'Cuprum arseniatum' James Sowerby
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Two specimens of Liroconite [?] here termed 'arseniate of copper' with figures showing the crystalline form. Plate 31 from British mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain, by James Sowerby, volume 1 (London, R.Taylor & Co., 1804). The accompanying text states that "We are obliged to Mr. Chenevix and Count Bournon for the best account...They are found at Huel Gorland mine in Cornwall." The mineral was described by Jacques-Louis, Comte de Bournon FRS (1751-1825) in the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions. The plate is inscribed: "June 1 1803. Published by Jas. Sowerby, London."
Original: engraving. 1803
- Image reference: RS-10542
- The Royal Society
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