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Gooch crucible

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noun \ ˈgüch- \

medical Definition of Gooch crucible

:a small crucible with a perforated bottom in which precipitates can be collected, dried, and weighed called also Gooch filter

Biographical Note for gooch crucible

  • Gooch, Frank Austin (1852–1929), American chemist. Gooch published a number of papers on procedures in inorganic chemical analysis. In 1878 he introduced the Gooch crucible. He also developed a distillation method for estimating boric acid and a method for the quantitative separation of lithium from other alkali metals.

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