Mittersill mine

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Mittersill mine
Location
Location Mittersill
Town Salzburg
Country Austria
Production
Products Tungsten
Production 1,200 tonnes of tungsten
Financial year 2009
History
Opened 1967
Owner
Company Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten

The Mittersill mine is a large open pit mine located in Mittersill, in the Western part of Austria in Salzburg, 30 km South of Kitzbühel and 339 km South - West of the capital, Vienna. Mittersill represents the largest tungsten reserves in Austria having estimated reserves of 6.1 million tonnes of ore grading 0.5% pure tungsten.[1][2] The mine produces around 1,200 tonnes of tungsten/year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mittersill". rhul.ac.uk. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  2. ^ a b "WBH History". Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten. Retrieved 2010-09-06. 

Coordinates: 47°13′34″N 12°29′20″E / 47.226°N 12.489°E / 47.226; 12.489