Mercury mining museum

Puche Riart, Octavio and Mazadiego Martínez, Luis Felipe and Jordá Bordehore, Luis (2003). Mercury mining museum. "CIM Bulletin", v. 96 (n. 1070); pp. 80-83. ISSN 0317-0926.


Title: Mercury mining museum
  • Puche Riart, Octavio
  • Mazadiego Martínez, Luis Felipe
  • Jordá Bordehore, Luis
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: CIM Bulletin
Date: April 2003
Volume: 96
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Minas (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Geológica [hasta 2014]
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Mercury mining districts have recently been the site of intense cultural activities, for example: at Abbadia San Salvatore, where the Italian mercury mines of Monte Amiata are located, the first Congress on Preservation of Mining Heritage in Italy1 was held on November 15, 1991; in Almadén, the First Scientific Session of the Spanish Society for the Protection of the Geological and Mining Heritage2 took place on October 21-22, 1996; and the sixth International Symposium on Cultural Heritage in Geosciences, Mining and Metallurgy in Idria, Slovenia, was held on June 17-21, 2002. The main mercury mines in the western countries were transformed into museums. The most remarkable one is in Idria, Slovenia, which is a candidate for UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Table 1 gives the world mercury production during the life of the mines

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