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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Millenium Edition, revised by Room, A. Cassell & Co, London, 1999.
The Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society
Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner's Lighter
Friction based fire-making techniques
Very useful New Scientist website
A paper detailing fire making techniques with nice illustrations of flint tools
Making fire with steel and Flint
Details of chemical fire making fun
Source of the quoted Nobel Prize Address
Online Encyclopaedia Britannica
Page about growing crystals

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