Natural mineral mining sites in the United Kingdom (UK) April 2015-16, by region

This statistic ranks the regions of the United Kingdom (UK) by the number of natural mineral mining sites as of April 2014 to April 2016. Scotland had the most natural mineral mines, the greatest number of which were for the mining of igneous and metamorphic rock. There were 144 sites in Wales in April 2014, and seven fewer in the following year.

Number of natural mineral mining sites in the United Kingdom (UK) as of April 2015 and 2016, by region

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Release date

September 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2014 to April 2016

Supplementary notes

Double counting may occur because some workings produce more than one mineral.

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