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Gold mining increased in the Magadan region

Gold mining increased in the Magadan region
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Gold production in the Magadan region has grown in the first four months of this year, increased compared to the same period last year. The growth was over 11%.

According to the regional Ministry of Natural Resources, gold miners produced 10,35 tons of precious metal (last year - 9,3 tons). Silver production decreased by 3% and amounted to 195 tons in 2021 (in 2020 - more than 200 tons).

The main volume of gold was provided by ore deposits - 10,17 tons. The companies Polyus Magadan, Gold Ore Company Pavlik, Agat, Omolonskaya ZRK, Susumanzoloto and Silver of Magadan operate at the primary gold deposits. In April, the artels started flushing the sands at the placers and recovered 170 kg of gold in a month.

By the end of the year, it is planned to extract 48 tons of precious metal in Kolyma. Silver production is expected at 580 tonnes.

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