WORLD  PRODUCTION AND RESERVES OF ANTIMONY 2011
(
U. S. Geological Survey, Mineral Industrial Survey, January 2016)

 

Source

Mine production 2014

Mine production 2015

Reserves

USA

 

 

60,000

Australia

5,800

5,500

140,000

Bolivia

5,500

5,000

310,000

Burma

3,300

3,500

NA

China

120,000

115,000

950,000

Russia (recoverable)

9,000

9,000

350,000

South Africa

1,600

--

27,000

Tajikistan

7,700

4,700

50,000

Turkey

4,500

4,500

NA

Other Countries

4000

4,000

100,000

World total

158,000

150,000

2,000,000

 

 

 

  

 

   

ANTIMONY Statistics' U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

[All values are in metric tons (t) antimony content unless otherwise noted]

              Last modification' October 15, 2012

 

 

Mine

Smelter

Prlmary

Secondary

 

 

 

 

Apparent

Unit value

Unit value

World

Year

production

production

production

production

Shipments

Imports

Exports

Stocks

consumption

($/0

(98$/t)

production

1980

3 II

14,600

14,900

18,000

 

16,300

1,240

7,630

29,900

3.330

6,590

6 7 .200

1981

914

16,200

17,100

18,000

 

16,300

704

8,310

31,900

3,000

5,380

59.200

1982

456

11,100

11,600

15,100

19

12,100

1,060

5A20

28.100

2.360

3.990

53.800

1983

760

13,200

14,000

12,900

1,690

11,700

607

3,570

27,000

2,010

3,290

48.400

1984 

50S

16,000

16,500

13,400

63

20,900

899

6.260

30,200

3.330

5.230

53.000

1985

 

14,900

14,900

13,600

8,240

18,700

1,130

5,480

31,800

2,890

4.380

55.000

1986

 

16,300

16,300

14,100

417

23,000

1,070

5,560

35,200

2,690

4,000

59.900

1987

 

17,900

17,900

15,800

1,250

24,200

1,500

6,090

38,000

2.450

3.510

56,100

1988

 

17,600

17,600

16,200

 

30,000

1,850

6,500

42,800

2,290

3.160

M,400

1989

 

19,000

19,000

19,500

 

25,200

2,140

6,270

41,500

2,080

2,740

68.400

1990

 

20,100

20,100

20,400

 

29,400

7,730

8,180

39,000

1.800

2.250

60.400

1991

 

16,400

16,400

19,300

 

28,800

4,440

10,200

42.000

1,810

2,170

64.700

1992

 

20,100

20,100

19,900

 

31,200

5,770

8,740

44,600

1,740

2.020

76.000

1993

266

22,000

22,300

9,620

2,660

30,900

4,220

9,080

38,900

1,700

1.920

73.000

1994

215

25,500

25,700

12,200

1,850

41,500

7,850

10,900

46.1 00

3.920

4.310

106.000

1995

262

23,500

23,800

10,500

1,130

36,600

8,200

10.600

43JOO

5.030

5.380

IOJ.OOO

1996

242

25,600

25,800

7,780

4,300

37,600

4,450

11,000

45,000

3,240

3,370

156.000

1997

356

26,400

26,800

7,550

2,930

39,300

3,900

10,800

46,600

1.490

l.510

155.000

1998

489

24,000

24,500

7,710

4,160

34,600

4,500

10,600

42,700

1.580

1,580

117.000

1999

450

23,800

24,300

8,220

5,790

36,800

3,660

10,900

36,500

1.380

1,350

108.000

2000

 W

20,900

20,900

7,920

4,540

41,600

7,120

10JOO

39,000

1.440

1.360

118.000

2001

0

9,080

9,050

5,380

4,620

37,900

7,610

4,990

42,000

1.430

1.320

157,000

2002

0

 W

 W

5,350

4,630

28,500

4,250

5,060

34,500

1,950

1,770

118,000

2003

0

 W

 W

5,600

2,070

26,700

3,680

6,320

29.400

2.370

2.090

116,000

2004

0

 W

 W

3,650

0

33,500

3,810

2,830

36,800

2,870

2.550

142,000

2005

0

W

W

3,030

0

22,700

2.140

2,110

31,400

3,540

2.950

172,000

2006

0

 W

 W

3,520

0

23,200

2,140

2,120

24,300

5,250

4,250

174,000

2007

 W

 W

 W

3,480

0

21,900

1,950

1,900

23,700

5.660

4.450

180,000

2008

0

W W

3,180

0

29,000

2,200

1,490

30,400

6,170

4,670

183.000

2009

0

W W 3,020 0 20,200 2,100 1,420 21,200 5,200 2,950 154,000
2010

0

W W 3,520 0 26,200 2,550 1,560 27,000 8,840 6,610 175,000
2011

0

W W 3,230 0 23,500 4,170 1,430 22,700 14,300 10,400 178,000

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                   NA: Not Available     W: Withheld to avoid disclosing proprietary data 

Compiled by D.A. Buckingham (retired) and J.F. Carlin, Jr.
Data are calculated, estimated, or reported. See notes for more information.

 

 

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