There are more than 743 silver mines in operation globally, of which 127 are in Australia, according to GlobalData’s mines and projects database. The following are the five largest silver mines by production in Australia in 2022, according to GlobalData’s mining database, which tracks more than 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure across more than 150 countries and over 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

1. Cannington Mine

The Cannington Mine is a underground mine located in Queensland. It is owned by South32 and produced an estimated 12.95 million ounces of silver in 2022. The mine will operate until 2031. Buy the profile here.

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2. Tritton Copper Mine

Located in New South Wales, the Tritton Copper Mine is owned by Aeris Resources. The underground mine produced an estimated 4.05 million ounces of silver in 2022. The mine will operate until 2030. Buy the profile here.

3. Mount Isa Zinc Mine

The Mount Isa Zinc Mine is located in Queensland. It is owned by Glencore Plc and produced an estimated 3.7 million ounces of silver in 2022. The mine will operate until 2036. Buy the profile here.

4. McArthur River Mine (Zinc)

The McArthur River Mine (Zinc), owned by Glencore Plc, is a surface mine located in Northern Territory. The mine produced an estimated 1.74 million ounces of silver in 2022. The mine will operate until 2050. Buy the profile here.

5. Jaguar/Bentley Project

Owned by Aeris Resources, the Jaguar/Bentley Project is an underground mine located in Western Australia. It produced an estimated 1.6 million ounces of silver in 2022. The mine will operate until 2026. Buy the profile here.

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GlobalData’s Mining Intelligence Center tracks production, consumption, imports and exports of 17 key commodities across 60 countries, whilst its Mines & Projects Database tracks over 30,000 mines and projects with 200+ data fields for each, including production, operating costs, equipment and key mine-site contacts.