Into the perforations is pressed a paste of red lead and litharge mixed with sulphuric acid.
In the proportion of an ounce of litharge to a quart of oil.
The lead for making the gold-lead alloy is prepared from litharge purified by reducing from it about 10 per cent.
Other forms substitute an equal weight of litharge for the graphite.
litharge, lith′rj, n. the semi-vitrified oxide of lead separated from silver in refining.
It is manufactured in two forms, known as “massicot” and “litharge.”
In this passage there is no mention of litharge, but of other mixtures.
Afterward he tamps the channel through which the litharge discharges.
If there is in the works plenty of litharge, it is substituted for the de-silverized lead.
For my part I have found litharge, which is nothing else but lead, for a pound of litharge, you shall extract 14.