Lead is a heavy and soft metal that has good corrosion resistance,it is the oldest metals that has been used by humans.So far, 130 of lead ore are known that the most important and most economical is the sulfur lead. 90 percent of Iran’s lead product obtained from this ore.
Table below given a number of Iranian mines and mining methods used to extract lead:
|Mine Name||Lead grade (%)||Proven reserves (tons)||Extraction||State|
The most important Iron mines discovered are located in Yazd, Kerman, Khorasan.
. 8.1 billion tons of proven reserves and more than 3 billion tons General reserves (proven reserves plus probable reserves) has been reported of these mines.
More than 90 percent of them are kind of volcanic and skarn.
table below given the number of iron ore mines in iran:
|Mine name||Reserves (million tons)||Fe content (percent)|
|Other Bafgh anomalies||760||–|
|Gol gohar 4-5-6||210||–|