Substance.

Deg.

Wrought Iron...

3,980

Cast Iron...................

3,479

Platinum....................

3,080

Gold.........

2,590

Copper .......

2,548

Steel.........

2,500

Glass......................

2,377

Brass.....................

1,900

Sliver........

1,250

Antimony......

951

Zinc......................

740

Lead.....................

594

Tin.........

421

Arsenic...................

365

Sulphur.......

226

Beeswax..................

151

Gutta Percha.............

145

Tallow.......

97

Lard.....................

95

Pitch........

91

Ice.......................

33

Degrees of cold above zero at which substances freeze.

Olive Oil.........

36

Water.........................

32

Milk...........

30

Sea Water.....................

28

Vinegar.......................

28

Wines..........

20

Spirits of Turpentine............

14

Degrees belov zero at which the following freeze:

Brandy.....................

7

ProofSpirit......

7

Mercury.....................

40

Cold experienced by Arctic Navigators............

70

Greatest Artific'l Cold.

220

Degrees of heat above zero at which substances boil.

Ether..........

98

Alochol.....................

173

Water.......

212

Petroleum....................

306

Linseed Oil......

640

Blood Head...................

98

Eggs Hatch...................

104