Torbern Bergman first chemist to use the A, B, C system of notation for chemical species

Torbern Bergman – inventor of process to make carbonated water

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Published by : Data Research Analyst, Worldofchemicals.com

Biography & contributions

Torbern Bergman was born on March 20, 1735

Bergman was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist

He was the first chemist to use the A, B, C system of notation for chemical species

Bergman invented a process to make carbonated water from chalk by the action of sulfuric acid

He investigated the pyroelectric properties of the mineral tourmaline

Bergman also studied carbon dioxide

He was one of the founders of chemical mineralogy and he also devised an improved version of Geoffrey's affinity tables

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