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De re metallica.

Author: Georg Agricola; Herbert Hoover; Lou Henry Hoover
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, 1950.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555.
De re metallica.
New York, Dover Publications, 1950
(OCoLC)655193855
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Agricola; Herbert Hoover; Lou Henry Hoover
ISBN: 0486600068 9780486600062
OCLC Number: 3117789
Notes: "A complete and unchanged reprint of the translation published by the Mining magazine, London, in 1912."
Description: xxxi, 638 pages illustrations, facsimile 28 cm
Contents: Biographical sketch --
Translation of Books I-XII --
I. Arguments against the art of mining art --
II. The miner and the mining of veins --
III. Veins and stringers and seams in the rocks --
IV. The method of delimiting veins and the functions of the mining officials --
V. The digging of ore and the surveyor's art --
VI. The miners' tools and machines --
VII. The assaying of ore --
VIII. Rules for the work of roasting, crushing, and washing the ore --
IX. Methods of smelting ores --
X. The work of separating silver from gold, and lead from gold and silver --
XI. Separating silver from copper --
XII. Rules for manufacturing salt, soda, alum, vitriol, sulphur, bitumen, and glass --
Agricola's works --
Ancient authors on mineralogy, mining, metalurgy --
Nomenclature to be adopted for weights and measures --
Index.
Responsibility: Translated from the first Latin ed. of 1556, with biographical introd., annotations, and appendices upon the development of mining methods, metallurgical processes, geology, mineralogy & mining law from the earliest times to the 16th century, by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover.

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