Here are the five largest silver mines by production in China, according to GlobalData’s mining database.
1. Fankou Mine
The Fankou Mine is a underground mine located in Guangdong. It is owned by Shenzhen Zhongjin Lingnan Nonfemet and produced an estimated 6,586 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2021. The mine will operate until 2033.
2. Ying Mine
Located in Henan, the Ying Mine is owned by Silvercorp Metals. The underground mine produced an estimated 5,509 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2021. The mine will operate until 2040.
3. Jiama Mine
The Jiama Mine is located in Tibet. It is owned by China Gold International Resources and produced an estimated 5,189 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2021. The mine will operate until 2050.
4. Dexing Mine
The Dexing Mine, owned by Jiangxi Copper, is a surface mine located in Jiangxi. The mine produced an estimated 4,508 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2021. The mine will operate until 2050.
5. Shaxi Copper Mine
Owned by Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group, the Shaxi Copper Mine is an underground mine located in Anhui. It produced an estimated 1,641 Thousand Ounces of silver in 2021.
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.