KALABAGH SALT MINES

Kalabagh Salt Mines are located on the bank of the Indus River. Salt is excavated by Room and Pillar method. Some of the chambers are more than 80 meters deep where the salt is still mined manually. There are 13 different kinds of salt seams with different shades of color. Actual old mines are located near the village known as Wanda Kukranwala.

Location

296km from Islamabad or 50km from Mianwali

Leased Area

3,837.81 acres (Two Leases)

Geological Horizon

Purity Of Salt

Shades Of Salt

Mining Method

Total Resources

Total Production

Sales

Pre-Cambrian

Average 98%

 White and Pink

Room and Pillar

28,503 tons

146,687 tons (2016-17)

146,687 tons (2016-17)