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 Ores361
104100Gold ores116
10410000Gold ores116
104101Gold ores mining215
10410100Gold ores mining149
10410101Open pit gold mining22
10410102Placer gold mining17
10410103Underground gold mining27
104102Gold ores processing30
10410200Gold ores processing10
10410201Gold bullion production8
10410202Gold ore milling7
10410203Gold recovery from tailings5