XXIV.—A chemical examination of the metals and alloys known to the ancients

J. Arthur Phillips
1852 Quarterly Journal of the Chemical Society of London  
t It is true that iron is sometimes found in the native state, as large masses of meteoric origin have been occasionally met with ; these, however, occur but seldom, and in quantities far too small to have supplied this metal for the uses of the arts. $ Gen. XXIII, 16. 5 Numbers SXXI, 22.
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