Minerals in Mexico:
Mexico is the leading producer of silver in the world and Zacatecas maintains its first place in the exploitation, followed by Durango, Chihuahua, Sonora, Oaxaca and the State of Mexico.
It is the second precious metal that Mexico produces and places it in eighth place worldwide.
In terms of non-ferrous industrial metals, Mexico ranks fifth in lead production worldwide.
Copper, whose production puts Mexico in 10th place worldwide, according to World Mining Data.
Zacatecas, Durango, Chihuahua and the State of Mexico are the entities that produce more zinc and that export worldwide, which left a spill of more than 1,000 million dollars. In this way, the country is the sixth global player.
In terms of minerals, Mexico ranks second in fluorite extraction, just below South Africa, which has the largest reserves.
However, Mexico is also a producer of other minerals, such as sand, gypsum, salt, dolomite, sulfur, phosphorite, celestite, graphite and barite, the list is longer and the production extends throughout almost the entire national territory.
Our country, at present, occupies the second place worldwide in the production of silver, bismuth and fluorite; It stands out in the production of arsenic, lead, cadmium, antimony, zinc, barite, graphite and gypsum, among others.
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