Nikitovskij rtutniy zavod, Gorlovka (Donbas)

Nikitovskij rtutniy zavod, Gorlovka (Donbas)

Никитовский ртутный завод

Among the numerous waste dumps around Donetsk the ruins of Nikitovskij rtutniy zavod (mercury ore processing plant) are clearly standing out. The ore was mined here since 1879 until the last shutdown in 1992.

Last remaining buildings were torn down in 2013.

Keywords: Horlivka, Donbas, Donětská uhelná pánev, Donetsk coal mining basin, Gorlovka, hornictví, bergbau, industriální architektura, industrial architecture, důl, těžní věž, headframe, headgear, fordergerust, schachtanlage, mercury mine, těžba rtuti, demolished

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