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 Ores309
104100Gold ores100
10410000Gold ores100
104101Gold ores mining181
10410100Gold ores mining127
10410101Open pit gold mining21
10410102Placer gold mining14
10410103Underground gold mining19
104102Gold ores processing28
10410200Gold ores processing10
10410201Gold bullion production6
10410202Gold ore milling7
10410203Gold recovery from tailings5