CHROMITE is the source of chromium used commercially and as alloying element plays
an important role in metallurgy.
We have three chromite mines lease total area 2242 acers in Jijal Kohistan on Karakorum
road and one chromite mine lease total area 574 acers in Daragai (HEROSHAH) at
The leases operated by Amgoc have produce 32000 metric tons per annum of high grade
chromite and smaller quantities of Magnesites Ore.
Small scale local market exists for chemical grade chromite for use in chromic acid and to
some extent refractory bricks, vase majority of chromite ore is exported to the Peoples
Republic of China.