Cireşata mine

Cireşata mine
Cireşata Gold Mine
Cireşata Gold Mine is located in Romania
Cireşata Gold Mine
Location in Romania

46.07°N 22.52°E / 46.07°N 22.52°E / 46.07; 22.52Coordinates: 46.07°N 22.52°E / 46.07°N 22.52°E / 46.07; 22.52

Location Crişcior
County Hunedoara County
Country Romania
Company Carpathian Gold
Website CG website
Year of acquisition 2005
Financial year 2009
Ounces of Gold approx 155,000
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The Cireşata mine is a large open pit mine in the west of Romania in Hunedoara County, 30 km north of Deva and 400 km north of the capital, Bucharest. Cireşata represents a large gold and copper deposit with estimated reserves of 2.94 million oz of gold and 191,000 tonnes of copper.[1] The project is owned by the Toronto based company Carpathian Gold.

The project will involve the mining and processing of 7.1 million tonnes of ore per annum over an open pit life of 19 years. The open pit is expected to yield approximately 155,000 oz of gold and 10,000 tonnes of copper per year in doré, reflecting an average total process recovery of 68% for gold and approximately 91% for copper.[2]


  1. ^ "Cireşata mine" (in Romanian). Carpathian Gold. 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  2. ^ "RVP Project Parameters". Carpathian Gold. 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 

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