Polkowice-Sieroszowice mine

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Polkowice-Sieroszowice mine
Location
Location Polkowice, Sieroszowice
town Polkowice County
Country Poland
Production
Products Copper
History
Opened 1962
Owner
Company KGHM Polska Miedź

The Polkowice-Sieroszowice mine is a large mine in the west of Poland near Polkowice and Sieroszowice, Polkowice County, 350 km south-west of the capital, Warsaw. Polkowice-Sieroszowice represents one of the largest copper and silver reserve in Poland having estimated reserves of 387 million tonnes of ore grading 2.65% copper and 54 g/tonnes silver.[1] The annual ore production is around 11 million tonnes from which 292,000 tonnes of copper and 594 tonnes of silver are extracted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Resource base". KGHM Polska Miedź. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 

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Coordinates: 51°27′54″N 16°06′07″E / 51.4651°N 16.1020°E / 51.4651; 16.1020