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After Scepsis come Andeira and Pioniae and the territory of Gargara. There is a stone in the neighborhood of Andeira which, when burned, becomes iron, and then, when heated in a furnace with a certain earth, distils mock-silver;1 and this, with the addition of copper, makes the "mixture," as it is called, which by some is called "mountaincopper."2 These are the places which the Leleges occupied; and the same is true of the places in the neighborhood of Assus.

1 i.e., zinc.

2 The Latin term is orichaleum.

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