Zarshouran Gold Mines and Mineral Industries development Company is located at thirty five Km North East of Takab Town, adjacent to Zarshouran Village. The average height of the place from sea-level is Two thousand three hundred and fifty m. Following are the roads having access to the complex: A-Tehran-Zanjan-Bijar-Takab-Zarshouran, with a distance of Six hundred and thirty Km. B- Tehran- Zanjan- Dandy- Takht-e Soleiman, Zarshouran (Village), with a distance of Five hundred and thirty Km.
Zarshouran Mine was before one thousand nine hundred and ninety one known as an Orpiment mine, thereafter the mine was looked at as a potentially important gold mine.
Based on the statistics gained followed by the latest exploration of the mine the real reserve of the mine is estimated to be Twenty-seven and a half million tons of gold ores containing about One hundred and five tons of One and two-tenths ppm grade fine gold, and a mine average grade of Four ppm. Active in excavation activities of the mine presently is Gostaresh-e Rah va Madan Shahsavar Machine Co., under a contract concluded on two thousand and fourteen, to excavate and Waste Removal of the Mine- the Company was selected through a tender. Against winter cold weather and other harsh conditions, the result of our activity was (up to the end of Two thousand fifteen August: a waste removing of more than Three million tons and an excavated ore of One hundred and thirty five tons). As estimations made indicate, considering the geotechnical conditions of the region: our annual outcome of activities will be: a) Waste-removal of higher than Six millions tons, b) Excavation of ore of Four hundred and fifty thousand tons. At the present time our company is transporting ore round-the-clock. Our plan for the year Two thousand fifteen is a seven thousand m drilling. We will have reached up to the July-end a total drilling of Four thousand five hundred m.
To obtain gold bars from the Iranian largest gold mine, as a plan designed to be performed indicates –during the first phase of a yearly capacity of Three tons of gold- an investment of Rls. Eight hundred and thirty-four billion plus Euro Fifteen point two million has been made.
Zarshouran First Phase Gold Mine was inaugurated Seventeen. Nov. two thousand and fourteen by Iranian Vice President accompanied by Industry Mines & Trade Minister. As of June Two thousand fifteen the Mine is under operation with a capacity of fifty percent, procuring up to the July- end Sixty-five Kg. of gold bar and Thirty Kg. of silver. Forty-five kilogram (forty five Kg) gold bar have been sold by Merchant Bank (Bank-e-Kargoshaee) through auction, on provision of cash money, following obtaining permission from Sale Common Committee of IMIDRO Organization and IMPASCO.