Norwegian Mining Museum
The Norwegian Mining Museum (Norwegian: Norsk Bergverksmuseum) is located in Kongsberg, and documents the history of the Kongsberg Silver Mines from 1623 to 1958. The museum was established in 193...
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Mining community
A mining community, also known as a mining town or a mining camp, is a community that houses miners. Mining communities are usually created around a mine or a quarry.
In the United States several ...
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Glück auf
Glückauf (alternative spelling Glück auf; also, as an exclamation: Glück auf!) is the traditional German miners' greeting. It describes the hope of the miners: "es mögen sich Erzgänge auftun" ("may lo...
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Great Copper Mountain
Falun Mine (Swedish: Falu Gruva) was a mine in Falun, Sweden, that operated for a millennium from the 10th century to 1992. It produced as much as two thirds of Europe's copper needs and helped fund m...
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Bergmagazin
A Bergmagazin is a building that served as a granary for miners and the population of mining towns in German-speaking Europe.
The construction of Bergmagazins in the Electorate and Kingdom of Saxo...
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Sanjay Nagar
Sanjay Koyala Nagar is a South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) Colony in Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh India. The colony falls under the Deohara village Panchayat administration and is occupied...
Treacle mining
Treacle mining is the fictitious mining of treacle (similar to molasses) in a raw form similar to coal. The subject purports to be serious but is an attempt to test credulity. Thick black treacle make...
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St. Anne's Church, Annaberg-Buchholz
St. Anne's Church (German: St.-Annen-Kirche) in Annaberg-Buchholz, German Free State of Saxony, is a hall church whose architectural style is on the boundary between the Late Gothic and Renaissanc...
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Alicanto
The Alicanto or Allicanto is a mythological bird of the desert of Atacama, pertaining to Chilean mythology.
The legend says that the alicanto's wings shine during the night with beautiful, metalli...
Hammer and pick
The hammer and pick, rarely referred to as hammer and chisel, is a symbol of mining, often used in heraldry. It can indicate mining, mines (especially on maps or in cartography), or miners, and is als...
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Miner's figure
A miner's figure (German: Bergmannsfigur) is a traditional Christmas decoration from the Ore Mountains of central Europe. Miners' figures are turned or carved out of wood, and often bear two candl...
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Miner's habit
A miner's habit (German: Berghabit or Bergmannshabit) is the traditional dress of miners in Europe. The actual form varies depending on the region, the actual mining function, and whether it is us...
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Big Hole
The Big Hole, Open Mine or Kimberley Mine (Afrikaans: Groot Gat) is an open-pit and underground mine in Kimberley, South Africa, and claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand, although this...
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Miner's apron
The miner's apron (German: Arschleder, Bergleder or Fahrleder) is part of the clothing worn, especially historically, by miners in the mining industries of German-speaking Europe. Variously calle...
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Ecomuseo delle ferriere e fonderie di Calabria
The Ecomuseo delle ferriere e fonderie di Calabria (Ecomuseum of the iron-works and iron-foundries of Calabria) is an ecomuseum in Bivongi, Calabria, southern Italy.The project was founded in 1982 by ...
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Coal scrip
Company scrip is scrip (a substitute for government-issued legal tender or currency) issued by a company to pay its employees. It can only be exchanged in company stores owned by the employers. In the...
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Parco Archeominerario di San Silvestro
The Parco archeominerario di San Silvestro (Archaeological Mines Park of San Silvestro) is a park in Campiglia Marittima, Tuscany, Italy. It was created following the excavation of the castle of Rocca...
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Żupy krakowskie
Żupy krakowskie was a Polish salt mining company which operated continuously from its inception in the 13th century to the late 20th century. It managed salt mines and salt works in two neighboring to...
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Company town
A company town is a place where practically all stores and housing are owned by the one company that is the only employer. The company provides infrastructure (housing, stores, transportation, sewage...