Borax-bead



a bead of fused borax, used in chemical analysis for the identification of certain metal oxides.
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A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

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