Statistical Table

Distribution of exploration and deposit appraisal work expenditures by commodity sought, Québec, 20171

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


$k %

Precious metals 404,861 15,391 420,252 72.9%
Base metals x x 61,149 10.6%
Lithium 48,148 - 48,148 8.4%
Iron Ore - Iron, titanium and vanadium x x 23,679 4.1%
Graphite 9,648 - 9,648 1.7%
Rare earths 2,809 - 2,809 0.5%
Diamond 2,504 - 2,504 0.4%
Phosphate 2,107 - 2,107 0.4%
Other commodities 6,223 - 6,223 1.1%
Total 552,644 23,875 576,520 100.0%

  
1. Preliminary data.
  
Source : Institut de la statistique du Québec, Survey of mineral exploration, deposit appraisal and mine complex development expenditures.
 
April 12, 2018
 

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