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Blood Mica

A girl show some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district, Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A girl show some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district, Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A girl show some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district, Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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Vinita, 16, goes into a rat-hole mine to search for mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

Vinita, 16, goes into a rat-hole mine to search for mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

Vinita, 16, goes into a rat-hole mine to search for mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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A five-year-old girl collects mica flakes from an open cast illegal mica mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A five-year-old girl collects mica flakes from an open cast illegal mica mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A five-year-old girl collects mica flakes from an open cast illegal mica mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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Gudiya, 13, breaks away pieces of mica from rocks in an illegal open cast mine in Koderma district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

Gudiya, 13, breaks away pieces of mica from rocks in an illegal open cast mine in Koderma district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

Gudiya, 13, breaks away pieces of mica from rocks in an illegal open cast mine in Koderma district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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A girl shows some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A girl shows some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A girl shows some of the mica flakes she has collected whilst working in a open cast illegal mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, January 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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Babloo, 16, uses a hammer to break away pieces of mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

Babloo, 16, uses a hammer to break away pieces of mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

Babloo, 16, uses a hammer to break away pieces of mica in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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A girl shows mica which she has collected from an illegal open cast mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A girl shows mica which she has collected from an illegal open cast mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla

A girl shows mica which she has collected from an illegal open cast mine in Giridih district in the eastern state of Jharkhand, June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Nita Bhalla
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