How Was Oxygen Discovered?

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Oxygen was discovered in an experiment that Carl Wilhelm Scheele was doing. He saw that red-hot manganese oxide can produce gas. It produces brilliant sparks when it comes into contact with hot charcoal dust. You can find more information here: http://www.juliantrubin.com/bigten/oxygenexperiments.html
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