VIII. Experiments on wootz

  title={VIII. Experiments on wootz},
  author={David M. Mushet},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={163 - 175}
  • D. Mushet
  • Engineering
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
The following experiments were made at the request of Sir Joseph Banks, on five cakes of wootz, with which he supplied me for that purpose. As the cakes, which were numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, were not all of the same quality, it will be proper first to describe the differences observable in their external form and appearance. No. 1 was a dense solid cake, without any flaw or fungous appearance upon the flat, or, what I suppose to be, the upper side. The round or under surface was covered with… 
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