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The Cuprom Phoenix Copper Smelter is a smelter of sulfurous copper ores in Baia Mare, Romania.

Due to the toxic fumes causing acid rain, it has a 351.5 m (1,153 ft) chimney, built in 1995,[1] making it the tallest artificial structure in Romania and the third tallest chimney in Europe.

The tower is no longer in use.[2]

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Coordinates: 47°39′10.5″N 23°36′19.4″E / 47.652917°N 23.605389°E / 47.652917; 23.605389


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