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Precious Metals Mining in Russia to 2020
Russia ranked third in the world with 5,000 tonnes (t) or 9% of global reserves of gold as at January 2015. Substantial gold reserves can be found in the states of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Zabaykalsky Krai, Khabarovsk Krai, Magadan Oblast, Sakha (Yakutia) Republic and Amur Oblast with metal grades in the range of 0.2 grams/tonne (g/t) to 19.2g/t while, the country’s silver reserves are located in the federal districts of Urals, Siberia and the Far East with grades varying between 4g/t to 400g/t. Russian diamond reserves were 40 million carats in January 2015, ranking fifth globally and accounting for 5.5% of the global total. Simultaneously, platinum group metal reserves (PGM) were 1,100Mt, accounting for 1.6% of global PGM reserves. Platinum is mainly produced as a by-product of nickel and copper and deposits are mostly found in the Murmansk Oblast and Krasnoyarsk Krai in the Far East and Ural regions.
- The report contains an overview of the Russian precious metals (gold, silver, diamond and platinum) mining industry, together information on reserves, historic and forecast production to 2020, historic and forecast refined metal consumption and consumption by end-use to 2020. Further, it provides information about production by Russian federal districts, precious metals prices, demand drivers, competitive landscape, active, exploration and development projects and the fiscal regime governing the Russian mining industry.
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