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Separating silver from gold, 1580.

GERMANY - JUNE 10: Woodcut illustration from 'Beschreibung aller furnemisten mineralischen Ertzt vnnd Bergtwercks arten' ('Description of the Principle Mineral Ores and Methods of Mining') by Lazarus Ercker (d 1594) published in Frankfurt-am-Main in 1580. In 1554 Ercker was appointed assayer at Dresden and later became a control tester of coins. This book is a mine of information concerning sixteenth century metallurgy and assaying. It can be regarded as the first manual of analytical and metallurgical chemistry. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Separating silver from gold, 1580.
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Editorial #:
90778700
Collection:
SSPL
Date created:
January 02, 1754
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Source:
SSPL
Object name:
10419211