|Subsector||Number of Firms|
|Coal And Wood Storages||2|
|Marble And Natural Stones||1230|
|Mining İndustry And Mines||935|
Mining Sector is the general name of underground and aboveground works carried out to obtain valuable minerals and geological materials. ... Mining is an essential industry for extracting substances that cannot be grown or created in a laboratory, factory or through artificial agricultural processes.
Among the rich mineral resources in Turkey; boron salts, barite, gypsum, meerschaum, marble, diatomite, perlite, magnesite, strontium salts, sepiolite, fluorite, limestone, pumice, sodium sulfate, zeolite, Profilite, quartz-quartzite, lignite, feldspar, rock salt, olivine, doomite, silica, gold, bentonite, trona, asbestos, calcite and emery stone are among the important mineral resources; kaolin, carbon dioxide, chromium, molybdenum, bauxite, nepheline syenite, mercury, REE, diatomite, Trass, antimony, thorium, alunite, sand-gravel, silver, peat, brick soil, tungsten are the most important ones. Among the insufficient mineral resources in Turkey, copper, manganese, graphite, paint soils, lead, aluminum, coal, zircon, zinc, arsenic, talc, titan, iron, sulfur, mica, nickel, phosphate, clay minerals can be counted.