Central Asian Geoportal

Mineral Production

Kazakhstan

CURRENT STATE OF MINERAL RESOURCE BASE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN AS AT 01/01/2014
Solid minerals Gold, million tons Copper, million tons Lead, million tons Zinc, million tons Iron, billion tons Chrome, million tons Manganese, million tons Molybdenum, million tons Bauxites, million tons Nickel, million tons Tin, thousand tons
Number of deposits 325 115 95 91 66 18 37 46 28 42 15
Balance 2,3 38,8 17,2 35,5 18,8 366,2 684,1 1,1 338,07 2,0 138,4
Development % 73,7% 65,2% 66,7% 76,5% 42,7% 98,3% 88,2% 64% 54,1% 62% 17,6%
Exploration % 22,7% 32% 21,4% 12,5% 5,4%   3,4% 28% 14,4% 21,4% 71,2%
Free of subsoil use %: 3,6% 2,8% 12,9% 11% 51,9% 1,7% 8,4% 8% 31,5% 16,6% 11,2%
Over 80% of solid mineral reserves of industrial categories (А+В+С1) have been handed over to subsoil users.

Kyrgyzstan

CURRENT STATE OF MINERAL RESOURCE BASE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KYRGYZSTAN AS AT 01/01/2013
Solid minerals Gold,
th. tons
Copper,
th. tons
Lead,
th. tons
Zinc,
th. tons
Iron,
th. tons
Mercury,
th. tons
Tungsten,
th. tons
Molybdenum,
th. tons
Rare earth elements,
th. tons
Antimony,
th. tons
Tin,
th. tons
Number of deposits 68 9 3 2 1 4 2 2 1 7 2
Balance 565,8 314,6 30,0 17,6 943,8 39,5 117,2 2,5 51,5 264,0 186,8

Tajikistan

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