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Brazil’s Massive Serra Pelada Gold Mine: Thousands

Serra Pelada was a large gold mine at the south of the mouth of the Amazon river. In 1979, a farmer, Genésio Ferreira da Silva, found a nugget of gold. Soon within few days, word had spread, and people rushed towards the Serra Pelada site.

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The hell of Serra Pelada mines, 1980s Rare Historical Photos

Feb 25, 2016· Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. In 1979 a local child swimming on the banks of a local river found a 6 grams (0.21 oz) nugget of gold. Soon word leaked out and by the end of the week a gold rush had started.

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Luís Costa Serra Pelada Gold Mine

Gold mining Serra Pelada Serra Pelada claims, Curionópolis, Carajás mineral province, Pará, Brazil. The amount of gold found on the hill was even greater, causing the number of people at the site to rise to five thousand in March 1980. The camp had become a village, finally receiving the name Serra Pelada.

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1985: Inside Brazil's massive Serra Pelada gold mine

Apr 23, 2016· Serra Pelada gold mine. Genésio Ferreira da Silva, a farmer in the remote interior of Brazil, discovered a nugget of gold on his property and hired a

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Serra Pelada The Legend of the Gold Mountain YouTube

Nov 05, 2013· Credits: Host: Jennifer Jasey Directors: Hulya Eroz, Eduardo Jansen Producers: Hulya Eroz, Eduardo Jansen, Eric Major Camera: Sinan Eroz Editors: Sinan Eroz,...

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The Hellish Gold Mines of Serra Pelada Amusing Planet

Feb 04, 2016· The government agreed to buy all the gold the garimpeiros found for 75 percent of the London Metal Exchange price. Officially just under 45 tons of gold was identified, but it is estimated that as much as 90 percent of all the gold found at Serra Pelada was smuggled away. Mining had to be abandoned when the pit became flooded preventing further

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Luís Costa Serra Pelada Gold Mine

Gold mining Serra Pelada Serra Pelada claims, Curionópolis, Carajás mineral province, Pará, Brazil. The amount of gold found on the hill was even greater, causing the number of people at the site to rise to five thousand in March 1980. The camp had become a village, finally receiving the name Serra Pelada.

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Brazil: Gold Rush in Serra Pelada — Robert Nickelsberg

Brazil: Serra Pelada’s Gold Rush. In 1979, gold was discovered at the base of Serra Pelada, or Bald Mountain, in the Pará state of Brazil, setting off a gold rush that would bring hundreds of thousands of garimpeiros, or miners, to the Amazonian region. I documented the mine and its workers in July of 1985 when I was based in Rio de Janeiro.

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1985: Inside Brazil's massive Serra Pelada gold mine

Apr 23, 2016· Serra Pelada gold mine. Genésio Ferreira da Silva, a farmer in the remote interior of Brazil, discovered a nugget of gold on his property and hired a

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The Hellish Gold Mines of Serra Pelada Amusing Planet

Feb 04, 2016· The government agreed to buy all the gold the garimpeiros found for 75 percent of the London Metal Exchange price. Officially just under 45 tons of gold was identified, but it is estimated that as much as 90 percent of all the gold found at Serra Pelada was smuggled away. Mining had to be abandoned when the pit became flooded preventing further

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Serra Pelada The Legend of the Gold Mountain YouTube

Nov 05, 2013· Credits: Host: Jennifer Jasey Directors: Hulya Eroz, Eduardo Jansen Producers: Hulya Eroz, Eduardo Jansen, Eric Major Camera: Sinan Eroz Editors: Sinan Eroz,...

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Haunting Photographs Of The Hell Of Serra Pelada Mines In

Sebastião Salgado. Serra Pelada was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. The mine was made infamous by the still images taken by Alfredo Jaar and later by Sebastião Salgado and the first section of Godfrey Reggio’s 1988 documentary Powaqqatsi, showing an anthill of workers moving vast amounts of ore by hand.

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Sebastiao Salgado Goldmine Serra Pelada, Brazil, 1986

SEBASTIAO SALGADO (B. 1944) Goldmine Serra Pelada, Brazil, 1986 Photo-litho 7 3/4" x 11 3/4". on Apr 28, 2020

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Colossus Minerals Serra Pelada

Discovered in 1979, Serra Pelada hosted the largest ever gold rush in Latin America. During the 1980s, up to 80,000 garimpeiros (artisanal miners) produced an estimated 2 million ounces of gold plus platinum and palladium, from a 400m x 300m x 100m hand dug open pit.

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Gold, greed and garimpeiros Al Jazeera America

Jul 21, 2015· The gold deposits at Serra Pelada, which translates as “Naked Ridge,” were discovered by workers on a nearby farm in February 1980. It soon became the largest open-air pit in the world, with roughly 80,000 garimpeiros, who migrated from across Brazil.

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Serra Pelada A Lenda Da Montanha De Ouro (2013) IMDb

Apr 09, 2013· Directed by Victor Lopes. Documentary about the legendary gold prospection site (garimpo) of Serra Pelada (The Naked Mountain), in the north of Brazil, telling some of its secret stories and a new perspective about the trajectory of some people who found fortune or disgrace in one of the biggest gold rush of the twentieth century.

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Colossus Minerals Home

BUILDING BRAZIL'S NEXT GOLD MINE. Read More. High Grade Gold, Platinum and Palladium Project in Brazil Upcoming Events. No events scheduled. All Events > Latest News. Colossus Minerals Inc. Announces Court Approval, New Directors and an Update on Serra Pelada Apr 30, 2014. Colossus Minerals Inc. Announces Creditor Approval of Proposal

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The Deadly Spectacle of Brazil’s Gold Mines Topic

The Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado visited the Serra Pelada gold mine in 1986, but the scenes he captured look like something from before the industrial revolution.Thousands of mud-slathered men hoist heavy sacks on their shoulders, climbing crude wooden ladders up

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‘Mining, Brazil’, Sebastião Salgado, 1986 Tate

This photograph was taken by the Brazilian social documentary photographer Sebastião Salgado at the Serra Pelada gold mine in north-west Brazil in 1986. It is part of Serra Pelada, a group of twenty-eight photographs that Salgado took of the mine in that year (see also The Gold Mine, Brazil 1986, Tate P13091), when he spent several weeks

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Serra Pelada Wikipedia

Die Serra Pelada ist ein brasilianisches Dorf, Bezirk der Gemeinde von Curionópolis, im Südosten von Pará.. Das Dorf liegt in der Nähe einer Bergkette ist ein bis 700 m hohes Mittelgebirge, in der Carajas-Region zwischen den Ortschaften Curionópolis und Parauapebas, etwa 40 Kilometer südwestlich von Marabá im brasilianischen Bundesstaat Pará.

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