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Minas de Mazarrón at sunset
WI_e5037.jpg Central Spain | MiningThumbnailsMinas de Mazarrón | Tailing dam at sunset

This mine was in operation until 1966. Silver, lead, and zinc were extracted through deep mining. Later on, the facilities were abandoned and declared a cultural heritage. The hill in the centre of this photo most likely represents a partly eroded mine dump.

Monday 17 February 2020 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Spain (1725 visits)