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Baluchistan Natural Resources

Baluchistan Natural Resources

Baluchistan Natural Resources

Baluchistan has a huge amount of useful herbal and Natural resources, along with chromite, fluorite, barite, asbestos, marble, garnet, vermiculite, gold, copper, iron, gas, oil, etc., which are of great importance in the modern world. The 750-kilometer-long coast and the Balochistan region have been declared the gateway to financial prosperity.

balochistan natural resources

Balochistan has a huge agricultural potential, but weak rains and lack of water are a serious obstacle to the full use of this agricultural potential. As a gift, the entire arable land in the province is 1.8 million acres. In addition to the ability to farm, it also has the ability to raise cattle, as it has ninety-three percent of the country's grazing land.

Copper, gold, silver, and iron

Gold of balochistan

Copper, gold, silver, and iron are some of the most famous and important minerals present in Balochistan. All four are in large quantity is discovered in Chaghi rayon. In fact, one very large copper and gold deposit discovered in the small town of Reko Dik in the Chagai district has recently become the source of a lot of controversy and litigation.


Chromite of balochistan

Chromite is abundant in Balochistan, and it is the only source of emissions of chromium metal used as alloying elements in various alloys and stainless steels, which are also suitable for surgical, orthopedic implants and other components. In addition, chromium is used in cooking, leather, chemical and other industries.


Copper of balochistan

The importance of copper sources in Balochistan is well known due to the large funding allocated to improve the Saindak copper deposit. About 500 million copper was discovered in the Chaga region of Western Balochistan. In addition Sandak, a large tank of copper was discovered in the area Rekodiq near Sandak. It is one of the ten largest copper reservoirs in the world.

Iron Ore:

Iron Ore of balochistan

More than 600 million tons of iron ore have been discovered in Balochistan. A large part of the iron ore is in the areas of Nokkundi, Chilgasi and Dalbandin of Balochistan. Some of the best first-class ores located in the Chaga and Dalbandin regions of Balochistan. The Geographical Survey has discovered an iron ore deposit with a preliminary estimated reserves of two hundred million tons at Dilband, ninety kilometers from Duddar, where approximately 135 are located.


Gypsum of balochistan

Large deposits of gypsum occur in the Sibi, Kohlu, Barhan and Loralai regions of Balochistan. The gypsum reserves in Balochistan are only 355 (million tons).


Flourite of balochistan

Significant reserves of fluorite are found in the Martsan, Padi Marathon and Dilband districts of Mastung district. The total projected reserves are about 125,000 tons.


Magnetite of balochistan

Magnetite is found in Water in the Khuzdar district and in the vicinity of the Muslim district of Qila Saifullah. The total expected reserves are not known exactly.


Barite of balochistan

Huge reserves of barite are identified in the Lasbella and Khuzdar districts of Balochistan. The total estimated reserves are more than 1.25 million tons.


Vermiculite of balochistan

In the area of the Doki River, a survey of the area found vermiculite in large deposits south of Dalbandin.


Abestos of balochistan

Asbestos is found in two main types of spinning and non-spinning fibers. Detection of asbestos is recognized in the area of the Fence Creek, eighty kilometers to the North of Muslimbagh.

Dimension Stone:

Two types of dimensional stones are widely used in the industry: marble and granite.


Marble of balochistan

Large industrially exploited deposits have been discovered in the Chaga region, starting from Dalbandin and reaching the borders of Iran. Some deposits are near the Iraq-Afghan border regions, in particular, Zardin, Power-Chang, Julie, Petcock, Mackichan, Zeh, Chilasi and Buttock. Onyx, the dark, inexperienced marble found in Chagi, is of high quality. The corresponding first-class onyx is observed in the Bologna, Lasbel and Khazar districts.


Granite of balochistan

Balochistan granite is mainly mined in Chagi. It is a diverse color, good export quality, attractive in foreign markets. There are many other minerals that are also found in abundance in Balochistan.


