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When We Mined the Ocean

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In 1934, the state constructed a new mine at Kure Beach. A Bromine mine, it was located on the ocean and the minerals were extracted from the waters for eleven years. The mine was purchased by private business that combined the bromine production technique with a Texas magnesium facility. In 1946, operations at the mine ceased and the company destroyed the facilities in the 1950s.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Sept 1965, p11-12, 20, il