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This paper reviews and discusses the origins of metallurgy. According to the paper, metallurgy has been around for centuries on many different continents, in many different cultures and used in a vast array of various methods. According to the paper, one of the first 'modern' metallurgists was a German called Georgius Agricola.
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Cite this Term Paper:
Metallurgy (2007, April 16) Retrieved December 02, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/metallurgy-93951/
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