Author:James Young (1811-1883)

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James Young

Scottish chemist known for his method of distilling paraffin from coal and oil shales.

James Young



  • English patent 13292: Treating Bituminous Coals to Obtain Paraffine and Oil Containing Paraffine Therefrom (1850, scan)

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