Petrești mine

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Petrești mine
Location Mintiu Gherlii
Commune Cluj County
Country Romania
Products Bentonite

The Petrești mine is a large mine in the northwest of Romania in Cluj County, 52 km north-east of Cluj-Napoca and 478 km northwest of the capital, Bucharest. Petrești represents one of the largest bentonite reserve in Romania having estimated reserves of 6.3 million tonnes.[1]


  1. ^ "Bentonitele din Romania" (in Romanian). Babes-Bolyay University. 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2010-11-27.