Abstract: The historical information about the operation of the Russian Caucasus ore fields and the condition of non-ferrous and rare metal ores is given. The options of the applied development systems with the open developed space are described. The scientific developments are characterized which make the contribution to the development of mining in the extracting countries of the world. The analysis of positive and negative development factors is performed and the survival trend of the mountain enterprises in new economic conditions is offered.
Golik Vladimir Ivanovich, Razorenov Yuri Ivanovich, Ignatov Viktor Nikolaevich, Khasheva Zarema Muratovna and Shulgaty Leonid Petrovich, 2016. The History of Russian Caucasus Ore Deposit Development. The Social Sciences, 11: 3742-3746.