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" For a long time it was accepted without hesitation that these bodies required great heat for their first consolidation. Their resemblance to the earth's volcanic rocks was insisted on by mineralogists. Professor J. Lawrence Smith in 1855 asserted without... "
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1856 - 454 pages
...meteoric masses have a community of origin. 2. At one period they formed parts of some large body. 3. They have all been subject to a more or less prolonged...action corresponding to that of terrestrial volcanoes. 4. That their source must be deficient in oxygen. 5. That their average specific gravity is about that...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of ..., Volume 35

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1887 - 500 pages
...consolidation. Their resemblance to the earth's volcanic rocks was insisted on by mineralogists. Professor J. Lawrence Smith in 1855 asserted without reserve...corresponding to that of terrestrial volcanoes." Director Haidingcr, in 18C1, said " With our present knowledge of natural laws these characteristically crystalline...
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American Journal of Science and Arts, Volume 69

1855 - 480 pages
...meteoric masses have a community of origin. 2nd. At one period they formed parts of some large body. 3d. They have all been subject to a more or less prolonged...action corresponding to that of terrestrial volcanoes. 4th. That their source must be deficient in oxygen. 5th. That their average specific gravity is about...
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Mineralogy and Chemistry

John Lawrence Smith - 1873 - 418 pages
...meteoric masses have a community of origin. 2. At one period they formed parts of some large body. 3. They have all been subject to a more or less prolonged...action, corresponding to that of terrestrial volcanoes. 4. That their source must be deficient in oxygen. 5. That their average specific gravity is about that...
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Mineralogy and Chemistry

John Lawrence Smith - 1873 - 408 pages
...meteoric masses have a community of origin. 2. At one period they formed parts of some large body. 3. They have all been subject to a more or less prolonged...action, corresponding to that of terrestrial volcanoes. 4. That their source must be deficient in oxygen. 5. That their average specific gravity is about that...
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The Canadian Record of Science, Volume 2

1887 - 590 pages
...consolidation. Their resemblance to the earth's volcanic rocks was insisted on by mineralogists. Professor J. Lawrence Smith in 1855 asserted, without reserve,...With our present knowledge of natural laws, these chai-acteristically crystalline formations could not possibly have come into existence except under...
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Original Researches in Mineralogy and Chemistry

John Lawrence Smith - 1884 - 692 pages
...meteoric masses have a community of origin. 2. At one period they formed parts of some large body. 3. They have all been subject to a more or less prolonged...igneous action, corresponding to that of terrestrial rvolcanoes* 4. That their source must be deficient in oxygen. 5. That their average specific gravity...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 29

1886 - 916 pages
...consolidation. Their resemblance to the earth's volcanic rocks was insisted on by mineralogists. Professor J. Lawrence Smith, in 1855, asserted, without reserve,...rocks of the earth, as shown by the experiments of M. Daubrde, strengthened this conviction. Mr. Sorby, in 1877, said : " It appears to me that the conditions...
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The Canadian Record of Science, Volume 2

1887 - 598 pages
...consolidation. Their resemblance to the earth's volcanic rocks was insisted on by mineralogists. Professor J. Lawrence Smith in 1855 asserted, without reserve,...rocks of the earth, as shown by the experiments of M. Daubre'e, strengthened this conviction. Mr. Sorby, in 1877, said: "It appears to me that the conditions...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the ..., Volume 35, Part 1886

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1887 - 502 pages
...to the earth's volcanic rocks was insisted on by mineralogists. Professor J. Lawrence Smith in 1805 asserted without reserve that " they have all been...rocks of the earth as shown by the experiments of M. Danbree strengthened this conviction. Mr. Sorby in 1877 said, " It appears to me that the conditions...
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