Molybdenum Production by Country (Metric tons of contained molybdenum)

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 of contained molybdenum)
1China93,50093500
2United States47,80047800
3Chile34,92534925
4Peru12,29512295
5Canada8,8368836
6Mexico7,8007800
7Armenia4,1504150
8Russian Federation3,8003800
9Iran, Islamic Republic Of3,7003700
10Mongolia3,0003000
11Uzbekistan550550
12Kazakhstan380380
13Kyrgyzstan250250

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

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

Year of Estimate: 2009