Naturalistic description of the mercury mine of Idrija in Hacquet’s “Oryctographia Carniolica” (1781)

  • Jože Čar
Keywords: Balthasar Hacquet, Idrija mercury mine, naturalistic description of the mine - structure, minerals, rocks, ores

Abstract

In the second volume of the "Oryctographia Carniolica" (1781), Hacquet published an extensive and detailed report on the Idrija mine. This paper underlines some interesting sides of his naturalistic (geological) description of the ore deposit.

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Published
2015-10-22
How to Cite
ČarJ. (2015) “Naturalistic description of the mercury mine of Idrija in Hacquet’s ‘Oryctographia Carniolica’ (1781)”, Hacquetia, 2(2). Available at: https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/hacquetia/article/view/3047 (Accessed: 4July2020).
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