Technical analysis is currently underway to determine the cause of the event and whether its formation can be attributed to some extent to mining activities.

(LaPresse) A large sinkhole has opened in Chile near a copper mine operated by Canadian company Lundin Mining. The huge hole with a circular shape has a diameter of 25 meters and a depth of about 200 and is located in the territory of the Alcaparrosa underground mine near Tierra Amarilla, about 665 kilometers north of the capital Santiago. Technical analysis is currently underway to determine the cause of the event and whether its formation can be attributed to some extent to mining activities.

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