Mines de'n Bofill -Regencós, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F
N 41° 57.811 E 003° 10.141
31T E 514005 N 4645739
Quick Description: Abadoned, but still accessable, mine near Regencós.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 11/1/2013 6:16:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMJCYK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 2

Long Description:
EL SITIO
Las minas son bastante profundas y en algunos puntos peligrosas, si decidis explorarlas tened precaución no lo hagais con niños.

LA HISTORIA
Aunque las minas pertenecen a Pals algún reginconenc trabajó allí a las órdenes de "el abuelo rajoler", el apodo con que era conocido José Bofill Pericay, quien las explotaba.
De las minas, abandonadas a mediados de siglo XX, se extraía tierra oscura para hacer cántaros.
Disfrutad del aire fresquito que sale de la mina.

English
THE SITE
The mines. Also caaled “the black mines” are quite deep and in some places dangerous. Caution needed if you decide to explore it with children.

HISTORY
In the mid-twentieth century, from these now abandoned mines
clay was extracted for industrial use.
The mines were once exploited under the command of "Grandpa Rajoler",whose nickname was Jose Bofill Pericay. The mines were named after him.
Enjoy the chilly air coming out of the mine.
Mine Type: Abandoned Mine

Mineral Collecting: Yes

Material Mined: Aggregate, Clay, Rock, and related material

Operation: Underground Mine

Surface Features: No

KNOWN DANGERS:
It is pretty dark inside. Beware of a maze inside the mine.


Any Other information:
If you like, there is a geocache hidden near this mine: http://coord.info/GC33093


Any associated website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Optional photograph welcomed.
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