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Rio Tinto Mines, Andalusia, Spain. Open copper mines, exploited since antiquity and reopened recently. In 1890, it was the first copper mine in the world in production. Located in the Pyrite Belt, the largest known concentration of pyrite on the planet.

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Image size: 8256x5504 pixels (27.5"x18.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-05-22

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Area / Mountain

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Material / Machine / Construction equipment

Economic activity / Mining industry / Career

Economic activity / Mining industry / Mine

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Copper

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Iron

Species / Relation between species / Man-induced activity

Europe / European Union / Spain / Andalusia Autonomous community

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky


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