Kyzyl-Tash Turk Zinc Polymetallic Mine
Republic of Tuva, Russia
reserves & resources
Contained zinc of 830,000t with grade of 9.97%, copper of 135,600t with grade of 0.91%, and lead of 155,000t with grade of 1.01%
Mining & processing methods
Underground mining + flotation
Has shifted from open-pit mining to underground mining. 49,100 tonnes of mined zinc, 4,500 tonnes of mined copper, and 3,100 tonnes of mined lead
The Kyzyl-Tash Turk Zinc Polymetallic Mine is a high-quality, large zinc polymetallic deposit. The project is one of the successful examples of China-Russia cooperation in the mining industry. Its designed throughput is 1 million tonnes per annum.