Băița mine

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Băița mine
Băița mine is located in Romania
Băița mine
Băița mine
Location in Romania
Location Ştei
Commune Bihor County
Country Romania
Coordinates 46°28′48″N 22°37′42″E / 46.48000°N 22.62833°E / 46.48000; 22.62833Coordinates: 46°28′48″N 22°37′42″E / 46.48000°N 22.62833°E / 46.48000; 22.62833
Products Uranium
Production 0 tonnes of uranium
Financial year 2008
Opened 1955
Company CNU

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]


  1. ^ a b "Băiţa mine" (in Romanian). www.ziua.net. 2009-05-30. Archived from the original on October 12, 2007. Retrieved 2009-05-30.