Attepe Mine is located near Mansurlu village Of Adana. It consists of open pit mines Attepe1 and Attepe 2. Attepe Mine was started in 1977 and has produced approximately 30 million tons of iron ore since then. Attepe has set the standard of iron ore produced in Turkey with its high Fe grade, low impurities and high blast furnace yield.
Average Fe grade in Attepe is 58%. This site produces approximately 200.000 tons of directly chargeable lumpy and sintering fine ore annually. Attepe’ s ores are mainly hematite and goethite.