Elements of Chemistry, by Antoine Lavoisier

No. VI.

Table of the Weights of the different Gasses, at 28 French inches, or 29.84 English inches barometrical pressure, and at 10° (54.5°) of temperature, expressed in English measure and English Troy weight.
Names of the Gasses. Weight of a cubical inch. Weight of a cubical foot.
(A) qrs. oz. dr. qrs.
Atmospheric air .32112 1 1 15
Azotic gas .30064 1 0 39.5
Oxygen gas .34211 1 1 51
Hydrogen gas .02394 0 0 41.26
Carbonic acid gas .44108 1 4 41
(B)
Nitrous gas .37000 1 2 39
Ammoniacal gas .18515 0 5 19.73
Sulphurous acid gas .71580 2 4 38

[Note A: These five were ascertained by Mr Lavoisier himself. — E.]

[Note B: The last three are inserted by Mr Lavoisier upon the authority of Mr Kirwan. — E.]

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