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OVERVIEW OF TE MEXICO’S MINING SECTOR

PANORAMA DEL SECTOR MINERO EN MÉXICO

1st place in the production of silver worldwide.

1st destination in investment in mining exploration in Latin America and the 4th in the world.

Contributes with 4 percent of the national GDP.

MEXICO IN WORLD MINING PRODUCTION (BY SELECTED MINERALS)

Ranking MINERAL %
1 Silver 19.78%
2 Fluorite 17.61%
3 Bismuth 5.28%
5 Lumber 5.09%
6 Zinc 4.93%
7 Gold 3.95%
10 Copper 2.94%

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN MINING IN MEXICO INVERSIÓN EXTRANJERA DIRECTA EN MINERÍA EN MÉXICO

(January - March 2016): 146.1 mdd Source: Ministry of Economy

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FOREIGN COMPANIES

COMPAÑÍAS EXTRANJERAS

LOCATED IN DURANGO STATE

Mining investments benefit a large number of neighboring communities through the generation of well-paid jobs, and with diverse supports in health, education and infrastructure.

Las inversiones mineras benefician a un gran número de comunidades vecinas a través de la generación de empleos bien remunerados, y con diversos apoyos en salud, educación e infraestructura.

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MINING REGIONS

DURANGO´S GEOLOGICAL POTENTIAL

Experts estimate that only 25% of the state's territory has been explored, with a surplus of 75% to explore what reaffirms Durango's appeal to the mining industry

  • ESTADO DE DURANGO
  • 1. SAN FERNANDO
  • 2. TOPIA
  • 3. TAMAZULA
  • 4. SAN MIGUEL DEL CANTIL
  • 5. OTÁEZ
  • 6. SAN DIMAS
  • 7. PUEBLO NUEVO
  • 8. LOS AZULES
  • 9. GUANACEVÍ
  • 10. EL COLORADO
  • 11. SANTIAGO PAPASQ.
  • 12. DURANGO
  • 13. MEZQUITAL
  • 14. STA MARIA DEL ORO
  • 15. RODEO
  • 16. GPE VICTORIA
  • 17. LA PARRILLA
  • 18. ATOTONILCO
  • 19. SN PEDRO DEL GALLO
  • 20. CUENCAME
  • 21. SN JUAN DE GPE.
  • 22. TLAHUALILO
  • 23. MAPIMÍ

COMMODITY DISTRIBUTION

The geological - mineral nature of the territory of Durango has been favorable in the formation of mining deposits

Au, Ag
Au, Ag, Pb, Zn
Au, Ag, Pb
Au, Ag, Pb, Cu, Zn, Sb
Au, Ag, Pb, Cu
Au, Ag, Pb, Cu, Zn
Fe
Au
Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, F2 Ca
Ag, Pb, Cu
F2 Ca
Ag, Pb, Zn
Bentonita
Au, Ag, F2 Ca
Perlita
Fe, Mn, Mármol

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