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Thus we say that the union of phlogiston to a particular kind of earth is the cause of its becoming a metal.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
It dissolves many substances containing phlogiston, as iron, dry flesh, &c. and thereby forms a little inflammable air.
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These facts shew that alkaline air consists chiefly of phlogiston.
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The nitrous acid unites with phlogiston, alkalis, metallic substances, and calcareous earth.
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It is less capable of concentration than the vitriolic or nitrous acids, perhaps from a more intimate union of phlogiston with it.
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This metal readily parts with its phlogiston, so as to be very subject to calcine, or rust, by exposure to the air.
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In consequence of its readily parting with its phlogiston, it is capable of burning, like wood or other fuel, in pure air.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
During the solution the phlogiston of the tin uniting with the acid, forms sulphur, which makes it turbid.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
Also, if diamond powder be triturated with vitriolic acid, it turns it black, which is another proof of its containing phlogiston.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
Others believe that earth and phlogiston are the things from which all material nature has derived its origin.
DISCOVERY OF OXYGEN, PART 2CARL WILHELM SCHEELE

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