The Tabbak Tunnel in Kibungan

Tabbak Tunnel Kibungan Benguet Abandoned Mine Cave Stonewall Pyrite False Gold Glitter History Construction Habitat Bats Visit Tour Guide Mining Operation Discovery Safety Depth Length Size ExploreThe Tabbak Tunnel is located in Kibungan in Benguet Province. The Tabbak Tunnal is an abandoned mine exploration tunnel. Its stonewalls contain pyrites, “false gold” which glitter when it reflects light inside the tunnel. It has become a habitat to a host of bats. It is believed that the area may have some mineral lodes but the community residents resisted the mining industry. The Tabbak Tunnel is a potential man-made attraction of the municipality of Kibungan. Kibungan is located 62 kilometer (39 miles) north of Baguio City.

 

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