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LAB (Lake Asbestos Mine / Mine Lac d'Amiante) asbestos mining site in the Black Lake district of Thetford Mines (Quebec, Canada) May 13, 2009. Thetford Mines was founded in 1876 after the discovery of large asbestos deposits in the area, and the city became a hub for one of the world's largest asbestos-producing regions