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Dr. Wollaston on the Discovery of Palladium.

It must, however, be acknowledged that the method I have pursued is by no means sufficient for determining the precise quantity of expansion of any substance; but I have not been induced to bestow much time on such an inquiry, since the extreme scarcity of palladium precludes all chance of any practical utility to be derived from a more accurate investigation.