NAICS Code 212221 Gold Ore Mining

Industry

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) ores valued chiefly for their gold content. Establishments primarily engaged in transformation of the gold into bullion or dore bar in combination with mining activities are included in this industry.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing gold bullion or dore bar without mining are classified in Industry 331410, Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining.

Industries Included

  • Bullion, gold, produced at the mine
  • Calaverite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gold lode mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gold ore mine site development for own account
  • Gold ore mining and/or beneficiating plants
  • Gold ores, concentrates, bullion, and/or precipitates mining and/or beneficiating
  • Gold placer mining and/or beneficiating
  • Lode gold mining and/or beneficiating
  • Placer gold mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sylvanite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Telluride (gold) mining and/or beneficiating
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Industry Overview

Total Companies:89

Est. Employment:18977

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