First chamber of 2011
Belgorod Oblast, city of Gubkin. The first chamber of the new year, 4/19-Sretenskaya, has been commissioned at OAO KMAruda Works' Gubkin mine. Its industrial reserves total 326 thousand tons.
It contains 34.8% of total ferrum, and 30.5% of magnetite. The chamber is 53 meters in length, 30 meters in width, and 57 meters in height. Chamber 4/19 Sretenskaya's quartzites have a high iron content, which bodes well for the enrichment process and the quality of the end product, iron-ore concentrate.