The Secrets of Metals

by Wilhelm Pelikan

Lindisfarne Books, 1973
228 pages; paperback; $25
ISBN: 978-1584200437


Book Description:

This holistic, phenomenological study of metals gives a rich and encompassing picture of their occurrence and uses and focuses particularly on their qualities and essential nature. The book was written with a special interest in their relationship to the human being and their therapeutic qualities.

Contents

Preface to the First German Edition    7

Preface to the Second German Edition    9

1. The Metallic Condition on Earth    11

2. Cosmic Aspects of the Metallic Nature    17

3. Lead    40

4. Tin    63

5. Iron    79

6. Gold    111

7. Copper    132

8. Quicksilver    151

9. Silver    167

10.  Zinc    183

11.  Aluminum    189

12.  Nickel and Cobalt - Siblings of Iron   196

13. Antimony    205

14. The Nature of Sulphur    216