1790,1808 Strontium

The book of science

Tom Sharp

LondonAdair Crawford, William Cruikshank, Humphry Davy elements Strontium


Atomic number 38


*Magnium was Davy’s preference for naming magnesium.

In the seventeenth century, we saw alchemists performing experiments with minerals; in these centuries we see physicians and chemists doing the same work, but with less mysticism.

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