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Lewis, at the time of this paper, was the Professor of Mineralogy in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This was read before the American Philosophical Society, Dec. 2,, 1881. "In the course of an excavation for a new court-house at Scranton, Pa., made last July, a very interesting substance was discovered, specimens of which were sent to the writer at that time for investigation. The excavation cut through a peat bog, and it was at the bottom of this bog, some 25 feet from the surface of the ground, that the substance here referred to was found." pp.112-117. Wraps slightly discolored around edges otherwise the pamphlet is Very Good+. (Have 8 more pamphlets by Lewis, all different titles)
Title: ON A NEW SUBSTANCE RESEMBLING DOPPLERITE FROM A PEAT BOG AT SCRANTON.
Book Condition: Very Good
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Keywords: Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA, Dopplerite, Geology, Natural Science,