Natural Resources of Pakistan

Topics: Coal, Pakistan, Mineral / Pages: 11 (834 words) / Published: Feb 17th, 2015


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The science which deals with the physical structure and substance of the earth, their history, and the processes which act on them.
Geology is mostly about what the ground is made up of from a natural perspective. What kind of rocks it contains and how those rocks or layers of rocks got there.
Geology is the study of the Earth, as in the physical composition; rocks, volcanoes, mountains, plate tectonics, etc.
The geology of Pakistan encompasses the varied landscapes that make up the land constituting modern-day Pakistan, which are a blend of its geological history, and its climate over the past few million years.


Coal Mines

Thar coalfield

The Thar coalfield is located in Thar Desert, Tharparkar District of Sindh province in Pakistan. The deposits - 6th largest coal reserves in the world, were discovered in 1991 by Geological
Survey of Pakistan (GSP) and the United States Agency for
International Development.
Pakistan has emerged as one of the leading countries - seventh in the list of top 20 countries of the world after the discovery of huge lignite coal resources in Sindh. The economic coal deposits of Pakistan are restricted to Paleocene and Eocene rock sequences. It is one of the world’s largest lignite deposits discovered by GSP in 90’s, spread over more than 9,000 km 2. comprise around 175 billion tonnes sufficient to meet the country’s fuel requirements for centuries.


Ashraf Group of Industries

Indus East coal mine

Jherruck coal mine

Jhimpir coal mine

Lakhra coal mine

Ongar coal mine

Pakistan Coal Mines and Resources

Saleh Jo Tar coal mine

Salt Range coal mine

Singharo Bhitro coal mine

Sinhar Vikian Varvai coal mine

Sonalba coal mine

Sonda-Thatta coal mine


The RekoDiq mine is a large copper mine located in the west of Pakistan in
Baluchistan. RekoDiq

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