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Oruro, situated approx.3710 meters above sea level between La Paz and Potosi is one of Bolivia's main mining districts. In the background you see the San Jose Mine
Oruro's affluence always depended on the mining business. This fact is reflecting in various monuments and artworks with reference to mining, spread over the city...
...like this oversized miners-helmet
Traditionally dressed women in Oruro
One of the various churches in Oruro
Examining several kinds of minerals from Oruro, Machacamarca und Viloco
...like this nice lot of Ludlamite from Machacamarca
Communal room of the miners coop
Entrance to the communal room of the miners cooperative

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