SIC Code 1041 Gold Ores




Establishments primarily engaged in mining gold ores from lode deposits or in the recovery of gold from placer deposits by any method. In addition to ore dressing methods such as crushing, grinding, gravity concentration, and froth flotation, this industry includes amalgamation, cyanidation, and the production of bullion at the mine, mill, or dredge site.

Illustrative Examples

  • Bullion, gold: produced at mine, mill, or dredge site
  • Calaverite mining
  • Lode gold mining
  • Placer gold mining
  • Sylvanite mining
  • Telluride (gold) mining

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 104101Gold Panning
  • 104198Gold Ores

7-digit SIC

  • 1041001Gold Ores
  • 1041002Gold Ores Mining
  • 1041003Open Pit Gold Mining
  • 1041004Placer Gold Mining
  • 1041005Underground Gold Mining
  • 1041006Gold Ore Processing
  • 1041007Gold Bullion Production
  • 1041008Gold Ore Milling
  • 1041009Gold Recovery From Tailings
  • 1041010Gold Panning

8-digit SIC

  • 10410000Gold Ores
  • 10410100Gold Ores Mining
  • 10410101Open Pit Gold Mining
  • 10410102Placer Gold Mining
  • 10410103Underground Gold Mining
  • 10410200Gold Ores Processing
  • 10410201Gold Bullion Production
  • 10410202Gold Ore Milling
  • 10410203Gold Recovery From Tailings