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Mercury; a history of quicksilver

Leonard J. Goldwater

Mercury; a history of quicksilver

by Leonard J. Goldwater

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Published by York Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mercury -- History,
  • Mercury -- Therapeutic use -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Leonard J. Goldwater.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM666.M5 G64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5478766M
    ISBN 100912752017
    LC Control Number73189648

      The story of how mercury mining came to the area varies, but most accounts pinpoint the date to Tribune articles from the s and s say cinnabar was discovered either by . Mercury, called quicksilver by the ancients was used to make red mercuric oxide by heating the element in a solution of nitric acid. The reaction of quicksilver in nitric acid is striking as a thick red vapor hovers over the surface and bright red crystals precipitate to the bottom.

      Quicksilver has been around since Consumers consider it one of the most trusted brands in the markets we serve. Quicksilver has earned a loyal following by providing the highest quality products for more than 60 years. Quicksilver is the premier supplier of Mercury Marine Original Equipment replacement parts and accessories. Mercury was known to the ancient Chinese and Hindus and has been found in year old Egyptian tombs. Mercury is not usually found free in nature and is primarily obtained from the mineral cinnabar (HgS). Spain and Italy produce about half of the world's supply of Mercury.

    Medical Uses of Mercury. The line between alchemy and medicine was not always clear. In 2 nd century China, the study of mercury centered on a search for an elixir of life to confer longevity or immortality. The prominent Chinese alchemist Ge Hong or Ko Hung ( C.E.), who lived in the 4th century, believed that man is what he eats, and so by eating gold he could attain perfection. Mercury Marine's outboard and sterndrive engines are only part of the story. Mercury makes Quicksilver parts and accessories meet the same tough standards and testing as their engines. For over 70 years, Mercury has built the highest quality marine engines and components known.


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Mercury; a history of quicksilver Hardcover – January 1, by Leonard J Goldwater (Author)Cited by:   This work traces the history of mercury in popular culture, beginning in the early eighteenth century when Dr.

Thomas Dover, nicknamed "Dr. Quicksilver," began prescribing doses of raw mercury to clear out intestinal blockages and rid the body of syphilis and other diseases.5/5(3).

Mercury; a history of quicksilver book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Goldwater knew every single thing there was to know about mercury in He discusses in remarkable detail its history as a medicine, in alchemy, in folklore, and in chemistry.

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This work traces the history of mercury in popular culture, beginning in the early eighteenth century when Dr. Thomas Dover, nicknamed "Dr. Quicksilver," began prescribing doses of raw mercury to. Mercury; a history of quicksilver. Baltimore: York Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Goldwater, Leonard J.

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Mercury; a History of Quicksilver. The information provided by this website is based solely on service records provided to Mercury Marine by Authorised Mercury Marine Service agents via the only MercLink system.

The information provided should only be used as a guide to the service history of an individual engine, and may not represent a full and complete service history of the. Aristotle is credited with the oldest known written record of mercury (in an academic text dating back to sometime during the 4 th century BCE), in which he referred to it as “fluid silver” and “quicksilver.” This academic text conveyed what alchemists of his day believed: that mercury was the component in all metals that gave them their “metal-ness.”.

the Forgotten history of Mercury Mining The story of quicksilver mining in California is relatively unknown. Even the knowl-edge that quicksilver was a major industry in nineteenth-century California—let alone the number-two industry in the value of production through behind gold.

It’s easy to look back at 75 years of Mercury Marine history and point to major milestones, such as the first hp outboard inthe first V-6 outboard in and the first fuel- injected supercharged sterndrive to produce more than hp (the HP SCi) in   Today on Variant Arris gives you this History of Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch just in time for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Plus see what comics you. Quicksilver is an interesting book-especially since you can be discussing two different books. Quicksilver is the first installment of Neal Stephenson’s Baroque cycle. It is a political and scientific monster delving into the 17th and 18th century/5.

The recovery and uses of mercury, also known as quicksilver, have been described since antiquity. Its use in the early 2nd millennium bce in Egypt has been implied but not authenticated, as the use of synonyms in ancient writings obscures the meaning of some writers, but the mining and concentrating of cinnabar, the most common ore of mercury, were certainly described in the 4th century bce.

Mercury was used for preserving wood, developing daguerreotypes, silvering mirrors, anti-fouling paints (discontinued in ), herbicides (discontinued in ), handheld maze games, cleaning, and road leveling devices in cars.

Mercury compounds have been used in antiseptics, laxatives, antidepressants, and in : group   The heavy metal element mercury (Hg) has fascinated humans since ancient times when it was referred to as quicksilver. It is one of only two elements, the other being bromine, that is liquid at standard room temperature.

Once the embodiment of magic, Author: Andrew Alden. Kussmaul's book is still highly readable and also contains a long section on the history of mercury and its uses and misuses. From this source you get the information that the name "quack" for a person without formal medical education, but who is practicing medicine, originates from "Quecksalber", someone who is using mercury ointments to treat diseases.

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For extended periods of. Get this from a library. Quicksilver: a history of the use, lore and effects of mercury. [Richard M Swiderski] -- "This work traces the history of mercury in popular culture, beginning in the early 18th century when Dr.

Thomas Dover, nicknamed "Dr. Quicksilver," began prescribing doses of raw mercury. Description: Film about the New Almaden Quicksilver Mines, originally produced by Channel Mention is given to the history of quicksilver in the town of New Almaden, and a history of the town is given as well, including notes on historic buildings in town, how the Bank of America started here, and mention of "English Town" and "Mexican Town.".Mercury's Roots.

InE. Carl Kiekhaefer purchased a defunct engine manufacturing plant in Cedarburg, Wis., not far from the Kiekhaefer family farm. Included in the plant assets were outboard engines that had been rejected by a large mail-order retailer due to defects and operating problems.Quicksilver is the first volume in Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle.

It consists of three books, Quicksilver, The King of the Vagabonds, and Odalisque. Significance of the title Quicksilver has several meanings relevant to many of the books of the Cycle. The element of mercury, also known as "quicksilver," is important in gold and silver mining Quicksilver was used in a number of early.