Resource potential

Kryvyi Rih region is unique in its own way and it is one of the richest regions of Ukraine in terms of mineral resources

Natural resources

The variety of mineral resources numbers 50 species

The most important resources:


ore deposits

brown coal deposits

dolomites (40% of Ukraine's balance reserves)

scandium

ochre

mason's sand

clay loam

minium

roofing and talc slates

marble

vanadium and about 40 elements of Mendeleev's table

Extraction:
Three main kinds of industrial ores are extracted: rich ores, magnetite and oxidized ferruginous quartzites.