Item #297016 Chemical Study of the Plate of Brass. Helen V. Michel, Frank Asaro.

Chemical Study of the Plate of Brass

Energy and Environmental Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, 1977. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Item #297016

46 pages. With 8 B/W figures. Preprint copy (to be submitted for publication). Asaro used neutron activation analysis to study the plate and found it contained too much zinc and too few impurities to be English brass. This study ended one of more significant hoaxes re Drake and his landing on California shores. First edition (first printing) of the 'preprint'. Near fine in yellow wrappers (paperback). Scarce.

Price: $30.00

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