Since the beginning of 2022, subsoil users of the Magadan Region have mined 33.3 tons of gold and 480 tons of silver. This is reported by the regional Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology.
At the same time, gold production decreased by 60 kg compared to the same period in 2021, while silver production, on the contrary, increased by 73 tons. According to plans, 52 tons of gold and 740 tons of silver should be mined by the end of the year.
The leader in the extraction of ore gold is the Tenkinsky urban district. Alluvial gold is mined in the Olsky, Khasynsky, Susumansky, Tenkinsky, Srednekansky and Severo-Evensky urban districts. The main silver-mining district is Omsukchansky. This year, 459.9 tons of silver were mined on its territory.
On the territory of the Magadan region since the beginning of the year, lead production amounted to 2454.3 tons, zinc – 3261.3 tons, copper – 163.5 tons, specifies IA MagadanMedia.
In 2021, 52.1 tons of gold and 678 tons of silver were mined in the Magadan region. Tenkinsky urban district became the leader in the extraction of ore gold, where 25.2 tons of metal were obtained. The largest amount of alluvial gold was mined by the enterprises of the Yagodninsky urban district.