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Overshot water wheel turning the cam-shaft of a stamping mill being used to turn the crush ore to begin the process of extracting metal from the ore won from a mine. From 'De re metallica', by Agricola, pseudonym of Georg Bauer (Basle, 1556). Woodcut

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Overshot water wheel turning the cam-shaft of a stamping mill  being used to turn the crush ore to begin the process of extracting metal from the ore won from a mine.  From 'De re metallica', by Agricola, pseudonym of Georg Bauer (Basle, 1556).  Woodcut