Amazing StuffMany of the important materials that we rely on for our everyday lives can be surprisingly difficult to acquire. For thousands of years, humans have been digging deep into the ground in search of prized rocks and, as technology has improved, it’s now possible to do this on a much larger scale and more efficiently than ever before. As a result, our planet’s surface is covered with scars where this has happened… but some are on a whole different level. From those that produce the most valuable stones, to those that supply huge quantities of highly demanded ores… it’s time to take a look at the top 15 biggest mines on earth.
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