Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

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1,6 tons of gold and 233,5 tons of silver were mined in the Kolyma in the first quarter of 2015 year

According to the regional Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, as of April 1, 2015, mining enterprises Magadan region 1 686,4 kg of gold and 233,5 tons of silver were mined, according to the press service of the regional government.

All the precious metal is obtained from ore deposits. Placer gold mining starts in late April - early May. So far, enterprises at alluvial deposits are only stripping peat and harvesting gold sands - they will start washing directly only with the beginning of soil thawing.

In April, a new mine in the Magadan region is being commissioned. Pavlik, which will produce at least 1,5 tons of gold this year, which will give a significant increase in annual results. It is planned in 2015 to mine 25,1 tons of gold and at least 960 tons of silver.

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