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" It is shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It is said to be of the finest water. "
An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy: Including Some ... - Página 203
por William Phillips - 1818 - 246 páginas
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Verhandelingen. Deel 1,2, 3e druk; 3,4, 2e druk; 5-.

Koninklijk bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen - 1814
...finest water, weighs 367 carats. The celebrated pitt diamond weighs only 127 carats. The Mattan diamond is shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It was discovered at Landak about 90 years ago, and though the possession of it has occasioned numerous...
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Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy ..., Volumen6

1815
....•••••" i» . II. Largest Diamond. The largest diamond hitherto found is in the possession of the Rajah of Mattan, in the Island of Borneo, in which island...of the finest water. It weighs 367 carats. Now as 1 56 carats are equal to 1 oz. Troy, it is obvious that this diamond weighs 2 oz. 169-87 gr. TroyC...
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The Annals of Philosophy, Volumen6

1815
...[•t)• II. Largest Diamond. The largest diamond hitherto found is in the possession of the Rajah of Mattan, in the Island of Borneo, in which island...of the finest water. It weighs 367 carats. Now as 1 56 carats are equal to 1 oz. Troy, it is obvious that this diamond weighs 2 oz. 169-«7gr- Troy....
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The Journal of Science and the Arts, Volumen2,Tema 3

1817
...finest water, weighs 367 carats. The celebrated Pitt diamond weighs only 127 carats. The Mattan diamond is shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It was discovered at Landak about 90 years ago ; and though the possession of it has occasioned numerous...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volumen89

1850
...to be wished that many such were found. The Rajah of Mattan, in Borneo, is said to possess a diamond shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end, said to be of the finest water, and to weigh 367 carats. Many years ago, the governor of Batavia tried...
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The North American Review, Volumen14

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1822
...rajah of Mattan, in Borneo, in which island it was found about eighty years ago. It is egg-shaped, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It is...weighs 367 carats. Now, as 156 carats are equal to one ounce Troy, it is obvious that this diamond weighs two ounces 169.87 grs. Troy. Many years ago...
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Elements of Mineralogy: Adapted to the Use of Seminaries and Private Students

John Lee Comstock - 1827 - 338 páginas
...possession of the Rajah of Mattan, in the Island of Borneo, where it was found about a century since. It js shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow, near the smaller end. It is of the finest water, and weighs, 367 carats, or 2 oz. 169 grs. Troy. For this diamond, the Governor...
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Useful knowledge: or, A familiar account of the various ..., Volumen1

William Bingley - 1831
...been valued at 5,644,800/. The Rajah of Mattan, in the island of Borneo, possesses a large diamond, shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It was found in that island about eighty years ago ; is said to be of the finest water, and to weigh 367...
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An Introduction to Mineralogy: Adapted to the Use of Schools, and Private ...

John Lee Comstock - 1832 - 343 páginas
...possession of the Rajah of Mattan, in the island of Borneo, where it was found about a century since. It is shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It is of the finest water, and weighs 367 carats, or 2 oz. 169 grs. Troy. For this diamond the governor of...
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An Introduction to Mineralogy: Adapted to the Use of Schools, and Private ...

John Lee Comstock - 1832 - 343 páginas
...possession of the Rajah of Mattan, in the island of Borneo, where it was found about a century since. It is shaped like an egg, with an indented hollow near the smaller end. It is of the finest water, and weighs 367 carats, or 2 oz. 169 grs. Troy. For this diamond the governor of...
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