Gold Mine

Churches Gold Mine Market Residences Streets Ouro Preto 1992

 

 

A number of former gold mines in the city offer tours to tourists. One of the most well known is the Mina do Chico Rei (Little King Mine) near the sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Conceišao.

 

 

 

 

ore car

 

shaker table for particle separation

 

 

compressed air used to power the lift cable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

side shaft

 

 

drilling tools

 

panning for Gold

 

 

 

 

see the Gold flake

 

museum

 

restaurant

 

guard dog

 

old Gold mine shafts along the road


Churches Gold Mine Market Residences Streets Ouro Preto 1992

Congonhas Ouro Preto Paraty San Joao Del Rei Tiradentes

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