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Agricola mentions a large number of minerals, many for the first time,^®and describes and illustrates numerous mining and metallurgical processes, many of which are still in use. The separate parts of the machinery are shown. The first six books deal with: (i) reasons for the study of mining and metallurgy, * Hartmann, i953i 35 (facsim. ); Sotheran Cat. 806 (1927), no. 13967 f. * /m , 1929, xiii, 113; Schuster, A . , 1928-9, xi, 337. *D ere met. lib. ii; 1657,26. ^ Mineraii^ia Comubiettsio, f®, London, 1778, 113; J.

Quadrupedorum, Bologna, 1621, 701; q. by Thomdike, vi, 285; cf. Musaeum Metallicum, Bologna, 1648, 19. “ IV, vi; 1657, 620. * IV, v; 1657, 6 11. ’ Bandy, i 95 S* * Meissnische Bergk-Chronica . . Beschrieben durch Petrvm Albinvm . . , f®, Dresden, 1589-90 (BM 455. c. 17. ); N B U , i, 634. * Di Georgio Agricola De La generatione de la cose, che sotto la terra sono . . , Recato tutto hora dal Latino in Buona Lingua volgare, 8°, Vinegia, 1550. ifwi iniiAiiajia was translated into German by F.

9: modi di comporre varie compositioni di fuochi quali il vulgo chiama fuochi lavorati. ^Romocki, Geschichte der Explosivstoffe, Berlin, 1895, i, 187, 250; Partington, (4). * Smith and Gnudi, Biringuccio, 1942, xxiii. ®De Asse et partibus ejus. * The process was described by Louis Savot (S|iulien, Bourgogne, 1579-Paris, 1640), ph)rsician to King Louis XIII:® Q u o y que I’argent soit tout dissoult Sc reduit en eau, au moins a I’apparence de la vei|i6, on Ten retire toutesfois, en rabattant premierement & adoucissant la force de Te^u forte, par le moyen de I’eau commune q u ’on mesle parmy, & y iettant par apres dedans des pieces de cuiure, lesquelles ont ceste propriete particuliere d ’attirer k soy toiit T a r g e t qui estois dissoult avec I’eau forte, lequel par le moyen du cuiure se toifme en poudre blanche, pour sc joindre & attacher au cuiure, si bien que par ce m<^en Tor & le cuiure se trouvent separez d ’ensemble.

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