The mine opened in 1968. Every day vast quantities of rock are mined and transported in Aitik’s open pit mine. Some of the largest machines in the world are seen here. You will find trucks with a weigh of 570 tons fully loaded and wheels of 4 meters in diameter. There are shovels with buckets holding up to 45 cubic meters of rock, wheel loaders with a weigh of 210 tons. Drilling machines with a weigh of 181 tons, drilling depths of 16 meters. The deposit in the mine consists of chalcopyrite and pyrite yielding copper, gold and silver.
Available dates for visitors are depending on mining production at Aitik.
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- If you have any questions please call +46 (0)70-551 61 94