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The use of the blowpipe in chemical analysis, and in the examination of minerals

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Published by Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, and J. Mawe in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blowpipe,
  • Mineralogy,
  • Chemistry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.J. Berzelius ; translated from the French of M. Fresnel by J.G. Children ; with a sketch of Berzelius" System of Mineralogy, a synoptic table of the principal characters of the pure earths and metallic oxides before the blowpipe, and numerous notes and additions by the translator
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    ContributionsChildren, John George, 1777-1852
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16, xxxix, 343 p., [2] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15209673M
    LC Control Number87353151

    BUTLER, G.M. Pocket handbook of blowpipe analysis. BUTLER, G.M. A Pocket Handbook of Minerals. Designed for use in the field or classroom, with little reference to . This book, first published in , is the state-of-the-art manual for qualitative blowpipe analysis of chemical elements in minerals. I am adapting some of the element tables (see Borax and Phosphate) and the analytical techniques and have been re-doing portions of the chemical element pages. David Forbes was a chemist and mineralogist who supported H. C. Sorby in the development of thin section microscopy. series on blowpipe analysis of Author: Helen Kerbey. The difference is that blowpipe analysis is carried out on a discrete mineral sample from the ore rather than melting down the entire sample. However, several steps, which may include the use of various fluxes and wet chemical tests are required to check for various elements, so you more or less need to have some prior idea what you are looking.

    minerals is given in the form of a dialogue which has to be read several times before it becomes clear to the reader. while the information given in the tables is not applicable if the examples at the end of the book are not consulted. The use of boron trioxide as a flux. however. opens many pos~ sibilities in chemical examination of minerals.


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Use of the blowpipe in chemical analysis and in the examination of minerals. London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jöns Jakob Berzelius, friherre; J G Children; Cole Collection of Chemistry.

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with notes, by J.S " See other formats. Most book distributors must special order the book. Lewis, J.V., Hawkins, A.C., A Manual of Determinative Mineralogy with Tables, Fourth edition,John Wiley and Sons, New York The fold-out tables in this book are a fascinating look back at a time when blowpipe and wet chemical analysis were the primary tools of the mineralogist.

Excerpt from A Practical Treatise on the Use of the Blowpipe, in Chemical and Mineral Analysis: Including a Systematic Arrangement of Simple Minerals, Adapted to Aid the Student in His Progress in Mineralogy, by Facilitating the Discovery of the Names of SpeciesAuthor: John Griffin.

Their examination by the “wet” methods of chemical analysis usually require a preliminary fusion and solution to obtain solutions that can be used for the normal “wet-way” analysis.

With the blowpipe, analytical tests are applied directly to the mineral and are quickly carried out with very little material and with very simple, easily. A manual of blowpipe-analysis, and determinative mineralogy. (Philadelphia, T. Zell, ), by William Elderhorst (page images at HathiTrust) The use of the blowpipe in the qualitative and quantitative examination of minerals, ores, furnace products, and other metallic combinations.

The last chapter is not intended to serve as a key to determining the minerals therein described, but rather it is added to give the student exercise in Blowpipe Analysis, and at the same time to point out the methods of Determinative Mineralogy.

methods of chemical analysis. His essay on “wet” analysis or the analysis of mineral waters, De analysi aquarum, first appeared inand his essay on “dry” analysis or blowpipe analysis, appeared the next year (Table III) (8).

In the space of about 50 pages Bergman summarized the current state of blowpipe. Manual of Determinative Mineralogy, with an Introduction on Blowpipe Analysis.

By George J. Brush, Professor of Mineralogy in the Sheffield Scientific : Charles A. Burghardt. The Strange Blowpipe 19th Century Miners Used to Analyze Ore This blowpipe kit from the Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum in Philadelphia dates to about A.

A manual of blowpipe-analysis, and determinative mineralogy. (Philadelphia, T. Zell, ), by William Elderhorst (page images at HathiTrust) Tables for the determination of common minerals chiefly by their physical properties, with confirmatory chemical tests, (Boston, The author, ), by William O.

Crosby (page images at HathiTrust). In his classic book, Employment of the Blowpipe in Chemistry and Mineralogy (), all aspects of blowpipe analysis are clearly summarized.

In this work Berzelius described in detail seven different types of blowpipe as well as a special oil lamp designed by him. The methods of chemical analysis may be classified according to the type of reaction: (I) dry or blowpipe analysis, which consists in an examination of the substance in the dry condition; this includes such tests as ignition in a tube, ignition on charcoal in the blowpipe flame, fusion with borax, microcosmic salt or fluxes, and flame.

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF MINERALS There are many diff tdifferent types of bthboth qualit tilitative and quantitative analysis availableto mineralogists and petrologists.

Specific techniques are chosen based on the goals of the researcher and the characteristics of the samples being studied. The four most important things to know before beginning anyFile Size: 1MB.

Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses the composition and analysis of rock materials. The ability to undertake a good analysis depends upon the skill of the analyst in making separations and in completing his determinations gravimetrically or titrimetrically, although for manganese, a visual comparison of colors provided an early example of the use of colorimetric method.

A small cheap set of magnifying glasses are all that is required for the purpose of blowpipe analysis, Fig. A small magnet should be kept on hand, for the purpose of testing reduced metals. Nippers, for the purpose of breaking off pieces of minerals for analysis, without injuring the entire piece, are indispensable, Fig A Swedish chemist; Berzelius () made major contributions to the determination of the atomic weight of elements.

the use of the blowpipe to determine the composition of classic treatise on the use of the blowpipe in chemical analysis and for the examination of minerals was first published in Swedish in T Fiber analysis of paper and paperboard4 T Zinc and cadmium in paper and pigments4 Test Method A—Qualitative Chemical Analysis 3.

Significance and Use Qualitative chemical analyses of the mineral component of a paper specimen, Test Method A, serve to identify the ions of any such minerals.

The results may then be interpreted inFile Size: KB. Blowpipes These are very similar to what early chemists and mineralogists used for blow pipe analysis of minerals.

Consult a suitable text (Brush & Penfield, O.C. Smith, etc.) for details of how this procedure was done. Even the Chemcraft manuals detailed some experiments with the blowpipe. Fifty or sixty years ago, before instrumental analysis. The methods of chemical analysis may be classified according to the type of reaction: (I) dry or blowpipe analysis, which consists in an examination of the substance in the dry condition; this includes such tests as ignition in a tube, ignition on charcoal in the blowpipe flame, fusion with borax, microcosmic salt or fluxes, and flame colorations (in quantitative work the dry methods.

For a survey of the literature on the history of the blowpipe, see Brian Dolan, “Blowpipe,” in A. Hessenbruch, ed. Reader’s Guide to the History of Science (London: Fitzroy Dearborn, ), 87–88; useful studies which should be mentioned include U.

Burchard, “The History and Apparatus of Blowpipe Analysis,” The Mineralogical Record, 25 () –; W.B. Jensen, Cited by: 2. The first use of the blowpipe that we have recorded is that of a Swedish mining officer, who used it in the year for chemical purposes, but we have the most meagre accounts of his operations.

In another Swedish mining officer, by the name of Cronstedt, published his " Use of the Blowpipe in Page 13 ITS USE. 13 Chemistry and Mineralogy. Colour reactions in the micro-chemical determination of minerals. (With Plate IV.) By J. ADA~ WATSOn, F.I.C., A.C.G.I.

[Read November 1, ] T HE rapid determination of the chemical elements present in a mineral has been a desideratum ever since minerals became of economic use.

Charcoal for blowpipe analysis of minerals If you're familiar with Pough's Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals or Smith's Identification and Qualitative Analysis of Minerals, then you'll know that charcoal is useful for qualitative analysis of minerals. There are several old-time science lab tests that rely on charcoal; the charcoal may act as a support, a reducing agent, or both.

The standard methods for chemical analysis of individual crystals of ore minerals are energy-dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX), usually as an attachment to a scanning. Browse and buy a vast selection of Fine Press, Fine Bindings Collections: Art & Collectibles on Blowpipe test Complex, scientific test which is conducted to identify a mineral.

A mineral fragment is placed in a cavity on a charcoal block, and a horizontal flame is sent towards the fragment on the charcoal using a blowpipe. SELECT BLOWPIPE AND ACID TESTS FOR MINERALS ALUMINUM, Al. Infusible aluminum minerals (also zinc silicates) ignited before and after adding cobalt nitrate solution give an intense blue color.

Fusible minerals may give blue cobalt glass whether aluminum is present or not. To read this book online, your options are Join Forgotten Books 1, books Unlimited reading Dedicated support Small monthly fee Click here to learn more Continue as guest Some pages are restricted.

In the Chemical Blowpipe a chamber is fixed near the extremity of the instrument which collects the condensed moisture. The most usual form of this * For a brief history of the use of the blowpipe, see Berzelius' work, translated by J.

Whitney, Boston, A more complete history is found in Kopp's Geschichte der Chemie, II. "After a careful examination of Elderhorst's Blow-pipe Analysis, which you have recently published, I am of opinion that it is the best treatise on the subject for the use of beginners and students, and that the experienced chemists will find in it an invaluable vademocum in testing minerals and inorganic bodies generally.

The highly respected, award-winning Mineralogical Record magazine is the premier journal for serious mineral collectors, specimen-oriented mineralogists and mineral museum curators worldwide.

It features authoritative and interesting articles on every aspect of specimen mineralogy, including in-depth locality descriptions, new species, mineral market reports. INDEX Franklin, R., Freind, J., Chymical Lectures, Fremy, E., French, J.,The Art of Distillation,Fulhame.

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS The science of mineral chemistry is based on a good understanding of the composition of minerals. For this reason, it is important to understand the possibilities and limitations of chemical analyses of minerals.

Quantitative chemical analysis aims to identify the elements present and to determine their relative Size: KB. Methods of Chemical Analysis While the common minerals are made up mostly of the abundant elements in the Crust, and we can express the chemical composition of such minerals by a simple (and sometimes not so simple) chemical formula, all minerals exhibit some chemical variation.

In fact pure minerals. many problems. They obscure relationships that are obvious when the compositions of minerals are expressed in terms of atomic proportions. • The datum for each element in an analysis is in units of: The desired mineral formula is in units of: Retrieval of standard chemical formulas for minerals from chemical analyses is an exercise in (a)File Size: 19KB.

B eforeRichard Kirwan explained in the Preface to his two-volume Elements of Mineralogy, 1 his subject could scarcely be deemed a science because, despite the efforts of men such as Carolus Linneaeus, its nomenclature was in chaotic disarray. The same substance "from some slight variation of appearance was often denoted by different names, and different substances .Karl Friedrich Plattner was a German metallurgical chemist.

Plattner succeeded in devising dependable methods of assaying for all the ordinary useful metals. His modes of assaying for nickel and cobalt quickly found favor with metallurgists.The use of the blowpipe in chemical analysis, and in the examination of minerals / by J.J.

Berzelius ; translated from the French of M. Fresnel by J.G. Children ; with a sketch of Berzelius' System of Mineralogy, a synoptic table of the principal cha.