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 Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
1041Gold Ores365
104100Gold ores124
10410000Gold ores124
104101Gold ores mining217
10410100Gold ores mining152
10410101Open pit gold mining21
10410102Placer gold mining21
10410103Underground gold mining23
104102Gold ores processing24
10410200Gold ores processing7
10410201Gold bullion production7
10410202Gold ore milling6
10410203Gold recovery from tailings4