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June 3, 2022updated 15 Jun 2022 10:09am

Five largest zinc mines in Peru in 2021

By Carmen

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

1. Antamina Mine

The Antamina Mine is a surface mine located in Ancash. It is owned by Glencore Plc and produced an estimated 429.9 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2028.

2. Cerro Lindo Mine

Located in Ica, the Cerro Lindo Mine is owned by Votorantim. The underground mine produced an estimated 116.7 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2029.

3. San Cristobal Mine (Glencore plc)

The San Cristobal Mine (Glencore plc) is located in Lima. It is owned by Glencore Plc and produced an estimated 60.4 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2028.

4. El Porvenir Mine

The El Porvenir Mine, owned by Votorantim, is an underground mine located in Pasco. The mine produced an estimated 53 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2027.

5. Chungar Mining Unit

Owned by Volcan Compania Minera SAA, the Chungar Mining Unit is an underground mine located in Pasco. It produced an estimated 48.9 Thousand Tonnes of zinc in 2021. The mine will operate until 2027.

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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