Ocna de Fier mine

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Ocna de Fier mine
Location Ocna de Fier
Commune Caraş-Severin County
Country Romania
Products Iron ore
Production 10,000 tonnes of iron ore
Financial year 2008
Opened 1900

The Ocna de Fier mine is a large open pit mine in the western of Romania in Caraş-Severin County, 25 km west of Reşiţa and 511 km north-west of the capital, Bucharest. Ocna de Fier represents the largest iron ore reserves in Romania having estimated reserves of 200 million tonnes of ore grading 25% iron metal.[1][2] The mine produces around 10,000 tonnes of iron ore/year.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Zăcămitele de minereu de fier" (PDF) (in Romanian). Consiliul judetean Hunedoara. 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Skarns in Romania". science.smith.edu. 1996. Retrieved 30 June 2013.