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  Ojos Negros
  Spain

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Added in: march 2013
Last Modified in: march 2013


Location description:

At Ojos Negros iron ore has been extracted on a large scale since Roman times. Today, there is no mining anymore, but there are many old quarries that are easily visible in the landscape.


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Directions:

Ojos Negros is situated in the west of the province of Aragon. The quarries are located southwest of Ojos Negros.

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Finds:

The minerals Goethite, Siderite, Dolomite, Calcite, Magnesite, Aragonite, Malachite, Barite, Quartz and Hematite are found.

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