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Analysis of the Springs

Analysis of Radium Sulphur Spring - George Embury, F.I.C., F.C.S. (Public Analyst, City of Gloucester 1904)
Gaseous contents reduced to 760mm Pressure
(1.0 degree centigrade temperature)
Cubic inches
per gallon
Sulphuretted Hydrogen 14.35
Oxygen 1.11
Nitrogen 14.20
Carbonic Acid Gas 2.20
Mineral Constituents (Grains per gallon)
Sodium Chloride 80.70
Potassium Chloride 0.93
Calcium Chloride 30.80
Magnesium Chloride 14.34
Lithium Chloride 0.34
Calcium Sulphate 1.60
Magnesium Sulphate 2.49
Oxide of Iron 0.30
Alumina 0.41
Silica 0.82
Water of combination, organic matter & loss 23.23
Total of solid matter 155.96
Analysis Saline Spring - Augustus Voelcker, Analytical Laboratory, London 1896
An Imperial Gallon contains:- Grains
Organic and Volatile Matter and Water of Combination 9.15
Chloride of Sodium 177.39
Chloride of Magnesium 18.53
Chloride of Calcium 36.88
Oxide of Iron and Alumina 0.70
Sulphate of Potash 2.30
Nitrate of Potash 0.26
Iodide of Potassium (Cont .27 of a grain of Iodine) 0.35
Carbonate of Potash 1.04
Carbonate of Lime 9.31
Soluble Silica 1.01
Sulphuretted Hydrogen Traces
Total 259.92


Analysis Magnesium Spring - Professor Herepath 1867
Temperature of Spring 49.50°F
Dissolved gases in cubic inches per gallon
Sulphuretted Hydrogen 0.80
Nitrogen 4.28
Oxygen 0.23
Carbon Dioxide 1.60
Mineral Constituents in grains per gallon
Sodium Chloride 236.48
Potassium Chloride 1.40
Calcium Chloride 88.90
Magnesium Chloride 40.42
Lithium Chloride Traces
Thalium Chloride Traces
Aluminium Oxide 1.05
Iron Oxide 0.70
Silica 4.14
Ammonium Carbonate 0.19
Nitrates Traces
Analysis Chalybeate Spring - Horace Swete D.D.H., F.C.S. County Analyst for Worcester & Radnor - 1879
Temperature of Spring 47.50°F
Specific Gravity 1005.14
Mineral Constituents in grains per Imperial Gallon
Chloride of Sodium 278.30
Chloride of Calcium 64.73
Chloride of Potassium 1.21
Chloride of Magnesium 13.75
Chloride of Lithium A faint trace
Carbonate of Calcium 0.61
Carbonate of Iron 1.26
Carbonate of Ammonia 0.14
Nitrate of Calcium 0.61
Bromide of Potassium A trace
Iodide of Potassium A trace
Silica 1.33
Water of Combination 26.25
Total 388.90


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