The Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade informed about the reconnaissance and registration of mining areas and said: More than 55 billion tons of all kinds of minerals in the country are estimated as definite reserves and the rest as geological reserves.
Alireza Shahidi’s words about the country’s mineral reserves
According to the report of the Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration Organization of the country, Alireza Shahidi stated that the increase in the depth and level of the country’s explorations can add to Iran’s mineral reserves, he also stated: What has been common in the country so far is that minerals have been identified and recorded in the country, and based on this, more than 55 billion tons of mineral reserves in the country have been determined and the rest of the geological reserves have been predicted. He added: The Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration Organization of the country have been identifying hidden deposits for nearly two decades, which means that these deposits do not have any outcrops on the surface. Therefore, we hope to be able to identify these mineral deposits using aerial geophysics.
Deputy Minister also stated: In the Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration Organization of the country, Since the 80s, 945,000 square kilometers of the country’s surface have been identified on a scale of 100,000. The head of the Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration Organization announced the increase in the accuracy of explorations and said: since last year, this organization has started producing basic information on a scale of 150,000, and based on this, we hope to have the entire country on a scale of 150,000 in the seventh five-year