(Mines of Salto di Quirra - Gerrei)
Bacu Locci mine (Villaputzu, Cagliari Province).
Bacu Locci is an arsenic, lead and zinc mine.
Late 1800: mining researches by Emile Jacob.
1919: mining concession to Miniere del Larium Company.
1938: mining concession to Rumianca; this company built a plant, a washing station and a lot of buildings.
1952: 120 workers worked in this mine.
1965: the mine was closed.
Today, Bacu Locci mine is abandoned; in this area there are pollution problems to solve.
Cartina IGM: 549, I
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