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Argentina: Mining

('000 metric tons unless otherwise indicated)

  2013  2014  2015* 
Crude petroleum ('000 barrels)  204,137  194,233  194,221 
Natural gas (million cu m)  41,708  41,484  42,895 
Lead ore  28.7  29.9  29.8 
Zinc ore  39.4  28.0  30.5 
Aluminium (primary)  440.2  440.4  438.1 
Lithium:       
  carbonate (metric tons)  9,248  11,698  14,137 
  chloride (metric tons)  5,156  7,370  5,848 
Silver ore (kg)  890,648  987,572  1,175,760 
Copper ore  109.6  102.6  61.8 
Gold ore (kg)  48,966  60,170  61,952 
Fluorspar (metric tons)  37,967  39,520  39,000 
Boron (crude)  426.1  388.8  450.0 
Gypsum (crude)  1,547.9  1,518.0  1,500.0 
Clay (common)  8,799.5  8,430.7  8,460.0 
Salt  1,654.5  1,503.0  1,500.0 
Sand:       
  for construction  41,097.2  42,748.3  42,100.0 
  Silica (glass) sand  658.7  673.3  675.0 
Limestone  20,978.9  22,389.0  22,500.0 
Stone (various crushed)  29,399.3  29,518.2  29,600.0 
Rhodochrosite (kg)  65,432  58,889  62,200 
Quartzite (crushed)  1,475.5  1,564.1  1,570.0 
Gemstones (kg)  8,700  7,330  8,100 
* Estimates
 Figures refer to the metal content of ores and concentrates
Source: US Geological Survey
Crude petroleum (’000 metric tons, estimates): 30,121 in 2015; 29,049 in 2016; 27,359 in 2017
Source: BP, Statistical Review of World Energy
Natural gas (million cu m, estimates): 35,491 in 2015; 38,282 in 2016; 37,150 in 2017
Source: BP, Statistical Review of World Energy

Citation: Mining (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 18 June 2019 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.32

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