Top 10 gold-producing provinces in China

By Zhang Junmian
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   Inner Mongolia  内蒙古自治区


Rank 2011: 5; Rank 2010: 6

Production 2011: 17.76 tons

Increase over 2010: 11.54 percent

Inner Mongolia produced 17.76 tons of gold in 2011, accounting for 4.92 percent of the national total. Its gold resources are widely distributed across the region, with four major gold-producing bases, including Chifeng, Baotou, Hohhot and Hulunber League. Chifeng City's proven reserves account for more than 80 percent of its regional total. In 2011, Chifeng produced 6.95 tons, up 13.49 percent; Bayan Nur City 5.17 tons, up 35.3 percent; Xilin Gol League 3 tons, up 48.43 percent; and Baotou 1.37 tons, up 2.87 percent. Hadamengou Gold Mine near Baotou, the largest of its kind in Inner Mongolia found in 2010, has proven reserves of 102.3 tons, with potential economic value expected to be more than 35 billion yuan (US$5.56 billion).

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