The project to develop Ozernoye lead-zinc deposit in the Republic of Buryatia has been presented to the president representative in the Far East District, Yuri Trutnev, in order to receive state support.
The license from December 2018 is owned by Ozernoye LLC.
The deposit is one of the 10 largest zinc deposits in the world. Its B+C1+C2 reserves as of January 1, 2015 were 135 million tons of ore (average zinc content – 6.1%, lead – 1.17% and silver – 35 g per ton), including 8.3 million tons of zinc, 1.56 million tons of lead and 4671 tons of silver. (Ukrainian metal)