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Ore which has been broken up in a stamping mill being reduced further by passing through a grinding mill. The mill is driven by a water wheel, out of the picture to right, through axle, A. Told and tin ore were treated in this way. From 'De re metallica', by Agricola, pseudonym of Georg Bauer (Basle, 1556). Woodcut

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Ore which has been broken up in a stamping mill being reduced further by passing through a grinding mill.  The mill is driven by a water wheel, out of the picture to right, through axle, A.  Told and tin ore were treated in this way. From 'De re metallica', by Agricola, pseudonym of Georg Bauer (Basle, 1556).  Woodcut