NAICS Code Description

212220 - Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 212220 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Newmont CorporationNorthern Star (pogo) LLC
Barrick Goldstrike Mines IncGatos Silver Inc
Coeur Mining IncCoeur-Rochester Inc
Hecla Mining CompanyNA Degerstrom Inc
Kinross Gold Usa IncMeridian Gold Inc

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


  • Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing gold or silver bullion or dore bar without mining are classified in Industry 331410, Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining.
Index Entries for 212220
212221212221212221212220Bullion, gold, produced at the mine
212222212222212222212220Bullion, silver, produced at the mine
212221212221212221212220Calaverite mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Gold lode mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Gold ore mine site development for own account
212221212221212221212220Gold ore mining and/or beneficiating plants
212221212221212221212220Gold ores, concentrates, bullion, and/or precipitates mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Gold placer mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Lode gold mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Placer gold mining and/or beneficiating
212222212222212222212220Placer silver mining and/or beneficiating
212220Silver ore mine site development for own account
212222212222212222212220Silver ores mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Sylvanite mining and/or beneficiating
212221212221212221212220Telluride (gold) mining and/or beneficiating