In percentage terms, Australia has been the biggest gainer in the new antimony mining market, with 1,900 tonnes in 2006, up 58% since 2002. Tajikistan has been the biggest loser in the same period, down 30%. Soviet geologists found that Tajikistan held the largest known antimony reserves in the USSR.
Feb 15, 2019· Tajikistan's largest gold mining operation is located in Sughd Province, with most mines located southeast of Gharm, in the Pamir Mountains, in the Yakhsu Valley, or in Chkalovsk and Jilau. The TajikChinese joint venture Zeravshan produces 70 per cent of all gold in the country, and its annual volume of gold production in 2016 was tons.