Early History of Strontium

  • J. R. Partington


The following communication deals with the early experiments that led to the discovery that the compounds of Sr2+ contain a “peculiar earth” (SrO) different from barytes and lime. The metal Sr2+ itself was, as is well known, discovered by Davy in 1808(1).


Carbonic Acid Early History Beryllium Oxide Queen Mary College Royal Irish Academy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Partington
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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Queen Mary CollegeUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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