Much Arsenic Used In U.S.
Publication:
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 11


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Media Type:
Newspaper
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
More Than 16,000,000 pounds of arsenic were produced last year. Output in the United States increased. Frank L. Hess of the U.S. Geological Survey just issued a report on arsenic. The report cites quantities and values of arsenic produced and imported. There are several types of arsenic. During this year, 4,996 tons of white arsenic, metallic arsenic and arsenic sulphides, valued at $247,323 were imported. The principal uses of arsenic are for making glass, insecticide and medicines.

Date of Publication:
8 Aug 1912
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.307991
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Much Arsenic Used In U.S.