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Metals and minerals production 2011-2014

  2011 2012 2013 2014 
Metal concentrates (tonnes)        
Sulphur concentrate 804 884 909 299 994 155 1 035 637 
Chrome concentrate 692 527 425 217 981 752 1 034 750 
Nickel concentrate 87 974 99 089 137 911 126 801 
Zinc concentrate 91 196 89 026 72 910 77 425 
Copper concentrate 48 668 104 393 145 758 163 016 
Cobalt concentrate 0 117 819 76 210 51 258 
Metals and metallurgical products (a part is extracted from imported raw materials; tonnes)  
Raw and stainless steel (billets) 3 989 000 3 759 000 3 517 000 3 808 000 
Ferrochrome 231 405 228 744 433 677 441 292 
Zinc 307 352 314 742 311 686 302 024 
Cathode copper 124 360 129 256 135 840 146 542 
Nickel products, t Ni 49 823 46 275 44 498 42 750 
Cobalt products, t Co 10 627 10 562 10 798 12 551 
Germanium products, t Ge 12 16 17 17 
Selenium (kg) 85 663 92 769 72 459 93 682 
Silver (kg) 73 081 128 200 100 890 142 360 
Gold (kg) 8 461 10 886 9 981 9 385 
Mine production of precious metals        
Gold (kg) 6 674 9 100 8 660 8 085 
Silver (kg) 11 160 10 479 14 226 12 830 
Platinum (kg) # 429 946 1 060 
Palladium (kg) # 379 766 808 
Industrial minerals & rocks (tonnes)        
Apatite concentrate 869 694 858 005 877 189 946 234 
Talc concentrate 429 494 396 332 361 840 380 821 
Magnesite sand - - - 12 276 
Quartz concentrate and lumps 153 159 111 183 90 131 87 903 
Feldspar concentrates 26 292 43 124 47 636 46 233 
Wollastonite concentrate 11 500
"Biotite" 31 504 27 493 42 150 41 997 
Mica concentrate 12 896 12 112 11 244 11 973 
Soapstone products 28 827 27 708 23 062 20 369 
Rocks for rockwool production 223 584 188 896 226 926 122 822 
Cement 1 401 427
Use of limestone (tonnes) in/as        
Cement production 1 600 000
Agricultural limestone & dolomite 450 233
Quicklime production 220 000
Other end uses 703 485
Total 2 973 718

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Source: Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) (More info: http://www.tukes.fi)
Ministry of Employment and the Economy (More info:http://www.tem.fi/)
Geological Survey of Finland
Last update: April 8, 2015
by Jussi Pokki

1995-2000  |  2001-2005  |  2006-2010  |  2011-2014

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