U.S. mines gold produced 17,400 kilograms of gold in April, a 7% decrease compared with revised March production of 18,800, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Wednesday.
The output was also down on a year-on-year basis from 18,000 in April 2011.
The average daily gold production for U.S. mines was 581 kilograms in April, compared with 607 kilograms for March and 635 during 2011, the government said.
The bulk of gold in the U.S. is mined in Nevada, which accounted for 12,600 kilograms in April. Alaska provided 2,380 kilograms, while the other states collectively mined 2,440. . .View Full Article