Open Pit Mine Viewing

Posted on 17th Oct 2014

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Phalaborwa Open Pit Mine is South Africa’s largest open pit mine and copper and vermiculite are extracted here. You can drive through the mine operations and up to a ¬†viewing point a hill beside the open pit to get a good perspective of its size and the rest of the operations plus a wonderful panoramic view of the whole of Phalaborwa. A mecca for any budding geologist!

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