Author: Dorothy Kosich
Posted: Tuesday , 12 Aug 2014
RENO (MINEWEB) -
U.S. gold production dropped 9% year-over-year from 19,100 kilograms (614,079 troy ounces) in May 2013 to 17,300 kg (556,207 oz), the U.S. Geological Survey reported Monday.
For the period from January 2014 through May 2014, the USGS reported a total of 85,400 kilograms (2,745,673 troy ounces) of gold production from U.S. mining.
Average daily gold output for U.S. mining was 559 kg (17,072 oz) in May of this year, according to agency data. ...