December 1, 2014

UK, 1802

Wollaston's purchase of platina ore, from Paris?

Citation: "William Wollaston, John Johnson and Colombian alluvial platina: A study inrestricted industrial enterprise" Melvyn C. Usselman in Annals of Science, 37:3, (1980) pp. 253-268

"558 ounces purchased 12 July 1802 was identified as 'Lot T, French' and may refer to platina imported from France."

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