Thạch Khê iron mine

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Thach Khe mine
Location
Hà Tĩnh Province
Country Vietnam
Production
Products Iron ore

The Thach Khe mine is a large iron mine located in northern Vietnam in the Hà Tĩnh Province. Thach Khe represents one of the largest iron ore reserves in Vietnam and in the world having estimated reserves of 550 million tonnes of ore grading 42% iron metal. [1]

It is currently (2014) planned to increase the iron ore exploitation from five million to seven million tonnes per year. [2]

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References

  1. "Mineral deposits of Vietnam". dgmv.gov.vn. 2012. Retrieved 2013-07-26.
  2. "Kobe Steel awaits clarity over Thach Khe iron mine". VietNam Breaking News. April 7, 2014.