Valea Blaznei mine

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Valea Blaznei mine
Location
Location Rodna
Commune Bistriţa-Năsăud County
Country Romania
Production
Products Lead, Zinc, Copper, Sulfur
Production 195 tonnes of lead, 236 tonnes of copper, 5,888 tonnes of sulfur and 635 tonnes of zinc
Financial year 2008
History
Opened 1774
Owner

The Valea Blaznei mine is a large mine in the north of Romania in Rodna, Bistriţa-Năsăud County, 50 km southwest of Bistriţa and 699 km north-west of the capital, Bucharest. Valea Blaznei represents one of the largest lead and zinc reserve in Romania having estimated reserves of 10.5 million tonnes of ore grading 0.76% lead and 2.48% zinc thus resulting in 0.08 million tonnes of lead and 0.26 million tonnes of zinc.[1]

References[edit]

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