The Story of the Timna copper miner

Israel, 1960

Film
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King Solomon’s mines were rediscovered by geologists, who found the old copper deposits. Laboratory research led to the development of suitable production methods in these difficult conditions of burning heat. Ore is blasted, treated with sulphuric acid in order to separate the copper.

Credits

director

Nathan Gross

producer

Y. Ephrati

Language

English

Duration

00:11:45:00

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Colour

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