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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edward William Binney, 20 March 1865

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/53

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edward William Binney agreeing with Geikie that hematite is of volcanic origin. He debates the date of the start of the upper carboniferous period and the end of the permian period and gives some evidence for his thoughts on this.


  • 20 March 1865


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

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1 letter

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Sarah Higgins 21 June 2001

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