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Argentina: Mining

('000 metric tons unless otherwise indicated)

  2011  2012  2013* 
Crude petroleum ('000 barrels)  207,960  207,878  203,639 
Natural gas (million cu m)  45,620  44,123  41,708 
Lead ore  26.1  26.5  26.0 
Zinc ore  34.0  34.0  47.7 
Aluminium (primary)  416.2  413.4  440.2 
Lithium:       
  carbonate (metric tons)  10,008  10,201  9,000 
  chloride (metric tons)  4,009  3,741  4,200 
Silver ore (kg)  747,449  799,277  843,600 
Copper ore  116.8  135.8  109.6 
Gold ore (kg)  59,140  54,651  50,650 
Fluorspar (metric tons)  25,099  35,874  23,000 
Boron (crude)  648.8  479.4  500.0 
Gypsum (crude)  1,452.8  1,432.5  1,400.0 
Clay (common)  8,323.9  8,034.1  7,600.0 
Salt  1,884.9  1,844.0  1,500.0 
Sand:       
  for construction  33,455.2  32,133.8  31,000.0 
  Silica (glass) sand  516.8  615.3  500.0 
Limestone  19,757.4  19,855.6  18,000.0 
Stone (various crushed)  22,638.7  20,000.0  20,000.0 
Rhodochrosite (kg)  120,673  87,243  115,000 
Quartzite (crushed)  1,292.5  1,370.1  1,200.0 
Gemstones (kg)  45,000*  11,916  20,000 
* Estimate(s)
 Figures refer to the metal content of ores and concentrates
Source: US Geological Survey
Crude petroleum (million metric tons): 29.9 in 2014; 29.8 in 2015; 28.8 in 2016
Source: BP, Statistical Review of World Energy
Natural gas (million cu m): 35,452 in 2014; 36,491 in 2015; 38,270 in 2016
Source: BP, Statistical Review of World Energy

Citation: Mining (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 16 December 2017 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.32

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