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 Ores383
104100Gold ores137
10410000Gold ores137
104101Gold ores mining228
10410100Gold ores mining155
10410101Open pit gold mining23
10410102Placer gold mining20
10410103Underground gold mining30
104102Gold ores processing18
10410200Gold ores processing5
10410201Gold bullion production4
10410202Gold ore milling4
10410203Gold recovery from tailings5