Yakutia revealed over 1500 deposits of various minerals, including 150 kimberlite pipes, about 600 gold, 44 tin and as much coal, oil and gas 34, 26 mica, 7 iron, antimony series, zeolite, apatite and many other fields.
Significant energy resources in the country. The share accounted for 47 percent of Yakutia coal resources, 35 percent of natural gas and oil in Eastern Siberia and the Far East, as well as 22 percent of water resources in the whole of Russia. Today the republic occupies a leading position in the country, providing, in particular, 100 percent of production in Russia antimony, 98 percent of the diamonds, 40 percent tin, 15 percent gold and 24 percent of diamond production. Many explored and is currently undeveloped deposits belong to the complex, unique and large fields.
Diamonds. The total volume of proven reserves of diamonds in the diamond industry is able to provide 34 years. The largest enterprises in the diamond industry are “ALROSA”, JSC “ALROSA Nyurba”, JSC “Diamonds Anabara”.
On the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) to date opened on 30 oil and gas fields. Balance reserves of natural gas amount to 2.48 trillion. cu. m, the recoverable oil reserves of 330 million tons of gas condensate 52.5 million tons, 8934.6 million cubic meters of helium. m This geologically examined no more than 10% in four oil and gas provinces Yakut.
Mineral resources base of gold is one of the largest in Russia (over 20protsentov of the Russian Federation).
Gold is widespread throughout the territory of Yakutia, but the industrial zolotonosnost concentrated in the eastern and southern Yakutia, mainly in the basins Indigirka, Jana and Aldan. Conventional security enterprises gold balance reserves of gold is in the whole of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for over 50 years.
Tin. Republic occupies the first place in the Russian Federation reserves 778 tons (about 50 percent of the Russian Federation) and the volume of production (about 40 percent of the Russian Federation).