A technical history of the Rio Tinto mines: some notes on exploitation from pre-Phoenician times to the 1950s by L.U. Salkield
Springer; 1987 edition | January 24, 2014 | English | ISBN: 9401080178 | 116 pages | PDF | 26 MB
Whether the Phoenicians and t he In the south-west of the Iberian Carthaginians ever actually worked Peninsula there is a vast pyritic the mines , or were merely traders, is mineral ised zone, known as the not certain , but after 205 BC, when Andevallo, extending from near they defeated the Carthagi nians, the Seville to south of Lisbon, an area Romans brought their own men skilled some 150 kilometres long and 30 in mining and metallurgy. kilometres wide.