The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
University of New Zealand. — Chemistry and Experimental Physics. — Paper a (2). Metallurgy and Mineral Chemistry
University of New Zealand.
Chemistry and Experimental Physics.
Paper a (2). Metallurgy and Mineral Chemistry.
What is the composition and what are the properties of the best varieties of fire-clay? What components of clay are most detrimental to its refractory character?
Describe some efficient form of gas-producer for the conversion of coal into combustible gas for heating purposes.
What are the constituents of ordinary cast iron? Give roughly an estimate of their proportions. How would you demonstrate qualitatively the presence of each?
How would you prepare pure gold from coin?
In the assay of gold what is meant by the term "quartation," and what is the object of this operation?
Where are the chief supplies of tinstone found? Give a sketch of the process of smelting tin.
Classify the common metals according as they do or do not act on water or steam.
Describe the physical and chemical characters of the following minerals: galena, fluor-spar, apatite, stilbite.