The European Union imports huge amounts of metal. Yet buried deep in Europe’s bowels is a treasure trove of copper, zinc and other precious metals.
Researchers have been digging deep to uncover ways to put European mining back on the map and they’re not short of ideas.
Europe’s deepest metal mine is seemingly unfathomable, at 1,430 meters.
For forty years, Pyhäsalmi mine has been a rich source of copper, zinc and pyrites.
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