NAICS Code Description

212221 - Gold Ore Mining

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This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) ores valued chiefly for their gold content. Establishments primarily engaged in transformation of the gold into bullion or dore bar in combination with mining activities are included in this industry.


  • Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing gold bullion or dore bar without mining are classified in Industry 331410, Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining.
Index Entries for 212221
212221212221212221Bullion, gold, produced at the mine
212221212221212221Calaverite mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Gold lode mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Gold ore mine site development for own account
212221212221212221Gold ore mining and/or beneficiating plants
212221212221212221Gold ores, concentrates, bullion, and/or precipitates mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Gold placer mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Lode gold mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Placer gold mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Sylvanite mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221Telluride (gold) mining and/or beneficiating

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 212221 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Kinross Gold Usa IncDenverCO
Hecla Mining CompanyCoeur D AleneID
Northern Star (pogo) LLCDelta JunctionAK
Gold Resource CorporationColorado SpringsCO
Hycroft Mining CorporationDenverCO
Meridian Gold IncRenoNV
NA Degerstrom IncSpokane ValleyWA
Freeprt-Mcmran Explration CorpPhoenixAZ
Midway Gold CorpEnglewoodCO
US Gold CorpElkoNV