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Biographical entry Martin, Thomas



Thomas Martin filed a patent in 1865 for black blasting powder, using locally available solids such as tan, bark, peat and /or sawdust.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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  • Martin, Thomas, 'Improvements in the method of preparing explosive compounds (Patent: 5 Jan., 1865. No.103)', in Index to New South Wales Letters of Registration of Inventions, 1854 to July 1887, Government Printer, Sydney, 1891. Details

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Rosanne Walker