P. M. de Respour

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P. M. de Respour, a Flemish metallurgist and alchemist, was the first person to extract metallic zinc from zinc oxide in 1668.[1]

Original works[edit]

  • De Respour, P. M.: Rare Experiences svr l'esprit mineral..' Paris, France (1668)


  1. ^ Emsley, John (2001). "Zinc". Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements. Oxford, England, UK: Oxford University Press. pp. 499–505. ISBN 0-19-850340-7.