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Tal-y-sarn is a village in the slate quarrying Nantlle Valley in Gwynedd, Wales. It is part of the community of Llanllyfni and includes some of Llandwrog. The ward had a population of 1.930 at the 2011 census, the built-up area having a populatio ...



Tanygrisiau is a village and area within Blaenau Ffestiniog in the upper end of the Vale of Ffestiniog in the county of Gwynedd, north-west Wales. It can be found along the southern side of the Moelwyn mountain range and dates to around 1750. It ...


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Cilgwyn quarry

Cilgwyn quarry is a slate quarry located on the north edge of the Nantlle Vale, in North Wales. It is one of the earliest slate quarries in Great Britain, being worked as early as the 12th century. King Edward I of England was reputed to have sta ...


British narrow-gauge slate railways

Narrow-gauge railways were used extensively in the slate industry of Great Britain, especially in Wales. Many quarries had internal tramways, some using many dozens of miles of track. Others had private lines that stretched from the quarry to tra ...


Rosebush, Pembrokeshire

Rosebush is a small village in the community of Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire, southwest Wales, UK. It lies in the southern slopes of the Preseli Hills, about 1 mile north west of the village of Maenclochog. Slate was extensively quarried nearby, an ...


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Artillery Mountains

The Artillery Mountains are a mountain range in Mohave County in western Arizona. High point of the range is Artillery Peak, 2.917 feet above sea level. Artillery Peak is at coordinates N 34.36946 W 113.58160. Mineral resources of the Artillery M ...


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Osgood Ditch

The Osgood Ditch is a 9.2-mile section of mining ditch located in southern Josephine County, Oregon, and northern Del Norte County, California. The ditch supplied water from the East Fork of the Illinois River to the High Gravel and Cameron mines ...


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Mining in Riverside County, California


California Gulch

The California Gulch site consists of approximately 18 square miles in Lake County, Colorado. The area includes the city of Leadville, parts of the Leadville Historic Mining District and a section of the Arkansas River from the confluence of Cali ...


Colorado Mineral Belt

The Colorado Mineral Belt is an area of ore deposits from the La Plata Mountains in Southwestern Colorado to near the middle of the state at Boulder, Colorado and from which over 25 million troy ounces of gold were extracted beginning in 1858. Th ...


Golden Cycle Mining and Reduction Company

Golden Cycle Mining and Reduction Company was a mining company in Colorado City in El Paso County, Colorado. The company was incorporated in West Virginia and was listed on the Colorado Springs Exchange. Albert E. Carlton was part owner of the Go ...


Mining in Colorado Springs, Colorado

In the mid-19th century, Colorado Springs was a center of mining industry activity. Coal was mined in 50 mines in the area and towns, now annexed to Colorado Springs, were established to support residents of the coal mining industry. It was the h ...


Roc Creek

Roc Creek, also known as Taylor Creek, is a stream in Montrose County, Colorado, Grand County, Utah, and San Juan County, Utah. The mouth of the stream is in Red Canyon, Colorado, where it flows into Dolores River. In 2013, a report by the Dolore ...


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Old Mine Park Archeological Site

The Old Mine Park Archaeological Site is a historic site in the Long Hill, Trumbull, Connecticut section of Trumbull, Connecticut. It was mined from 1828 to 1920 and during 1942-1946, and has been incorporated in a municipal park. It was added to ...


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Mount Waldo

Mount Waldo is a small mountain about 1.060 feet high in Waldo County, Maine. It is located in the town of Frankfort. Mt. Waldo granite was once the stock in trade of a thriving industry. The Mount Waldo Granite has a coarse-grained texture which ...


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New World Mining District

The New World Mining District is an area of mineralization that sits within Gallatin National Forest to the northeast of Cooke City and Yellowstone National Park, in Park County, Montana, United States. The district hosts extensive deposits of go ...


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Buena Vista Mine, Nevada

The Buena Vista Mine is located 21 miles south of Lovelock, Nevada. In the past, the area has been known as the Mineral Basin, though another name for the area has been the Buena Vista District. There are at least two other Buena Vista Mining Dis ...


Empire and the Carson River mills

Empire and Carson River mills is a historic area in Carson City, Nevada. The mills were established along the Carson River near Empire, now part of Carson City.


Gold Butte Mining District


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Silver mining in Nevada


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Marble Cliff Quarry Co.

The Marble Cliff Quarry Co., headquartered in Upper Arlington, Ohio, operated the largest limestone quarry in the United States from its opening in the mid-19th century until its sale in approximately 1985. The influential Kaufman family of the C ...


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Tar Creek Superfund site

Tar Creek Superfund site is a United States Superfund site, declared 1983, located in the cities of Picher and Cardin, Ottawa County, in northeastern Oklahoma. From 1900 to the 1960s lead mining and zinc mining companies left open chat piles behi ...


Mining communities in Oklahoma


Bohemia mining district

The Bohemia mining district is an area of about 9 square miles in the Cascade Range of the U.S. state of Oregon. Near Bohemia Mountain in Lane County, about 25 miles southeast of Cottage Grove, the district was the most productive of the mining a ...


Mining communities in Oregon


Mining sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Oregon


Streets Run

Streets Run is a 5.2-mile-long tributary of the Monongahela River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. This urban stream drains portions of the communities of Pittsburgh, Baldwin, Brentwood, West Mifflin and Whitehall, an area of about ten square m ...


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