Location: Cheeze copper mine is located 300 km West of Tehran, 100 km NW of Qazvin in a mountain area.
Location of mine marked with “star”.
The mean height of mine is 2100 meters above sea level, maximum 2250 meters, minimum 1950 meters.
Host rock: andesite tuff, karadj formation, Eocene age
Oxide copper mainly malachite
Open pit mining
Prospective reservoir: over 20 million tons
Proved reservoir: over 14 million tons
Assay of ore: 1.5 %
The stairs height: 10 meters
Mining width of stairs: 4 meters
Slope stairs: 70 degrees
Push backs: 5
Diameter hole in ore: 76 mm
Diameter hole in waste: 105 mm
Annual Ore extraction: over 1,000,000 tons
Annual waste extraction: over 4,000,000 tons
three-dimension mine plan
Width of the road: 18 meters
Maximum slope of the mine road: 10O
Mine to crusher: 1500 meters
Mine to waste depot: 500-1000 meters