According to GlobalData, there are more than 68 platinum mines in operation globally. GlobalData tracks and profiles over 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure, across more than 150 countries and more than 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

The following are the ten largest platinum mines by production across the world in 2022, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

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1. Impala Mine

The Impala Mine is an underground mine situated in North West, South Africa. Owned by Impala Platinum Holdings, the brownfield mine produced an estimated 667.42 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine will operate until 2035. Buy the profile here.

2. Marikana Mine (Lonmin)

Located in North West, South Africa, the Marikana Mine (Lonmin) is owned by Sibanye Stillwater. The surface and underground mine produced an estimated 440.76 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine will operate until 2041. Buy the profile here.

3. Mogalakwena Mine

The Mogalakwena Mine is a surface mine located in Limpopo, South Africa. Owned by Anglo American Plc, the greenfield mine produced an estimated 430.2 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine will operate until 2051. Buy the profile here.

4. Kola MMC Mine

Owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel, the Kola MMC Mine is a surface and underground mine situated in Murmansk Oblast, Russia. The brownfield mine produced an estimated 363.57 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. Buy the profile here.

5. Rustenburg Complex

The Rustenburg Complex is an underground mine situated in North West, South Africa. Owned by Sibanye Stillwater, the brownfield mine produced an estimated 358.19 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine is expected to operate until 2051. Buy the profile here.

6. Amandelbult Mine

The Amandelbult Mine is an underground mine situated in Limpopo, South Africa. Owned by Anglo American Plc, the greenfield mine produced an estimated 349.6 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine will operate until 2041. Buy the profile here.

7. Zimplats Mine

Located in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe, the Zimplats Mine is owned by Impala Platinum Holdings. The underground mine produced an estimated 266.57 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine will operate until 2059. Buy the profile here.

8. Kroondal Mine

The Kroondal Mine is an underground mine located in North West, South Africa. Owned by Anglo American Plc, the greenfield mine produced an estimated 240 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine will operate until 2029. Buy the profile here.

9. Bafokeng-Rasimone Platinum Mine

Owned by Royal Bafokeng Platinum, the Bafokeng-Rasimone Platinum Mine is an underground mine situated in North West, South Africa. The brownfield mine produced an estimated 160.6 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The expected mine closure date is 2052. Buy the profile here.

10. Booysendal South Mine

The Booysendal South Mine is an underground mine situated in Mpumalanga , South Africa. Owned by Northam Platinum Holdings, the brownfield mine produced an estimated 149.12 thousand ounces of platinum in 2022. The mine is expected to operate until 2041. Buy the profile here.

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