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Antonio Cruz's Photo Gallery

Facilities (May 2014)

Recheira Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

The facilities after sacked by thieves for scrap (I think !!!!!!).
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613515     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 174   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Overview of ​​the mine

Recheira Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613514     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 132   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Locality map

Cabeço de Argemela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Cabeço da Argemela (yellow line).
The perimeter defined by the red line corresponds to the Mine Argemela.

Source of aerial photo : Bing Maps
Copyright: © bing.com/maps      Photo ID: 613510     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 154   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 990 x 544 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

Another view

Cabeço de Argemela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Overview with the "Serra da Estrela" in the background.
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613509     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 154   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Overview of ​​the mine

Cabeço de Argemela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613505     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 207   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Vein

Argimela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Vein exploited with old shoring.
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613504     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 142   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1037 x 1382 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Gate

Argimela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

One of the gates of access to the upper levels of the mine.
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613503     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 124   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Galleries

Argimela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Exploration galleries that are clearly visible in the quartz vertical veins with cassiterite.
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613502     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 206   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Probing cut

Argimela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Cut of exploration and probing
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613501     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 210   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)

Pit

Argimela Mine, Barco, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Huge pit with pit ore flow
Copyright: © A. Cruz      Photo ID: 613500     Uploaded by: Antonio Cruz   View Count: 236   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1382 x 1037 pixels (1.4 Mpix)
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