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Iran Mineral Deposits

Iran Mineral Deposits 2018-04-10T16:50:49+00:00

Iran possess huge mineral potential that is significantly under developed

Iran is one of the most gifted countries in the world from mining perspective, ranked among 15 major mineral-rich countries enjoying more than 68 types of minerals.

Iran has a number of well known geological provinces within the Tethyan Metallogenic Belt holding 7% of the total world’s minerals. There are approximately 5,000 mines in operation in Iran, with 12 metals and 36 non-metal ores currently being exploited.

Iran’s deposits that are largely underdeveloped include: Zinc (world’s largest), copper (world’s ninth largest -revised from second largest in 2010), iron (world’s ninth largest), uranium (world’s tenth largest) and lead (world’s eleventh largest).

Iran Chromite Mineralization

Iran Chromite Mineralization

Iran Lead and Zinc Mineralization

Iran Lead and Zinc Mineralization

Iran Copper Mineralization

Iran Copper Mineralization

Iran Iron Mineralization

Iran Iron Mineralization

Iran Gold Mineralization

Iran Gold Mineralization

Iran Metallogeny Map

Iran Metallogeny Map