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June 3, 2022updated 15 Jun 2022 9:16am

Five largest lead mines in Mexico in 2021

By Carmen

Here are the five largest lead mines by production in Mexico, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Penasquito Mine

The Penasquito Mine is a surface mine located in Zacatecas. It is owned by Newmont and produced an estimated 77.1 Thousand Tonnes of lead in 2021. The mine will operate until 2032.

2. Saucito Mine

Located in Zacatecas, the Saucito Mine is owned by Industrias Penoles Sde CV. The underground mine produced an estimated 27.1 Thousand Tonnes of lead in 2021. The mine will operate until 2025.

3. Fresnillo Mine

The Fresnillo Mine is located in Zacatecas. It is owned by Industrias Penoles Sde CV and produced an estimated 19 Thousand Tonnes of lead in 2021. The mine will operate until 2027.

4. Los Gatos Mine

The Los Gatos Mine, owned by Gatos Silver, is an underground mine located in Chihuahua. The mine produced an estimated 18.6 Thousand Tonnes of lead in 2021. The mine will operate until 2031.

5. Cieneguita Project

Owned by Pan American Goldfields, the Cieneguita Project is a surface mine located in Chihuahua. It produced an estimated 16.7 Thousand Tonnes of lead in 2021. The mine will operate until 2029.

Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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