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De Re Metallica

1901

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Method for separating silver from copper by alloying it with lead, from 1912 English translation of Georgius Agricola's DE RE METALLICA (1556) by Herbert Clark Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover.

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  • Title: De Re Metallica
  • Date: 1901
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Copper, Georgius Agricola, Minerals, Silver, 1900s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5798255
  • Credits: MANSELL COLLECTION

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