Ten bottles containing a series of alloys of potassium nitrate (nitre) with lead nitrate

Made:
1885 in London

Ten bottles containing a series of alloys of potassium nitrate (nitre) with lead nitrate showing the temperature at which solidification begins on cooling the fused alloy

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1885-17
Materials:
glass, lead nitrate and potassium nitrate
Measurements:
each jar: 100 x 55 mm
type:
alloys for demonstrating solidification temperatures
credit:
Normal School of Science (Physical Laboratory, via Dr. F. Guthrie)