Zinc and tin, 1869.

Zinc and tin, 1869.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Silicate of zinc (smithsonite), Cumberland; smithsonite, Stolberg, Germany; carbonate of zinc (calamine), Vieille-Montagne, (probably the zinc town in Belgium); sulphide of zinc (blende, sphalerite), Kapnik, Hungary; oxide of tin (tin-stone), Morbihan, France. Illustration from 'Underground life, or, Mines and miners' by Louis Simonin (1830-1886), published in London in 1869.

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