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The Grasberg Mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. It is located in the province of Papua in Indonesia near Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Papua, and it has 19,500 employees. - http://www.theworldgeography.com/2013/06/earth-scars.html

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Photo: The Grasberg Mine, located near Puncak Jaya in West Papua, is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world (Photo: Kadir Jaelani) Benny Wenda: “West Papuans are living in a prison” | Offiziere.ch

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Grasberg: The World's Largest Gold Mine - The story of the Grasberg mine began in the - Mining Sites - Feb 24, 2015