Făget mine

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Făget mine
Location Rodna
Commune Bistriţa-Năsăud County
Country Romania
Products Lead, Zinc, Copper, Sulfur
Production 857 tonnes of lead, 1,038 tonnes of copper, 25,941 tonnes of sulfur and 2,797 tonnes of zinc
Financial year 2008
Opened 1980

The Făget mine is a large mine in the northwest of Romania in Rodna, Bistriţa-Năsăud County, 50 km southwest of Bistriţa and 699 km north-west of the capital, Bucharest. Făget represents one of the largest lead and zinc reserve in Romania having estimated reserves of 9.25 million tonnes of ore grading 0.79% lead and 2.48% zinc thus resulting in 0.07 million tonnes of lead and 0.23 million tonnes of zinc.[1]


  1. ^ "Prezentare comuna Rodna" (in Romanian). scritube.com. 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-17.