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Empty train stretching into the distance, awaiting iron ore
Credit: Calistemon

Train of empty cars at the Brockman 4 mine in Western Australia, awaiting filling with iron ore

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TamarackMiners CopperCountryMI sepia.jpg
Credit: Adolph F. Isler

Crew of miners and lunchpails at the Tamarack Mine, Copper Country, Michigan, USA

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Zeche-Zollverein-Schacht-12-Foerdergeruest-2012.jpg
Credit: Michael A. Döring

Headframe on the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Ruhr region of Germany.

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Asbestos tailings mountain
Credit: Miracle Mineral

Mountain of tailings from an asbestos mine, Quebec, Canada

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Bingham Canyon Mine 1942c.jpg
Credit: Andreas Feininger

Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah, United States, photographed in 1942.

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Cassiterite.jpg
Credit: Alchemist-hp

Samples of cassiterite, a key ore of the metal tin

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Opal from Yowah, Queensland, Australia 2.jpg
Credit: JJ Harrison

Polished opal from a mine in Queensland, Australia

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Platinum-nugget.jpg
Credit: Alchemist-hp

A nugget of native platinum from the Kondyor Massif, Russia

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Wieliczka, Jana Matejki; Kopalnia soli- kierat konny węgierski; A-580; 01.jpg
Credit: Kriskos

Underground horse mill from the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Wieliczka, Poland, a salt mine worked for over six centuries

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Panorámica de Las Médulas.jpg
Credit: Rayet

The landscape of Las Médulas in Spain, resulting from centuries of ruina montium gold mining by the Ancient Romans

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Bois du Cazier 2.jpg
Credit: Luc Viatour

Rusting remains of machinery at the defunct Bois du Cazier colliery in Belgium, site of a major mining accident in 1956

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Yankee Girl Mine (7603664124).jpg
Credit: Snowpeak

Ruined headframe of the Yankee Girl mine, San Juan Mountains, Colorado

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Ferronor GR12U 412 Montadon - Potrerillos.jpg
Credit: Kabelleger

Locomotive hauls empty sulfuric acid tank cars (used in copper refining) on the grade between Montadon and Codelcos Potrerillos plant, Chile.

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Ghost town Frisco in Utah.JPG
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IORE beim Torneträsk.jpg
Credit: Kabelleger

Train of empty iron ore cars on the Iron Ore Line between Abisko and Kiruna in Sweden.

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