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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Cross-border Mining Trail
The Cross-border Mining Education Trail (German: Grenzüberschreitender Bergbaulehrpfad, Czech: Příhraniční naučná hornická stezka) from Krupka (German: Graupen) to Geising, Altenberg, Zinnwald...
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Montevecchio
Montevecchio is one of the most ancient mining sites in Italy. The site is located in the south west of Sardinia, in the Province of Medio Campidano. The village of Montevecchio is a frazione of the m...
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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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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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Mettenschicht
Mettenschicht in the Fell Exhibition Slate MineThe Mettenschicht is an old German mining custom in the Ore Mountains. It is the name given to the last shift worked before Christmas, which ends early...
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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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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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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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El Chiflón del Diablo
El Chiflón del Diablo or The Devil's Blast (in reference to the natural draft that flows through the mine) is a mine located in Lota, Chile. After coal production fell in the Lota area in the 1990s, ...
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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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