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Ochre mine Roussillon

by Dani

Ochre mine Roussillon

Ochre mine Roussillon

Walk through an abandoned ochre mine at Roussillon,
The area had large ochre deposits, found in the clay surrounding the hill town. Ochres are pigments ranging from yellow and orange to red. One of of the former ochre quarries can be visited and is known as the Colorado Provençal.
Today it is prohibited to mine ochre in Roussillon. this measure was taken to protect the sites

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