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 2023, 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 710.73 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. 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 underground mine produced an estimated 467.92 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. 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 411.6 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. The mine will operate until 2040. Buy the profile here.

4. Rustenburg Complex

Owned by Sibanye Stillwater, the Rustenburg Complex is an underground mine situated in North West, South Africa. The brownfield mine produced an estimated 385.28 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. The expected mine closure date is 2051. Buy the profile here.

5. Kola MMC Mine

The Kola MMC Mine is a surface and underground mine situated in Murmansk Oblast, Russia. Owned by MMC Norilsk Nickel, the brownfield mine produced an estimated 376.03 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. 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 322.1 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. The mine will operate until 2040. 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 282.04 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. 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 Sibanye Stillwater, the greenfield mine produced an estimated 220.17 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. The mine will operate until 2027. Buy the profile here.

9. Booysendal South Mine

Owned by Northam Platinum Holdings, the Booysendal South Mine is an underground mine situated in Mpumalanga , South Africa. The brownfield mine produced an estimated 172.96 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. The expected mine closure date is 2041. Buy the profile here.

10. Bafokeng-Rasimone Platinum Mine

The Bafokeng-Rasimone Platinum Mine is an underground mine situated in North West, South Africa. Owned by Impala Platinum Holdings, the brownfield mine produced an estimated 157.6 thousand ounces of platinum in 2023. The mine is expected to operate until 2052. Buy the profile here.

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