Potash Mining


Filed Under: MineralsMiningOut WestPotash

This is a giant potash mine located near Moab, Colorado. Water from the Colorado River is injected subsurface to absorb the potash and then it is pumped back to the surface for the water to evaporate leaving the potash and the by-product salt. The area that you see is over 400 acres used for solar drying.

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