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Over 18 tons of gold mined in Kolyma

Over 18 tons of gold mined in Kolyma
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More than 18 tons of gold were mined in Kolyma in six months. Gold miners increased production by more than 400 kg compared to the first half of last year.

According to the press service of the government of the Magadan region, the mining of gold ore amounted to more than 14 tons. Most of it was mined in the Tenkinsky urban district. Prospectors of the Susumansky district extracted the most alluvial gold. Silver production in the Omsukchan district amounted to 302,5 tons.

Gold targets this year are 46 tons. They plan to raise the bar to 50 tons in the coming years. precious metal up to 50 tons. It is planned to increase volumes at the Yelochka and Natalkinskoye deposits, and the development of the Sturmovskoye deposit will begin.

Kolyma is in second place in Russia in ore gold mining. The region ranks first in the country in silver mining, and is the absolute leader in the extraction of placers.

In June, it was reported that gold miners of the Magadan region increased precious metal miningdespite coronavirus restrictions. Since the beginning of the season, 13,03 tons of gold have been mined in the region.

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