Biography of Georgius Agrícola (1494-1555)

German scholar, whose real name was Landmann; born in Saxony in 1494 and died in 1555. He/She studied medicine and metallurgy, and was the first 16th century mineralogist. His main works are: Re metal; Of anizmantibus subterrancis; De ortu et causis subterrancorum; Corum efluunt e terra quae Natura; Natura Fossilim; De veteribus et novis metallis; De mensuris et ponderibus Romanorum et Gracorum; De lapide philosophical, etc.