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" ... to tell us that water consists of 1 part of hydrogen by weight united with 8 parts of oxygen; that marble is composed of 56 parts of lime, and 44 of carbonic acid; common salt, of 35J parts of chlorine, and 23 of sodium ; turpentine, of 30 carbon,... "
Optics: Light and Sight Theoretically and Practically Considered, with Their ... - Page 103
by Edward Nugent - 1870 - 268 pages
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An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy: Including Some ...

William Phillips - 1818 - 246 pages
...alone constitutes one-eighth part of the whole crust of the globe. It may be assumed that lime stone is composed of 56 parts of lime and 44 of carbonic acid. Now lime consists of about 72 per cent. of calcium, and 28 of oxygen ; and carbonic acid of about 28...
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Natural Philosophy: With an Explanation of Scientific Terms, and ..., Volume 1

1829
...lime, has been long known to mineralogists. It is found in masses often larger than one's head. It is composed of 56 parts of lime, and 44 of carbonic acid, and has a specific gravity of 2.714. It is perfectly transparent and colourless, and is susceptible...
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A Treatise on Optics

David Brewster - 1841 - 418 pages
...shall begin by explain* ing the law of double refraction as it exists in this mineral. Iceland spar is composed of 56 parts of lime, and 44 of carbonic acid. It is found in almost all countries, in crystals of various shapes, and often in huge masses ; but,...
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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth, Volume 1

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - 1850
...Steatite consists of 64 parts silica, magnesia 22, water 5, and oxide of iron 3. That common Limestone is composed of 56 parts of lime and 44 of carbonic acid. That Earthy Chlorite has 43 per cent. oxide of iron, 26 of silica, 18 of alumina, magnesia 8, and muriate...
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A Treatise on Optics; or, light and sight, theoretically and practically ...

Edward NUGENT (Civil Engineer) - 1868
...thin films on dark surfaces, in oil thinly diffused over the surface of water, and the thin laminoe of crystals and soap-bubbles, and glass bubbles blown...are 101° 55' and 78° 5'. The inclination of any (ace ABD c to any of the adjacent faces that meet at A is 105° 5', and to any of the faces that meet...
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The Creation

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - 1874 - 664 pages
...consists of 64 parts silica, 22 of magnesia, 5 of water, and 8 of oxide of iron. That common Limestone is composed of 56 parts of lime and 44 of carbonic acid. That Earthy Chlorite has 43 per cent, oxide of iron, 26 of silica, 18 of alumina, 8 of magnesia, and...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 1

1888
...us that water consists of 1 port of hydrogen by weight united with 8 parts of oxygen ; that marble is composed of 56 parts of lime, and 44 of carbonic acid ; common salt, of 35J parts of chlorine, and 23 of sodium ; turpentine, of 30 carbon, anil 4 hydrogen...
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The Columbian Cyclopedia, Volume 1

1897
...show that water consists of 1 part of hydrogen by weight united with 8 parts of oxygen; that marble is composed of 56 parts of lime, and 44 of carbonic acid; common salt, of 35i parts of chlorine, and 23 of sodium; turpentine, of 30 carbon, and 4 hydrogen;...
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CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA

1901
...tell us that water consists of 1 part of hydrogen by weight united with 8 parts of oxygen; that marble is composed of 56 parts of lime, and 44 of carbonic acid; common salt, of 35J parts of chlorine, and 23 of sodium ; turpentine, of 30 carbon, and 4 hydrogen...
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