Discovery of the Elements by Mary Elvira Weeks

By Mary Elvira Weeks

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Since both water and Ophir) fuel are scarce, the countries of the Near East found it cheaper to import (89). to copper than to work these ancient deposits (89). In 1934 Rabbi Glueck excavated a site a few miles south of the their Dead Sea and discovered King Solomon's copper mines. Four years later he excavated a site near the Gulf of 'Aqabah (the Ezion-Geber of the Bible) and discovered an ancient copper mine that is now being worked by Israeli miners (267, 279). Copper mining and smelting sites have also been found in Sinai ( 89 ) Job's statement that "brass is molten out of the stone" must refer to the smelting of copper from its ore ( Job 28, 2) Similarly, the two "moun tains of brass" which Zechariah described in the vision of the four chariots must have been mountains of copper or its ore (Zech.

Brass in thy market" (Ezek. 27, 6, 13). Long before the Roman period, copper ore and ingots were exported from Cyprus, and its mines still yield a limited amount of the metal (98). this island worshipped The inhabitants of New Paphos Venus (99). Among the alche (Old Baffa) on mists, Venus symbolized copper. Copper is found in the free state in Egypt, the Lake Superior region of North America, and in many other parts of the world, and can be obtained from malachite ore by a simple process. Knives, axes, spear heads, chisels, and bracelets of this metal have been found in Indian mounds in Wisconsin, Illinois, and neighboring states.

335 per cent of iron ( 206 ) In the summer of 1840 Robert Mayer, while performing a simple operation of bloodletting on board a Dutch ship in Java, was so startled by the bright red color of the venous blood that he feared for a moment that he might have opened an artery by mistake (283). Although he was unaware of Adair Crawford's experiments on the influence of tem perature on the color of venous blood in living animals, which were published in the "Experiments and Observations on Animal Heat and the Inflammation of Combustible Bodies" in 1788, Mayer reasoned that in a hot climate, such as that of Java, the human body needed less internal combustion in order to maintain its temperature.

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