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Argentina: Mining

('000 metric tons unless otherwise indicated)

  2014  2015  2016 
Crude petroleum ('000 barrels)  194,253  194,290  186,861 
Natural gas (million cu m)  41,484  42,895  44,988 
Lead ore*  29.9  29.8  28.0 
Zinc ore*  28.0  30.5  22.8 
Aluminium (primary)  441.6  433.5  412.3 
Lithium:       
  carbonate (metric tons)  11,698  21,111  24,409 
  chloride (metric tons)  7,370  5,848  6,468 
Silver ore (kg)*  989,950  1,175,760  1,055,700 
Copper ore*  102.6  61.8  81.9 
Gold ore (kg)*  60,162  61,310  56,998 
Fluorspar (metric tons)  39,433  65,282  14,222 
Boron (crude)  395.6  248.7  148.4 
Gypsum (crude)  1,561.0  1,314.7  1,558.4 
Clay (common)  9,058.4  9,377.9  9,355.0 
Salt  1,537.5  1,400.8  1,812.2 
Sand:       
  for construction  42,748.3  43,531.7  37,149.4 
  Silica (glass) sand  673.3  1,098.1  949.3 
Limestone  20,220.8  21,543.5  19,798.2 
Stone (various crushed)  29,518.2  29,600.0  29,800.0 
Rhodochrosite (kg)  58,889  79,405  48,152 
Quartzite (crushed)  1,564.1  1,570.0  1,500.0 
Gemstones (kg)  7,330  11,781  15,863 
* Figures refer to the metal content of ores and concentrates
Source: US Geological Survey
Crude petroleum (’000 metric tons, estimates): 27,542 in 2018; 28,834 in 2019; 27,643 in 2020
Source: BP, Statistical Review of World Energy
Natural gas (million cu m, estimates): 39,425 in 2018; 41,616 in 2019; 38,292 in 2020
Source: BP, Statistical Review of World Energy

Citation: Mining (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 16 September 2021 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.32

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