SHOWCASE SILVER MINE OF THE WEEK – GUMUSKOY!!
The Gumuskoy silver mine located in the Kutahya province of western Turkey ranks as the seventh biggest silver mine by reserve. The mine, also known as the Eti Gumus silver mine, is estimated to contain about 335Moz of silver (100Mt of ore grading 95g/t Ag). The open-pit silver mine is owned and operated by the Turkish state-owned mining company Eti Mine Works. The extracted ore is sent to the 12Mtpa Gumuskoy silver plant for processing. The mine produced 11.2Moz of silver in 2010. Silver metal is produced as bullion bars and as silver shots from the Gumuskoy plant - "MiningTechnology.com".
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