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Wanda Mines (or Red Earth Mines) are opencast mines of stones (amethyst, quartz). You can walk on the basaltic rocks, among geodes, where you will enjoy the colours and the glints of the stones.
There are guided visits, and a gift shop with all kind of crafts made of stones.
Directions: National Route # 12, 195 Km from San Ignacio.

Las Minas de Wanda (o Minas de Tierra Colorada) son minas de piedras a cielo abierto (amatistas, cuarzos). Pueden caminar por la roca basáltica, entre las geodas, en las que se aprecian los colores y los reflejos de las gemas.
Hay visitas guiadas y una tienda en donde venden todo tipo de artesanías hechas en piedra.
A las minas se accede por la Ruta Nacional 12; se encuentran a unos 195 Km al norte de San Ignacio.

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  • Written Jun 15, 2004
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