The gold metallurgy of Isaac Newton

E. G. V. Newman
1975 Gold Bulletin  
The science of metals had always appealed to Isaac Newton and when, after the conclusion of his remarkable contributions to mathematics and physics, he was invited to take charge of the Royal Mint in London he was able not only to display his great gifts as an administrator but also to exercise his interest in metals and alloys and particularly in the metallurgy of gold.
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