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Lead, Zinc Ore Extractions Exceed 500k Tons

Lead, Zinc Ore Extractions Exceed 500k TonsLead, Zinc Ore Extractions Exceed 500k Tons

Major Iranian lead and zinc producers extracted 508,719 tons of ores during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.
Angouran Lead and Zinc Complex accounted for 473,990 tons to register a 26% decline year-on-year, while Nakhlak Lead and Zinc Plant accounted for 34,729 tons of the total output, indicating a 10% increase YOY.
The two producers extracted an aggregate of 1.09 million tons of ores in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019).
Lead, zinc ore extractions during the month to Sept. 22 amounted to 90,941 tons. Angouran's output stood at 84,095 tons, up 13% YOY and Nakhlak extracted 6,846 tons, up 37% YOY.

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