Potosi Mine Entrance - Adit

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Potosi Mine Entrance - Adit

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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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Photo taken on March 2, 2010
Ruta Nacional 1, Potosi, Bolivia
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