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In Kolyma silver mining increased by 66 tons

According to the regional ministry of natural resources and ecology, in January-September of this year, the region produced 20 tons of 591 kg of gold and 767 tons of 608 kg of silver. Compared to the same period in 2013, gold production increased by 1 ton 928 kg, silver - by 66 tons 921 kg.

13 tons of 304 kg of gold were mined at placer deposits, 7 kg in ore mines. The most effective worked out prospectors Yagodninskogo area, mining 287 5 kg of gold. The second place is occupied by miners of the Severo-Even district, where 811 tons of 4 kg of gold are mined. Here, the largest increase in production was recorded - 825,4 tonne 1 kg. In third place Susumansky district - 984 tons 4 kg, reports correspondent. APR PRESS with a link to the press service of the regional administration.

According to Governor Vladimir Pecheny, the main increase was expected due to the extraction of ore gold.

“The stake on the accelerated development of ore gold mining continues to justify itself. The greatest increase was obtained precisely at ore deposits. So, only the Omolon gold mining company gave an increase in production of more than one and a half tons of gold. We expect to further increase the volume of mined precious metal by commissioning new ore deposits, applying new extraction technologies, while maintaining the existing volumes of alluvial gold mining, ”the governor said.

He also said that today the bulk of the precious metal from the Kolyma ore is mined by the Omolon gold ore company (Sopka quartz, Birkachan deposits), ZAO Silver Magadan (Dukat, Lunnoye, Arylakh), ZAO Omsukchan Mining and Geological Company Juliet).

In total, in 2014, in Kolyma, it is planned to mine about 24 tons of gold and 880 tons of silver.

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