Here are the five largest lead mines by production in Peru, according to GlobalData’s mining database.
1. Colquijirca Mine
The Colquijirca Mine is a surface mine located in Pasco. It is owned by Compania De Minas Buenaventura SAA and produced an estimated 20.066 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020.
2. Milpo No.1 Mine
Located in Pasco, the Milpo No.1 Mine is owned by Milpo Andina Peru. The mine produced an estimated 17.289 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020.
3. Chungar Mining Unit
The Chungar Mining Unit is located in Pasco. It is owned by Glencore Plc and produced an estimated 14.896 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020. The mine will operate until 2022.
4. Yauricocha Mine
The Yauricocha Mine, owned by Sierra Metals, is an underground mine located in Lima. The mine produced an estimated 14.336 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020. The mine will operate until 2027.
5. Raura Mine
Owned by Compania Minera Raura, the Raura Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Huanuco. It produced an estimated 13.522 Thousand tonnes of lead in 2020.
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.