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Kokkol mine

18.12.2020

A unique mining monument, established in 1938 on the Kokkol passover at 3000 m above sea level. It includes: the Kokkol mine (Upper Camp), Lower Camp, a road between settlements, a bridge across the Belaya Berel River. There, in 1938, steps were taken to mine wolframite and molybdenum manually and build a residential and working settlement. Barracks, an office, a club, a warehouse, a blacksmith shop, and a processing plant were built at the mine, on the passover (Upper Camp or Kokkol Mine). A residential settlement was built 8 km to the west at the Kokkol waterfall in the forest area: houses, a stable yard, a school, a bakery, an office, a bathhouse. The mine operated until 1954.