10th October 2016. Site visit Los Jarales de Carratraca. Mining Heritage
This site visit exposes the losing of local mining heritage in Málaga province, in such case, ancient chromium-nickel mines “Pozo San Juan and Los Jarales district” at Carratraca village, which were mined since early middle of XIX century (1852).
During the stage 1940-1960, those mines were worked actively by the national government, as ores in conjunction with platinum and some others minerals were included inside a strategic and military planning.