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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:
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.
Rio Tinto Group.