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The Silverfoundry

Although silver could have been extracted from the Great Copper Mountain since time immemorial, it was not until 1788 that the decision was taken to build a silver-works at Falun. The existing works was built entirely of slag bricks in 1884 and was in use until 1920.

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Although silver could have been extracted from the Great Copper Mountain since time immemorial, it was not until 1788 that the decision was taken to build a silver-works at Falun. The existing works was built entirely of slag bricks in 1884 and was in use until 1920.