16.2 tons of gold and 75 tons of silver produced in Chukotka since the beginning of the year
September 12, 2019, NEDRADV. According to the results of eight months of the year, in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug 16.21 tons of gold were produced, of which 14.43 tons of ore and 1.78 tons of placer.
According to the Department of Industrial and Agricultural Activities, on an annualized basis, gold production decreased slightly – by 1%. Silver production remained at the level of the same period last year and amounted to 74.91 tons.
It is clarified that in January-August 2018, subsoil users reported on the production of 16.38 tons of gold. Of the total volume of ore precious metals, 14.52 tons were obtained, alluvial – 1.86 tons. Silver for the reporting period last year produced 74.98 tons.
Five gold mines are mined in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug: Chukotka Mining and Geological Company JSC and Severnoye Zoloto LLC (part of Kinross Gold), ZRK Mayskoye LLC (part of Polymetal), and Karalveem Mine OJSC ( part of the Golden Projects Management Company), Boulder Mine LLC. Seven subsoil users mine alluvial precious metals: AS Shakhtar, AS Shine, AS Luch, AS Polyarnaya Zvezda, AS Polyarnaya, AS Mine, AS Don Chukotka.