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Bocamina - Adit - Entrance of the Candelaria silver mine - Potosi (Bolivia)

The Candelaria mine is one of the oldest mines of Potosí, and it has been active for more than 200 years.­ But the rich silver ore veins are long gone, and the remaining ore contains less than 15% of various metals.­

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