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Iron 2002 - 03
Key Iron Deposits of the World
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Carajas pit and surface expression of iron formation
Within, above and outside of the Carajas Pits
Top left:   Digging a high face of high grade ore.   Bottom left:   Overview of the N5 pit during the wet season.   Right:   Outside of the pit - note the jungle on the mafic to imtermediate volcanic wall rocks (background), low scrub over the iron formation (foreground) and small lake over the zone of ore enrichment (centre).
Photographs by Mike Porter.

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