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Ikuno Ginzan(Silver Mine)

It's believed that the mine was found in 807. Mining production started in 1542 and operated until the closure of the mine in 1973. Major production was gold and silver in the beginning and then shifted to copper, zinc, lead and tin. Rare metals such as cobalt, indium, antimony were also found. More than 70 kinds of minerals were mind.   (2018. May)



Ikunocho kono 33-5, Asago, Hyogo

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