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" ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay, and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko (gold powder). "
The Traveller in Africa: Containing Some Account of the Antiquities, Natural ... - Page 332
by Priscilla Wakefield - 1814 - 374 pages
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Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 16

Medicine - 1820
...heart was almost literally encrusted with them, both externally and internally, and the tubera were from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea. The arteries and veins were not involved in the disease. There was about a quart of fluid in the abdomen;...
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The Tour of Africa: Containing a Concise Account of All the ..., Volume 3

Catherine Hutton - Africa - 1821
...variegated with lines of fire. This annual conflagration is soon followed by .a delightful verdure. Gold in grains, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, is found in considerable quantities throughout Handing, scattered through a large body of sand or clay....
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A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in ..., Volume 2

Andrew Ure - Chemistry - 1821 - 14 pages
...substances are interspersed among their texture, easilv distinguished by a lens. The most abundant is from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, opaque, with a little lustre like that of enamel, of • gny colour «ometuiie* inclined to browri,...
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A history of the earth, and animated nature, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1823
...substances are interspersed among their texture, easily distinguished by a lens. The most abundant is from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, opaque, with a little lustre like that of enamel, of a gray colour sometimes inclined to brown, and...
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Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, Volumes 3-4

Royal Geological Society of Cornwall - 1828
...space, wood-tin, and toad's-eye tin, have been plentifully found : tin in globular distinct concretions, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, has occurred more sparingly ; and of botryoidal tin, only a few specimens have been met with. Some...
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Principles and Illustrations of Morbid Anatomy: Adapted to the ..., Part 1

James Hope - Anatomy, Pathological - 1834 - 305 pages
...The colour is a very delicate primrose, and the thickness is upwards of a line. The areolae may vary from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, according to the thickness of the false membrane. When false membrane is deposited in isolated drops,...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine

Medicine - 1836
...heart was almost literally encrusted with them, both externally and internally, and the tubera were from the size of a pin's head, to that of a pea. A few small specimens of the disease were deposited on the inner coat of the descending vena cava,...
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An Experimental Guide to Chemistry

Edward Davy - Chemistry - 1836 - 98 pages
...white heat, in a few seconds, by good management. The substance to be exposed to the blow-pipe flame, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, or larger, may be supported on a piece of charcoal, platina foil, a hooked platina wire, or between...
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The Continental and British Medical Review,: Or Monthly Therapeutical Journal

1837
...firmer than natural. The choroid plexus, on each side, was exsanguine, and contained several vesicles, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea. The velum interposition was also exsanguine. In attempting to remove the brain from the basis of the...
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Transactions, Volume 4

Royal Geological Society of Cornwall - Geology - 1838
...space, wood-tin, and toad's-eye tin, have been plentifully found: tin in globular distinct concretions, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, has occurred more sparingly; and of botryoidal tin, only a few specimens have been met with. Some parts...
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