1851 Scientific American  
It is stated, apparently on good authority, that a French chemist, M. Chaudron-Junot, of Bussy, has succeeded in reducing to the me tallic state, by exceedingly easy means, a great many bodies which have not hitherto been seen in that condition. He classes his sub stances in two series :-the flrst comprehends silicium, tantalum, titanium, chromium, tung sten, molybdenum, and uranium,-the second embra.ces magnesium, aluminum, and bari
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican01041851-128f fatcat:l2vppyb4m5aodh5u3q7qzwzlre