The first phase of the research of iron deposits (occurrences) and antique iron industry in Georgia is finished. Results of these studies are summarized in the following published articles: Georgia: Iron Metallurgy and Sources of the Ore Materials (in Russian) - download article ; Ancient Georgian Iron Metallurgy and its Ore Base(

At the present time similar studies on the geology of Caucasus and production of copper and gold in the V-III millennium BC is held in cooperation with our colleague Antonie Coursier (Sorbonne, France).