Georgius Agricola

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German mineralogist

Why Is Georgius Agricola Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Georgius Agricola was a German Humanist scholar, mineralogist and metallurgist. Born in the small town of Glauchau, in the Electorate of Saxony of the Holy Roman Empire, he was broadly educated, but took a particular interest in the mining and refining of metals. For his groundbreaking work De Natura Fossilium published in 1546, he is generally referred to as the Father of Mineralogy.

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Georgius Agricola is most known for their academic work in the field of earth sciences. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of history, engineering, chemistry, and philosophy.

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