Copper

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Details: In 2009 Iran produced 383,000 tons of copper.[35][36] As of 2011, Iran had the world’s 9th largest reserves of copper at 32.5 million tons.The mines at Sar Cheshmeh in Kerman Province contain the world’s second largest lode of copper ore (5% of the world’s total). As of 2010, Iran ranked 10th in copper production and 17th in copper cathodes production (220,000 tons).[65] In 2009, Iran exported $1.2 billion worth of copper cathodes. National Iranian Copper Industries Company (NICICO) is one of the largest companies listed on the Tehran Stock Exchange and was the largest non-oil exporter in Iran in 2010 with exports worth $1.3 billion

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