Rose Crucible

Rose Crucible

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A Rose crucible is a vessel with lid; and tube for admitting hydrogen or other gases. The form originated with Heinrich Rose (1795-1864), a professor of chemistry in Berlin. This example is made of iron.
Ref: Central Scientific, Physical and Chemical Apparatus (Chicago, 1909), p. 303.
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Object Name
Rose Crucible
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 4 in x 14 in x 3 in; 10.16 cm x 35.56 cm x 7.62 cm
exit pipe: 14 in; 35.56 cm
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 in x 15 in; 15.875 cm x 10.16 cm x 38.1 cm
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Gift of University of Pennsylvania
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National Museum of American History
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