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World precious metal mining trends 1994-2017

I went through all annual U.S. Geological Survey’s Mineral Commodity Summaries forĀ gold, silver, platinum and palladiumĀ for the last 23 years. From these reports I collected the annual world mine production for each year, and I also noted the top three producers of each metal for 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015 and 2017. The intention was to get an overview of year-on-year variability in mine output, the long term output trends […]

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