 526) of our determination of the atomic weight of silver (J.C.S., 1926, 128, 2510), we have now investigated the volatility of silver and have most emphatically confirmed our original statement that no silver could possibly have escaped from the silica tube during the final melting in hydrogen.

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