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Erzberg mine

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Source of much of the iron that made the armor for the knights. 


Erzberg mine
The Erzberg mine is a large open-pit mine located in Eisenerz, Styria, in the central-western part of Austria, 60 km north-west of Graz and 260 km south-west of the capital, Vienna. Erzberg represents the largest iron orereserves in Austria, having estimated reserves of 235 million tonnes of ore.[1][2] The mine produces around 2,153,000 tonnes of iron ore per year.[2] It is also the site of the annual Erzberg Rodeo hard enduro race.


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