Cobalt Production by Country (Metric tons, cobalt content)

Product
Alumina
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Arsenic Trioxide
Asbestos
Barite
Bauxite
Bentonite
Beryl
Bismuth
Boron Minerals
Bromine
Cadmium
Celestite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Crude Iodine
Diatomite
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Ferromanganese And Silicomanganese
Fuller's Earth
Gold
Graphite
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Indium
Industrial Sand And Gravel (Silica)
Iron Ore
Kaolin
Lead
Lithium Minerals And Brine
Magnesite
Magnesium
Marketable Potash
Mercury
Mica
Molybdenum
Monazite Concentrate
Natural Iron Oxide Pigments
Niobium And Tantalum
Peat
Perlite
Pig Iron
Platinum-Group Metals
Pumice And Related Materials
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Rare Earths
Raw Steel
Rhenium
Salt
Selenium
Silver
Soda Ash
Synthetic Diamond
Talc And Pyrophyllite
Tellurium
Tin
Tungsten
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Wollastonite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
Unit of Measure
RankCountryWorld Mine Production, By Country (Metric tons, cobalt content)
1Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The35,50035500
2Russian Federation6,1006100
3China6,0006000
4Zambia5,0005000
5Australia4,6304630
6Canada4,0724072
7Cuba3,5003500
8Morocco1,6001600
9Philippines1,5001500
10Brazil1,2001200
11Indonesia1,2001200
12New Caledonia1,0001000
13South Africa610610
14Botswana335335
15Zimbabwe7474
16Finland2727

Source: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Minerals Resources Program

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

Year of Estimate: 2009