Băița mine

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Băița mine
Location
Location Ştei
Commune Bihor County
Country Romania
Production
Products Uranium
Production 0 tonnes of uranium
Financial year 2008
History
Opened 1955
Owner
Company CNU
None State owned

The Băița mine is a large open pit mine in the northwest of Romania in Bihor County, 123 km southeast of Oradea and 737 km north of the capital, Bucharest. Băița represents the largest uranium reserve in Romania having estimated reserves of 90 million tonnes of ore grading 0.5% uranium metal.[1]

The Băița mine uranium reserve represents the largest surface uranium deposit in the world.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Băiţa mine" (in Romanian). www.ziua.net. 2009-05-30. Retrieved 2009-05-30. [dead link]