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By John Stevens Henslow

ISBN-10: 1108002013

ISBN-13: 9781108002011

John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861), a scholar of Adam Sedgwick, grew to become Professor of Mineralogy at Cambridge in 1822. He quickly moved to a chair in Botany, and have become a instructor and mentor to Charles Darwin. This ebook on mineralogy was once first released in 1823. It was once meant to save lots of time at school by means of offering an simply obtainable connection with the composition of varied minerals in keeping with the rules of atomic conception, which was once then getting into the clinical mainstream. In that paradigm, research and exam of any mineral's composition concerned first ascertaining the mineral's straightforward molecules, either 'essential' and 'accidental', and moment, deciding on the proportions during which the basic parts mixed to shape the integrant molecule of the mineral. Henslow's e-book will curiosity historians of technology tracing the advance of atomic concept, and people operating extra largely within the background of college schooling and the highbrow weather of the 19th century.

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