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" ... cut the polished face off the diamond in a finger ring still owned and worn by me. I now made a small furnace of bricks, and after much and patient work, had what I considered enough to take to the lapidaries in New York City. "
A pathfinder: discovery, invention and industry: how the world came to have ... - Page 99
by Edward Goodrich Acheson - 1910 - 129 pages
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The Forum, Volume 63

1920
...take to the lapidaries in New York City. With a friend, WC McCallister, a druggist of Monongahela, I started for New York. " On the way we coined a name...of carbon and corundum, I called it 'carborundum." The experiments which brought about his discovery of Egyptianized clay were made while he was experimenting...
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