The Hexagon, Volume 99, Number 2, Summer 2008

The Hexagon, Volume 99, Number 2, Summer 2008

Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Alpha Chi Sigma
Description: Quarterly publication of the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity containing articles related to chemistry research and the activities of the organization, including local chapters and groups.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Date: Autumn 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the history of the element strontium from its discovery in Strontian, Scotland, to its early uses in English medicine. Maps with directions and photographs of pertinent locations are included.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting the history of the element Germanium, including background material on mining in Germany and the isolation of Germanium by Clemens A. Winkler. Tourist information is provided regarding Winkler's laboratory and mines open to the public as museums.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach

Rediscovery of the Elements: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach

Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach, discoverer of lutetium and ytterbium and inventor of the incandescent "Welsbach mantle." Maps and tourist information are provided regarding the Welsbach Museum in Treibach, Austria.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting the discovery of the element Thorium in Norway by Hans Morten Thrane Esmark. Maps and tourist information regarding the area are provided.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphoro di Bologna

Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphoro di Bologna

Date: Summer 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to the discovery of phosphorescent stone (barium sulfide) in Bologna, Italy. Maps with driving directions are included.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting the history of the element Bromine, including its discovery in the salt lagoons of the Montpellier region of France by Antoine-Jérome Balard. Maps of the region and of Balard's birthplace are presented.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the authors' tour through Riddarhyttan, Sweden, to visit the areas where cerium and cobalt were discovered. Maps and photographs of pertinent locations are located as well as a history of the area and the elements discovered there.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola

Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola

Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Georgius Agricola. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Paracelsus

Rediscovery of the Elements: Paracelsus

Date: Winter 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Phillippus Aureolus Theophrastus Paracelsus Bombastus von Hohenheim. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
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Reconnaissance for Uranium in the San Pedro de Atacama and Laco areas, Province of Antofagasta, Chile

Reconnaissance for Uranium in the San Pedro de Atacama and Laco areas, Province of Antofagasta, Chile

Date: December 1961
Creator: Knowles, Paul H.; Bowes, William A.; Serrano C., Mario & Moraga B., Aldo
Description: Abstract: A reconnaissance for uranium in and a general geologic study of the San Pedro de Atacama and Laco areas of nothern Chile disclosed no significant radioactivity in the Laco area, but near San Pedro de Atacama slight anomalies were detected in limey silts of the San Pedro formation.
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Uranium in Peru

Uranium in Peru

Date: January 1, 1962
Creator: Gabelman, John W. & Beard, Raymond R.
Description: Introduction: From the inception of the effort to utilize atomic energy Perú has been of interest as a possible source of radioactive raw materials because of its great variety and abundance of metals. Because of this and a desire at that time to develop additional supplies of uranium, a cooperative program to search for uranium deposits was initiated in 1953 by the Junta and the USAEC.
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Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Chanaral-Taltal area, Provinces of Antofagasta and Atacama, Chile

Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Chanaral-Taltal area, Provinces of Antofagasta and Atacama, Chile

Date: December 1961
Creator: Bowes, William A.; Knowles, Paul H.; Moraga B., Aldo & Serrano C., Mario
Description: Abstract: In the Chañaral-Taltal area of northern Chile irregular replacement type iron deposits are especially well developed along a somewhat radioactive lithologic belt in andesite volcanic rocks and Cretaceous dioretic intrusions to the east of the Atacama fault, a prominent shear zone.
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Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Arica Area, Province of Tarapaca, Chile

Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Arica Area, Province of Tarapaca, Chile

Date: December 1960
Creator: Serrano C., Mario & Klohn H., Erik
Description: Abstract: In August 1958 two geologists of the Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas de Chile made a one-week reconnaissance for uranium of the Arica area in northern Chile.
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Preliminary Report on Uranium-Bearing Deposits of the Northern Boulder Batholith Region, Jefferson County, Montana

Preliminary Report on Uranium-Bearing Deposits of the Northern Boulder Batholith Region, Jefferson County, Montana

Date: July 1952
Creator: Thurlow, Ernest E. & Reyner, Millard L.
Description: Introduction: This preliminary report is an attempt to correlate all of the available information having a bearing on the geology of the uraniferous deposits and to set forth such theories and recommendations as may be deduced at this stage.
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