Which Country Produces the Most Fluorspar?

Fluorspar Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 23 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in fluorspar production with 3,800 kt followed by Mexico and Mongolia. On the other end of the scale was Egypt with 0.850 kt, India with 2.33 kt and Kyrgyzstan with 4.00 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Fluorspar Production indicator page.

Fluorspar Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Argentina kt 13.4 17.7 25.1 35.9 23.0
Brazil kt 44.0 24.4 25.0 24.1 27.7
Bulgaria kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.032 0.010 31.8 69.7 82.5
China kt 3,800 4,780 6,550 4,200 4,000
Germany kt 50.0 59.1 65.6 54.2 48.7
Iran kt 71.4 70.0 56.0 60.0 56.3
Kazakhstan kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.0 110
Kenya kt 15.7 40.8 95.1 91.0 72.0
Mexico kt 1,046 1,067 1,207 1,237 1,210
Mongolia kt 460 367 404 429 338
Morocco kt 72.1 89.7 79.2 79.3 81.2
Namibia kt 80.9 104 94.0 90.8 63.5 ...
South Africa kt 204 160 240 225 175
Spain kt 123 132 117 114 129
Vietnam kt ... ... 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00