Statistical Table

Distribution of exploration and deposit appraisal work expenditures by commodity sought, Québec, 2016

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       Off-mine-site         On-mine-site                Total                   Portion


$k %

Precious metals 180,310 25,707 206,018 69.3%
Base metals 45,991 1,720 47,710 16.0%
Graphite 9,668 - 9,668 3.3%
Iron Ore - Iron, titanium and vanadium x x 8,702 2.9%
Lithium x x 8,641 2.9%
Rare earths 6,564 - 6,564 2.2%
Diamond 3,330 - 3,330 1.1%
Phosphate 2,626 - 2,626 0.9%
Other commodities 4,175 - 4,175 1.4%
Total 268,264 29,169 297,433 100.0%

  
Source: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Survey of mineral exploration, deposit appraisal and mine complex development expenditures.
 
November 15, 2017
 

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