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The former Boryslav ozokerite mine

Historical information about the object

In the 1880s, a new large mine was laid in Boryslav in the Nizhniy Potik district, in the so-called New World, which later reached a depth of 255 m. It is considered to be the deepest and largest ozokerite mine in the world. In 1939, production from the two mines was 138 tons, in 1945 – 481 tons, in 1946 – 622 tons. Boryslav ozokerite ore management was the only producer in the world and
supplier of medical ozokerite


Boryslav, Orest Hornytskyi street, 5

Object accessibility


Ownership of the object


Preservation for 2021


Object category (type)

Industrial and production, historical


  • Boryslav, Orest Hornytskyi street, 5