Here are the five largest zinc mines by production in Russia, according to GlobalData’s mining database.
1. Bashkirskaya Med Mine
The Bashkirskaya Med Mine is a underground mine located in Republic of Bashkortostan. It is owned by Ural Mining and Metallurgical and produced an estimated 245.966 Thousand tonnes of zinc in 2020.
2. Uchalinsk Mine
Located in Republic of Bashkortostan, the Uchalinsk Mine is owned by Government of Bashkortostan. The surface and underground mine produced an estimated 85.955 Thousand tonnes of zinc in 2020.
3. Gaisky Mine Complex
The Gaisky Mine Complex is located in Orenburg Oblast. It is owned by Ural Mining and Metallurgical and produced an estimated 85.585 Thousand tonnes of zinc in 2020.
4. Kyzyl-Tash Turk Mine
The Kyzyl-Tash Turk Mine, owned by Zijin Mining Group, is a surface and underground mine located in Tuva Republic. The mine produced an estimated 74.3 Thousand tonnes of zinc in 2020. The mine will operate until 2041.
5. North Copper-Zinc Mine
Owned by Svyatogor, the North Copper-Zinc Mine is a surface mine located in Sverdlovsk Oblast. It produced an estimated 34.783 Thousand tonnes of zinc in 2020.
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.