Quartzite of balochistan

This is a relatively recently discovered mineral, its deposits are discovered in the Las Bela area.


Limestone of balochistan

Limestone is found in abundance in different parts of Balochistan. Several hundred meters of limestone layers in dolomite sites occur in the Jurassic Chilton formation in Quetta and Kalat. Cretaceous limestone with a thickness of three hundred to 50 meters is widespread in Balochistan. There are limestone reserves in the regions of Harnai, Sar Range and Spintangi.


Sulphur of balochistan

Sulfur deposits are expected to have on Koh-i-Sultan in Ciganskom area. Three important deposits are grouped on the southern half of the extinct Koh-i-Sultan volcano. The deposits have a fumaral origin, local sulfur is found in caverns, cracks and in the form of inclusions in volcanic tuffs. The main use of sulfur is the production of sulfuric acid and explosives.


coal field of balochistan

There are 6 coal fields under development in Balochistan, all of which are located in the northern part of the province. The Mah Begum coal field is observed in the Bolan area about 70 km southeast of Quetta. The Sor Range-Zinjidi-Dikari coalfield is located 28 km east of Quetta and is considered a private coal mine in Pakistan. The Pir Ismail Ziarat-Margar-Narwar coalfield is located 60 km east of Quetta, while the Duki-Anambar coalfield is located in Loralai district. The Khost-Sharik-Harnai coal field is located in the Sibi district about one hundred and sixty km from Quetta, and the Chamalang coal field is discovered in the Loralai district.
Balochistan is rich in natural resources. Balochistan's gas plays the role of a backbone in the economy.

Natural Gas:

Natural gas of balochistan

Natural gas was accidentally discovered in 1952 near the town of Sui in Balochistan. Natural gas has become almost synonymous with the name Sui. In 1995, Balochistan began to produce almost 56% of Pakistan's total natural gas production, but with the help of use in 2007, its reserves fell to 22.7%, which is the same as last year. they consumed the most efficient 5.81% of the total production of the country.

The development of agriculture with the help of tubular wells and light rains has had little impact on groundwater and pastures. The total area of barren land in Balochistan is 4.7 million acres, which is half of the country's barren land. If this vast territory is cultivated, it will not only make the country self-sufficient in food, but also allow the country to export agricultural products to neighboring countries.
Balochistan has little rainfall compared to other parts of the country, but despite this, most of the flood water is wasted due to the lack of inadequate dams. If steps are taken to store flood water, more than 12 million acre feet of additional water will be available for irrigation in Balochistan. Dates, apples, grapes, and onions are important agricultural products of Balochistan.



Dates are an important agricultural product of the region. The city of Haran and Makran in Balochistan are the main areas of production dates. In the Ketch area of Makran, one hundred and ten vern dates are produced.
Rabbi, Begum Jangi, Longi, Carob, Mswati, Mansoura, Calne, the Currants and Shakar considered one of the best export dates. Makran produces more than four million tons of dates annually. Lack of proper conversation, garage, and recycling centers. 50 percent of production is spent, resulting in a shortage of millions of dollars. Balochistan is the most convenient place with 4 climatic conditions. Some regions are unusually hot. Makran, Sibi, Dahdar and several different regions are located together with extremely warm regions, but Kalat, Mastung, Quetta, Ziarat and Pishin are bloodless regions, and they grow excessively pleasant apples, produce grapes, cherries and apricots, but there is not always interest in exports. these end results further reduce a million dollars annually.
Balochistan produces four lacquer tones of apples, which can be known all over the world for their beautiful flavors. But once again, the lack of cooling and export centers leads to the loss of production of a large number of apples.



Onion of balochistan

Balochistan also produces 5 lac tons of onions, but there are no sales and export facilities for this product.


fish of balochistan

Fish is also an important product of Balochistan. The catch from Balochistan is sent from Karachi to international markets, the real benefit of this product is for the merchants of Karachi, not for the poor fishermen of Balochistan

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