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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1879-1880-161

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160 APPLIED SCIENCES The text book used in this Course is Bloxam's Labora- tory Teaching Analytical Chemistry Students of the third year have additional opportu- nities of studying Chemistry by entering for the Class of Ex- perimental and Analytical Chemistry for which the above Laboratory Course forms suitable preparation Class for such Students is held on Wednesday from 40 to and on Saturday from 10 to Fee Ā£3 not including the cost of Chemicals and the use of Apparatus Mineralogy For Students of the First and Second Years Wednesday and Friday 9-10 in Michaelmas and Lent Terms The Course commences with desciiption of the Physical and Chemical cnaracters of Minerals in general Physical -Crystallization Cleavage Fracture Frangi- bility Hardness Lustre Colour Flexibility Double Refrac- tion Touch Taste Odour Streak Powder Adhesion to the Tongue Magnetic and Electric Properties Phosphorescence Specific Gravity Chemical -Use of the Blow-Pipe Action of Acids &c The principal simple Minerals are next separately con- sidered and the readiest mode of distinguishing them described The following is the order adopted Earthy Minerals -Rock-crystal Amethyst Cairngorm Avanturine Cat's Eye Opal Calcedony Flint Onyx Agate Carnelian Heliotrope Jasper Hornstone Chert Garnets Idocrase Axinite Epidote Augite Hornblende Asbestus Tremolite Actynolite Felspars Mica Talc Chlorite Calcite Fluor Selenite Barytes Strontian Salt Combustible Minerals Sulphur Bitumen Coal Jet Amber &c Minerals used in Jewellery -Diamond coloured varieties of Corundum Sapphire Ruby Topaz -called Oriental Stones Spiuel Turquoise Topaz Emerald Beryl Hyacinth Tour- maline Lapis-Lazuli &c
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