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Saguaro Cactus and Joshua Trees

Description: Front cover of the spring 2013 issue of The Hexagon, which features an image of a saguaro cactus and joshua trees at a location in northwest Arizona along highway US 93. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and details about the cover photograph.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

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.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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The Gas That Wouldn't Burn

Description: Article describing how Alpha Chi Sigma members were involved with the events described on a pictured Kansas historical marker relating to the discovery of helium in a deposit of natural gas.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

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.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

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.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Ruthenium

Description: Article describing the discovery of platinum in Russia and the history of ruthenium. Tourist information regarding sites pertinent to this history are included.
Date: Summer 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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A Dream of Toasted Cheese, the Bunsen Burner, and Beatrix Potter

Description: Front cover of The Hexagon, featuring a painting by Beatrix Potter. In the painting, a mouse wearing glasses sits on the intake tube of a lit Bunsen burner and reads a red book. Behind this is a group of unpainted mice using chemistry equipment. "A Dream of Toasted cheese" is written to the left of the burner's flame, and a note concerning NH3 is written to the bottom left. Above these images is the title of the magazine. Above that are pictures concerning other articles. The inside cover featu… more
Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

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.
Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphorus

Description: Article describing the discovery of phosphorus in 1669 by an alchemist searching for the philosopher's stone, and its use a century later by Lavoisier to help usher in the era of modern chemistry. Tourist information regarding sites pertinent to this history are included.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium

Description: Article describing the discovery of the element gallium. The authors travel to sites pertinent to the history of gallium, including the home and laboratory of its discoverer and the location from which it was procured.
Date: Winter 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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