The Position of Iranian Mining Industry in the World

  • Mansour Ghorbani
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


This chapter presents an economic, statistical and comparative review on various mineral deposits (metallic and non-metallic) as well as fossil fuel reserves in Iran as compared to those in the rest of the world.

This is a comprehensive collection of data about Iran’s mineral deposits, production and trade based on the available data sources, and gives the reader a good account of Iran’s position in world as far as its share in mineral deposits, production and mineral trade are concerned.

The author has tried his best to provide a comprehensible outcome in qualitative and quantitative assessment of each mineral deposit based on available data, world class logical and comparative analytical methods and Iran’s geological features.


Gross Domestic Product Rock Salt Mineral Deposit Copper Deposit Mining Sector 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mansour Ghorbani
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  1. 1.Faculty of GeoscienceShahid Beheshti UniversityTehranIran

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