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EUPION (Gr. eu, well, rhea, fat)

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 900 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EUPION (Gr. eu, well, rhea, fat), a hydrocarbon of the paraffin series, probably a pentane, C5H12, discovered by,K. Reichenbach in wood-tar. It is also formed in the destructive distillation of many substances, as wood, coal, caoutchouc, bones, resin and the fixed oils. It is a colourless highly volatile and inflammable liquid, having at zo┬░ C. a specific gravity of o.65.
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