Minerals Development

Mineral Production

Select a producing mine to learn more about the mine from the inter-agency State of Alaska Large Mine Permitting Team and Coal Regulatory Program. For links to the mining companies please launch the Mineral Resources of Alaska and click on the mine name on the map.

Producing Mines of Alaska map

 

Estimated Production Value in Millions of Dollars
Year Gold Silver Coal Lead Zinc
2003 $192 $95 $38 $64 $536
2004 $186 $113 $51 $121 $639
2005 $188 $86 $36 $115 $862
2006 $344 $190 $48 $184 $2,003
2007 $511 $270 $45 $389 $2,048
2008 $698 $220 $54 $287 $1,055
2009 $759 $229 n/a $261 $1,069
2010 $1,120 $283 n/a $284 $1,312
2011 $1,334 $410 n/a $248 $1,390