The Crimea, Ukraine – Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

A photo report from the “Northern” area of an opencast mine in the Crimea, Ukraine, where shell rock is mined. Shell rock is has been used as a building material for a long time. This rock was formed many centuries ago, as a result of pressing of mollusks’ shells, sand, lime and other natural elements.

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

The Crimea, Ukraine - Shell Rock Production

via Kulleb

12 thoughts on “The Crimea, Ukraine – Shell Rock Production”

  1. This is third-rate building material, only small measure better than mud bricks. One can only hopes no earthquake occurs where used.

    • Guess he needs a job, but I don’t think he’ll have a pin-up of Yulia Tymoshenko like that guy in the second-to -the-last pic, right?

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