Georgius Agricola

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Georgius Agricola
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Georgius Agricola
BornGeorg Pawer
24 March 1494 (1494-03-24)
Glauchau
Died21 November 1555 (1555-11-22) (aged 61)
Chemnitz
CitizenshipGerman
Scientific career
FieldsMineralogy

Georgius Agricola (/əˈɡrɪkələ/; 24 Mairch 1494 – 21 November 1555) wis a German Catholic, scholar an scientist. Kent as "the faither o mineralogy", he wis born at Glauchau in Saxony.