Rio Tinto Borax Mine in Boron, California, Map and News, Geometry

Mining in the World: Rio Tinto Borax Mine in Boron

Explore the geometry of Borax Mine, Boron, California, through detailed Google satellite imagery. To Pan: click and drag the map. Take advantage of the zoom bars.

Rio Tinto Borax, Boron, California
Rio Tinto Borax operates California's largest open pit mine in Boron, California - one of the richest borate deposits on the planet. The company supplies nearly half the world's demand for refined borates, minerals essential to life and modern living.

Borax traces its roots to California's Death Valley, where borate deposits were discovered in 1872. Source: Borax.com

Rio Tinto
The Rio Tinto Group is a diversified, British-Australian, multinational mining and resources group with headquarters in London and Melbourne. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto river, in Huelva, Spain from the Spanish government. Source: Wikipedia, Rio Tinto Group.

 

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