Mineral deposits data
The Verkhnekamsk potassium-magnesium salt deposit is one of the largest in the world. The Talitsky area is located on the eastern margins of the southern part of the Verkhnekamsk potassium-magnesium salt deposit. The maximum width of the site is 12.1 km and it is 10.6 km long, with a total area of over 69 square km. From the administrative point of view, the license site is located in the Usolsky municipal district, and its territory is subordinated to the city of Berezniki, Perm Krai.
The area is economically developed. The site is connected to Berezniki by both a railway and an asphalt road, with power lines and a gas pipeline passing through it.
Detailed geological exploration of the site took place in 1968. Balance reserves of A+B+C1 categories are equal to 726 million tonnes. The KCl content in the ore varies between 15% and 58%.
Confirmed (Recorded) Deposits at the Talitsky Area (approved by Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency (Rosnedra), minutes № 2809 dated June 29, 2012)
|Balance reserves (Sylvinite)||Mineral salt, '000 t||К2О, '000 t||KCl, '000 t|
|Off-balance reserves||Mineral salt, '000 t||К2О, '000 t||KCl, '000 t|
Ore Reserve Statement for the Talitsky Potash Project (JORC Standards)*, 2016.
|Category||Sylvinite, ‘000 tonnes||KCL, %||KCL, ‘000 t|
Mineral resource and ore reserve statement on the Talitsky potash project, Berezniki, Russia (SRK Consulting, 2016)