Gol Gohar Mining Area With iron ore rich mines as one of the most prominent active mining poles in the Middle East, it has the potential to become a large and competitive area in Iran and even worldwide. These deposits are located in Kerman province, 50 km southwest of Sirjan. The existing traces and the remaining excavations in the deposit indicate that it has been identified and exploited in the past centuries.
Geographical location of Gohar Gohar
The approximate age of a sample of old blast furnace slag that has been used in the Gol Gohar ore has been estimated to be approximately 900 years. In the contemporary period of discovery and pursuit of Gol Gohar iron ore project was started by private Iranian company Barite in 1348 and then continued with the cooperation of Japanese Maroboni Company and since 1973 it was transferred to National Steel Company of Iran.
Iron ore reserve in Gol Gohar area
Gol-e Gohar iron ore deposit is located in six separate anomalies with a reserve of about 1200 million tons in a range of approximately 10 km in length and approximately 4 km in width. The exploitation of the mineral mass is the responsibility of Gol Gohar Mining and Industrial Company which has been extracted in large part.