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Points from Foregoing Letters

Nature volume 140, page 590 (02 October 1937) | Download Citation



COMMENTING on a recent remark by Mann and Wells on the production of gold films by heat decomposition of volatile gold compounds, Prof. C. S. Gibson refers to previous experiments of the same type. Also, he points out that in aurous compounds gold is always 2-covalent and that aurous ions, like auric ions, are apparently incapable of existence.

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