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A copper mining project in [[/Mexico|Mexico]] founded by [[/Francisco dAnconia|Francisco d'Anconia]] and named after his ancestor [[/Sebastian dAnconia|Sebastian d'Anconia]].  Francisco's reputation as a businessman is so great that investors flock to him, begging to invest money in the enterprise.  Investors include [[/James Taggart|James Taggart]] and [[/Orren Boyle|Orren Boyle]].  [[/James Taggart|James Taggart]] goes so far as to build a new branch of [[/Taggart Transcontinental|Taggart Transcontinental]], the [[/San Sebastian Line|San Sebastian Line]], to serve the mines, sinking $30 million into the project.  When the development of the mines appears complete, the Mexican government nationalizes them as well as the [[/San Sebastian Line|San Sebastian Line]], only to discover there is no copper and there never was.

The San Sebastian Mines appear in: