Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Thompson , Silvanus (2011-02), Michael Faraday His Life and Work, Retrieved on 2012-05-09
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    09 MAY 2012

     Burning a Diamond

    To day we made the grand experiment of burning the diamond and certainly the phenomena presented were extremely beautiful and interesting... The Duke's burning glass was the instrument used to apply heat to the diamond. It consists of two double convex lenses ... The instrument was placed in an upper room of the museum and having arranged it at the window the diamond was placed in the focus and anxiously watched. The heat was thus continued for 3/4 of an hour (it being necessary to cool the g...
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    Faraday describes and experiment with Davy where they set a diamond on fire.