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Bert de Ruiter

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USA, Colorado, Aspen, Smuggler mine
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2013, 09:25:51 AM »
Smuggler mine
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The largest silver nugget ever mined, weighing 1,840 pounds (830 kg) came from Smuggler. At its peak the mine was responsible for nearly one-fifth of the world's total silver output. Its extensive tunnel system reaches more than a thousand feet (300 m) below the entrance, extending under the city of Aspen, although most of the lower tunnels are presently flooded.

Smuggler Mountain Road 110, Aspen, Colorado, USA

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