Oraşu Nou mine

Oraşu Nou mine
Oraşu Nou mine
Location Oraşu Nou
Commune Satu Mare County
Country Romania
Company Bentonita S.A.
None Private
Products Bentonite
Production 14,700 tonnes of bentonite
Financial year 2008
Opened 1955

The Oraşu Nou mine is a large mine in the northwest of Romania in Satu Mare County, 45 km northeast of Satu Mare and 641 km north of the capital, Bucharest. Oraşu Nou represents the largest bentonite reserve in Romania having estimated reserves of 25 million tonnes.[1]


  1. ^ "Oraşu Nou mine" (in Romanian). www.bentonita.com.ro. 2009-05-30. http://www.bentonita.com.ro/. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 

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