Erzberg mine

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Erzberg mine
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Location
Erzberg mine is located in Austria
Erzberg mine
Erzberg mine
Location in Austria
Location Eisenerz
Town Styria
Country Austria
Coordinates 47°31′30″N 014°54′42″E / 47.52500°N 14.91167°E / 47.52500; 14.91167Coordinates: 47°31′30″N 014°54′42″E / 47.52500°N 14.91167°E / 47.52500; 14.91167
Production
Products Iron ore
Production 2,153,000 tonnes of iron ore
Financial year 2008
Owner
Company Voestalpine
None Private

The Erzberg mine is a large open-pit mine located in Eisenerz, Styria, in the central-western part of Austria, 60 km north-west of Graz and 260 km south-west of the capital, Vienna. Erzberg represents the largest iron ore reserves in Austria having estimated reserves of 235 million tonnes of ore.[1][2] The mine produces around 2,153,000 tonnes of iron ore/year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austrian site: Erzberg mine". brgm.fr. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  2. ^ a b "Mining Industry in Austria". US Geological Survey (USGS). 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-06.