By Cathy Elelman • 06 February 2020 • 14:35
PULPI’S giant geode has attracted nearly 40,000 visitors since the mine housing the geological phenomenon was opened up to the public at the beginning of last August.
The interest in seeing one of the biggest gypsum crystals in the world up close has attracted an average of some 6,000 people a month to don hard hats and join a guided tour of the Mina Rica in the Pilar de Jaravia area.
The mine is set to be temporarily closed later this month, reportedly until the beginning of April, while a lift is installed to improve accessibility to the site.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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