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June 3, 2022updated 15 Jun 2022 5:49am

Five largest zinc mines in China in 2021

By Carmen

Here are the five largest zinc 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 183.2 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2033.

2. Wulagen Lead and Zinc Mine

Located in Xinjiang Uyghur, the Wulagen Lead and Zinc Mine is owned by Zijin Mining Group. The surface mine produced an estimated 98.5 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2044.

3. Inner Mongolia Sanguikou Zinc and Lead Mine

The Inner Mongolia Sanguikou Zinc and Lead Mine is located in Inner Mongolia. It is owned by Zijin Mining Group and produced an estimated 74.4 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2042.

4. Xitieshan Lead and Zinc Mine

The Xitieshan Lead and Zinc Mine, owned by Western Mining Group, is a surface mine located in Qinghai. The mine produced an estimated 56.3 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2030.

5. Caijiaying Mine

Owned by Griffin Mining, the Caijiaying Mine is an underground mine located in Hebei. It produced an estimated 38.3 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2062.

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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