Principles of Chemistry

By Dmitri Mendeleev

Synopsis: In his book – The Principles Of Chemistry, Mendeleev arranged all elements known to man on the basis of their atomic mass and also their chemical properties. What was also astounding was the depth of his understanding of the way elements occur and their structure. He left gaps in the periodic table believing that certain elements that had not been discovered would one day be known to man and find its place in the table. As predicted, the three newly elements in the periodic table during his lifetime included gallium, scandium and germanium. Later boron and silica and aluminium were also added. – From

First Published: 1868 | ISBN 13: 9781276744492

Author’s mini-bio: Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created his own version of the periodic table of elements, and used it to correct the properties of some already discovered elements and also to predict the properties of eight elements yet to be discovered. – Wikipedia

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