Bottle marked B5 containing alloy of 50% potassium nitrate (nitre) and 50% lead nitrate

Made:
1885
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Bottle marked B5 containing alloy of 50% potassium nitrate (nitre) and 50% lead nitrate that solidified at 210 degrees

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1885-17/5
Measurements:
each jar: 100 x 55 mm
type:
alloys for demonstrating solidification temperatures
credit:
Normal School of Science (Physical Laboratory, via Dr. F. Guthrie)