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What are the mineral resources of Pakistan?

What are the mineral resources of Pakistan?

The most potential and valuable minerals of Pakistan includes; Marble, Granite, Coal, Chromite, Gypsum, Copper, Gold, Iron Ore, Lead zinc, Bauxite, Crude oil and Natural gas.

What is mineral resources short note?

A Mineral Resource is a concentration or occurrence of solid material of economic interest in or on the Earth’s crust in such form, grade or quality and quantity that there are reasonable prospects for eventual economic extraction.

What are the 5 types of mineral resources?

Mineral resources can be divided into two major categories. There are metals that are hard which conduct electricity and heat with characteristics of luster or shine. Such metals are called metallic minerals. For example Silver, Chromium, Tin, Nickel, Copper, Iron, Lead, Aluminum, Gold, and Zinc.

Which parts of Pakistan are rich in minerals?

Baluchistan has the most mineral deposits among the provinces of Pakistan, with Sindh rich in coal deposit and Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa rich in gems. Oil, gas and minerals used in nuclear energy purposes are mined by the federal government. The mining of other minerals is a provincial concern.

What are the major natural resources of Pakistan?


  • Livestock.
  • Fishing.
  • Forests.
  • Environmental Challenges In Pakistan.
  • Is Pakistan rich or poor in mineral?

    PAKISTAN is a country endowed with rich mineral resources. The articles below seem to show that precious metals, petroleum, etc. could be found throughout the country.

    What are minerals in Pakistan?

    Pakistan has deposits of several minerals including coal, copper, gold, chromite, mineral salt, bauxite and several other minerals. There are also a variety of precious and semi-precious minerals that are also mined. These include peridot, aquamarine, topaz, ruby, emerald, rare-earth minerals bastnaesite and xenotime , sphene,…