2007 NAICS Definition
This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) ores valued chiefly for their silver content. Establishments primarily engaged in transformation of the silver into bullion or dore bar in combination with mining activities are included in this industry.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing silver bullion or dore bar without mining are classified in U.S. Industry 331419, Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum).
Index entries that bring you to this industry:
- Bullion, silver, produced at the mine
- Placer silver mining and/or beneficiating
- Silver ores mining and/or beneficiating