Iran High Potential in Industrial Minerals

Iran is among the ten first countries of the world in terms of mineral resources. It has the first place in the Middle East.

According to the Islamic Parliament Research Center, about 7% of the world’s mineral resources are located in Iran. Huge available resources of Iran make it as one of the rich regions in terms of providing raw materials that are required in industry.

Investigations demonstrate that about 6 thousand mines are discovered in Iran that supplies 70 different minerals.

Also, there are 15 thousand promising mineral areas in Iran that are identified and discovered recently that have the potential to provide 40,000,000,000 MT of minerals (their value is more than 770,000,000,000 Dollar).

In addition to huge resources of oil and gas, Iran has a great position in the world due to possessing 12 significant mines of the world including the Sarcheshmeh Copper Complex. About 8% of zinc resources and 3% of plumbum/lead resources of the globe is located in Iran. Iran allocates the fourth place of building stone resources to itself.

Copper resources of Iran are more than 30,000,000 MT.


The most important mineral sources of Iran are as follow:

  • Oil
  • Natural Gas
  • Iron Ore
  • Copper
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Zinc
  • Plumbum/Lead
  • Chromite
  • Manganese
  • Titanium
  • Uranium
  • Coal
  • Tin
  • Valuable stones like Turquoise
  • Plaster
  • Salt


The significance of Iran Iron Ore as an Industrial Mineral

As mentioned, iron ore production is considered a significant and valuable business in Iran due to the increasing demand for steel making companies all around the world to iron ore. Most of Iran iron ore is exported by private Iranian companies to China and India.

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China, as one of the important producers of steel, is a great importer of Iranian iron ore. Researches show that Iran has the eleventh place in terms of iron ore definite resources.

Till now, by surveying just about 8% of the area of the country, about 4,600,000,000 Mt of Iron ore is discovered and specifically more iron ore mining will increase this amount.

The certain iron ore resources of the world are about 170,000,000,000 Mt and Iran by possessing 5.2 milliard MT of iron ore has about 4/1 % of world’s iron ore’s resources.

“Where to buy iron ore?” becomes a controversial question for iron ore buyers as the costumers are paying more attention to not only quality and price, but also the reliability and validity of the iron company which can be trusted forever.

Amoot Iranian Trading Company as an iron ore mining company invests on it and provides iron ore for sale professionally as one of the leading and major minerals of Iran.

Our iron ore company is located in Kashmar which is a city in the east of Iran. Our background of exporting about 1 million MT of Iron ore to numerous countries represents our customers’ satisfaction in terms of high-quality product, best iron ore price, and professional support of our experts in all exportation process.

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