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Phillips, John Arthur (1822–1887), mining engineer and metallurgist

T. G. Bonney

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22164

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Phillips, John Arthur (1822–1887), mining engineer and metallurgist, was born on 18 February 1822 at Polgooth, near St Austell, Cornwall, the son of John Phillips (1793–1851), mineral agent, and his wife, Prudence Gavid (b. 1795). He was educated at a private school at ...

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Engineering and Technology ; Medicinal Chemistry

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