Scientists of the Geological Institute under the State Academy of Sciences in the DPRK secured a new chromium deposit.

According to Kim Jong Nam, a section chief of the institute, the institute came to have theoretical grounds that chromium ore might be buried in a place of the northern area of the country through the literature search.

On this basis, the chromium ore body was found on the spot and its depth and scale confirmed by means of geophysical exploration, he added.