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Death Metal, Indonesia

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Indonesia - Bangka Island - Batako - Malasari Amirudin, 33 years old sitting next to her 15 year old daughter Novi Akher are portrayed in the room where they live sharing an apartement with 5 other miners. Amirudin has mined since she was ten, collecting tin scraps falling from the washing lines. Recently, she was joined by her daughter, who had just come from Pangkalpinang, the capital of Bangka. In a day, they can gain around 20 USD by collecting 3 kg of low concentrate tin.