SIC Industry Description

Industry: 1041—Gold Ores
Establishments primarily engaged in mining gold ores from lode deposits or in the recovery of gold from placer deposits by any method. In addition to ore dressing methods such as crushing, grinding, gravity concentration, and froth flotation, this industry includes amalgamation, cyanidation, and the production of bullion at the mine, mill, or dredge site.

Bullion, gold: produced at mine, mill, or dredge sitePlacer gold mining
Calaverite miningSylvanite mining
Lode gold miningTelluride (gold) mining
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
1041Gold Ores393
104100Gold ores136
10410000Gold ores136
104101Gold ores mining233
10410100Gold ores mining160
10410101Open pit gold mining25
10410102Placer gold mining20
10410103Underground gold mining28
104102Gold ores processing24
10410200Gold ores processing8
10410201Gold bullion production6
10410202Gold ore milling6
10410203Gold recovery from tailings4