Agricola, Georg, De re metallica Libri XII, Quibus Officia, Instrumenta, Machinae, ac omnia ..., 1556

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              & præterea durum, atque quod facile duci poteſt. </s>
              <s id="N1AE68">Nam etſi ex uenis, quæ ipſi
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              cum alijs metallis communes ſunt, conflatum liqueſcat, tamen aut molle eſt
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              aut fragile. </s>
              <s id="N1AE6F">Tale uerò candens primò in minutas particulas ſecetur, & cum
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              lapidibus liqueſcentibus
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              permiſceatur: deinde in foco fornacis
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              ferrariæ fiat catinus ex eodem puluere madido, ex quo fiunt catini, qui ſunt
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              ante fornaces in quibus uenæ auri uel argenti excoquuntur: cuius latitudo
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              ſit ad ſeſquipedem, altitudo ad pedem. </s>
              <s id="N1AE7E">Folles autem ſic collocentur, ut uen­
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              tum medio catino per narem inſpirent: tum catinus totus optimis carboni­
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              bus compleatur & circumcirca ponantur ſaxorum fragmenta, quæ ferri par
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              ticulas & carbones ſuperfuſos coerceant: ſed
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              carbones omnes
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              arſerint, & catinus excanduerit, folles uentum
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              , atque magiſter ſenſim
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              infundat tantam ferri & lapidis
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              miſturam, quanta ſibi infunden­
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              da uidebitur: in quam, cùm liquefacta fuerit, mediam quatuor ferri maſſas,
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              quarum ſingulæ
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              libras triginta, imponat: & acri igni quinque uel ſex
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              horis coquat, & bacillo immiſſo ferrum
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              ſæpius agitet, ut eius tenu­
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              iſſimam quanque particulam maſſarum parua foramina combibant: quæ par
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              ticulæ ſua ui
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              & dilatant craſſas maſſarum particulas: quæ molles
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              & fermento ſimiles fiunt. </s>
              <s id="N1AEAF">Poſtea magiſter miniſtro adiutus maſſam
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              for
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              cipe extractam incudi imponat, ut malleus à rota uiciſſim ſublatus et demiſ­
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              ſus ipſam dilatet: quam confeſtim adhuc calidam in aquam inijciat & tem­
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              peret: temperatam rurſus incudi imponat, eamque eodem malleo percuſſam
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              frangat: mox inſpiciens fragmenta
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              , utrum aliqua ex parte ferrum
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              adhuc appareat, an totum quodammodo ſit denſatum & mutatum in
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              . </s>
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              Deinde aliam atque aliam maſſam forcipe prehenſam & extractam in partes
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              ſecet, tum miſturam recalfaciat, & ad eam addat recentis partem: quæ & in
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              locum illius, quam combiberunt maſſæ, ſuccedit, & uires eius, quæ reliqua
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              fuit, reficit, & maſſarum particulas, rurſus in catinum impoſitas, facit purio­
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              res: quarum quanque, ut primum excalfacta fuerit, forcipe prehenſam malleo
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              ſubijciat, & in bacilli
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              formet. </s>
              <s id="N1AEDA">Quod, cùm adhuc excandeſcit, in frigi­
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              diſſimam aquam
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              , quæ prope ſit, inijciat: quomodo repente den
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              ſatum in meram aciem uertitur: quæ ferro eſt multo durior & candidior.</s>
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              <s id="N1AEE7">C
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              atinus
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              A. F
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              olles
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              B. F
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              orcipes
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              C. M
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              alleus
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              D. F
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              lumen
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              E.</s>
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