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North Ltd Zinc, Lead and Silver Mine

Producer of

Zinc, lead

Location

Near Åkersund, central Sweden

Ownership

Lundin Mining Corp. (100%)

Geology type

Late Precambrian intrusives

Mineral type

Sphalerite, galena

Reserve base

8.2Mt proven and probable (2005)

Annual production

803,883t ore (2005), 69,981t Zn, 36,674t Pb (2005)

Mining method

Cut-and-fill and drift-and-bench stoping

Processing method

Crushing, grinding, flotation to produce zinc and lead concentrates, dewatering

Employment

300

Underground

Kiruna electric trucks

Concentrator

Svedala RCS flotation cells
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