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Minas de Mazarrón | Tailing dam at sunset

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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 tailing dam shown in the photo displays pronounced erosion features due to lacking maintenance.

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on Monday 17 February 2020 by Martin Mergili
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