Global Reserves of Lead Measured 88.7 Million Tonnes at the End of 2013

Date: 2015-09-18

“• Global reserves of lead at the end of 2013 measured 88.7 million tonnes (Mt), with Australia, China, Russia, and Peru collectively accounting for 75.3% of the global total.

• In 2012, around 56% of refined lead production was derived from recycling of scrap batteries, while 44% was from new mine production. Global lead consumption accounted for 21% of global base metal consumption in 2012. 

• Upcoming projects with combined reserves of 50Mt are scheduled to commence operations during 2015–2017.

• Lead occurs mainly in sedimentary exhalative, Mississippi Valley-type and volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits.”


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