Kystym Mining / Russian Quartz
Since 1966 quartz from Kystym deposit (KGOK) is involved to the quartz industry. In the Soviet Union Kyshtym Mining supply reached up to 60% of all industry needs (producing quartz glass and goods made of it generally). There are more than 50 000 tons of quartz that was produced by plant for the USSR market.
In 1991 Kystym Mining began to investigate foreign markets systematically.
Regular supplies of quartz concentrates to foreign consumers have begun since 2006.
In 2011 KGOK and invesment company RUSNANO established the company “Russian Quartz LLC”
Russian Quartz currently dealing with the production and sale of high-purity quartz concentrate, KGOK focused its work on the extraction of quartz ore and the development of new technologies