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Mercury Still

Mercury Still

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Description
This heavy laboratory still came to the Smithsonian in 1960, a donation from the chemistry department at Catholic University. The label on the base reads “DIRECTIONS FOR MERCURY STILL NO. 62-130.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Mercury Still
Date made
ca. 1890
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 5 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 13.97 cm
overall: 10 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 6 in; 26.3525 cm x 19.05 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
CH.316904
catalog number
316904
accession number
229658
Credit Line
Gift of Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of America
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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