Fars province has 756 mines discovered.
37 different types of minerals have been identified in this province, including 20 materials including limestone, marl, gypsum, marble, chinese stone, fireclay, industrial soil, blue and rock salt, silica, quartzite, manganese, lead, Zinc, chromite, barite, iron ore, copper, granite, nickel and travertine are in operation.
Fars province also holds the second rank of Iranian decorative stone. In general, 20 percent of Iranian decorative stones are produced in Fars province. 350 quarry units in the province of Fars process about 80% of the extraction of the province. Amongst the stones extracted in the province, marble and Chinese stone account for 15 percent of the total amount of decorative stones in the province.
Fars province is a rich mineral resource area. Fars province is one of the most prominent provinces of the country in the discussion of refractories
Refractory materials in this province are seen more than any other province. In addition, Fars province has good iron reserves. In the case of manganese, copper, chromite and even cobalt reserves, there are also mines.
Evaporative mines are also found in the province, which can also be attractive in this regard.
There are good salt domes in this province that can have evaporation deposits in that area. Therefore, in the case of rocky potash, salt domes and sulfur can also have high attractions.
In Fars province, nearly 18 million tons of minerals are mined annually.
The province has more than 2 billion and 368 million tons of permanent reserves.