Inside the stalactite caverns in Padirac, France
- Part of The Romance of Modern Chemistry
Entitled "Where Stalactites Abound," illustration depicts two men exploring inside the stalactite caverns in Padirac, France. Rays of light emit from the opening at the top of the cavern. A stairwell descends into the depths of the cavern.
This plate is found within The Romance of Modern Chemistry, which is a layman's introduction to topics in chemistry. Includes a history of chemistry along with alchemy and the philosopher's stone; elements including organic, invisible, metals, acids, alkalies, and water; chemical changes such as fire, freezing and explosions; chemistry of the stars; food; electricity; solutions and crystals; as well as discoveries in chemistry.
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Philip, James Charles. “Inside the Stalactite Caverns in Padirac, France.” The Romance of Modern Chemistry. London, England, 1909. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/xg94hq82s.
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