Five largest silver mines in Australia in 2020
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Five largest silver mines in Australia in 2020

By Carmen 13 Sep 2021

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

1. Cannington Mine

The Cannington Mine is a underground mine located in Queensland. It is owned by South32 and produced an estimated 11,792 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2031.

2. Mount Isa Zinc Mine

Located in Queensland, the Mount Isa Zinc Mine is owned by Glencore Plc. The surface and underground mine produced an estimated 5,790 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2029.

3. Tritton Copper Mine

The Tritton Copper Mine is located in New South Wales. It is owned by Aeris Resources and produced an estimated 4,469 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2025.

4. Golden Grove Mine

The Golden Grove Mine, owned by EMR Capital Group, is an underground mine located in Western Australia. The mine produced an estimated 2,905 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2031.

5. Dugald River Project

Owned by China Minmetals, the Dugald River Project is an underground mine located in Queensland. It produced an estimated 2,083 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2020. The mine will operate until 2044.

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.

Carmen

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