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Catalog Name ALCH00112
Document Yale Mellon MS 79
Title Notes on the mining, preparation and properties of 'Saturn' [i.e. lead]
Author Isaac Newton
Place of Origin no place assigned
Origin Date
Repository Beinecke Library, Yale University
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Language English;

Independently dated to mid-1670s by Dobbs (Alchemy and the Occult (1977 edition), 4: 479) and Shapiro ('Dating Game', 195). Only the 1680 edition of the Sceptical Chymist is known to have been in Newton's library (H270), but the work first appeared in 1661.

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