Where is salt mined in Russia?
Russia is in the top twenty countries that produce salt. Explored deposits of salt - more than one hundred billion tons. On our territory there are one of the largest deposits in the world: Baskunchak, Iletsk and Elton.

Where do you get salt in Russia?
The main deposits of salt, located on the territory of our country
Iletskoye field.
One of the oldest in Russia. Located in the Orenburg region. The main types of activities: extraction of rock salt, its further processing and sale. Iletskaya salt is unique in that it does not need to be further enriched; it is enough to crush and sort. The product is suitable for the manufacture of various cosmetics and the production of mineral water for therapeutic baths.
The Tyret deposit.
Located in the Angaro-Lensky region near the village of Tyret. Mining is done at a depth of 580 meters. The supply of salt is so huge that it is possible to develop a field for several thousand years. Moreover, sodium chlorine is absolutely pure, there is no need for any additional processing.
Baskunchak deposit.
Here is one of the oldest companies in the extraction of salt. Lake Baskunchak - the largest field of self-precipitated salt. The area of the reservoir is more than a hundred square kilometers. The thickness of the salt layer is from six to forty meters. Extraction is made by unique salt-suckers, which not only raise halite from the bottom, but also wash it from insoluble impurities.
Verkhnekamskoye deposit.
The world's largest producer of potassium and salt. It is here that vacuum salt, unique in its composition and uniformity, is obtained. The development is done by underground. The Verkhnekamskoye deposit produces: carnallite, halite, sylvinite, and other types of salt.
The Elton deposit.
Located at Lake Elton, famous for its healing mineral mud, as well as its rich reserves of salt and brine. The depth of the salt mirror is 257-300 meters.
The Burlinskoe deposit.
Since the time of Peter the Great; it is located in the waters of the Burlinskoe Lake, an area of about forty square kilometers. It is a complex object, on which, depending on the season, halite is obtained in the solid and liquid phases.