The Dictionary of Metals is the authoritative reference work for terms and definitions of metals and terms relating to metals. It also includes a considerable amount of history starting with the seven metals of antiquity.
Each of the metallic elements has a discussion that includes:
discoverer and date
naming of the metal and its meaning
significance of the discovery
The Dictionary of Metals includes a timeline of important events in the history of metals and metallurgy.
Author: Harold M. Cobb
Publisher: ASM International
Specs: Published by ASM International with a Product Code of B-ASM-043, ISBN of 978-1-61503-978-4, and 373 pages.