For 2018, Hecla Mining Co. announced preliminary silver and gold production of 10.4 million ounces (oz) and 262,103 oz, respectively. The company’s silver production fell 17% compared to 2017. The gold figure, an increase of 13% over 2017, was a new record for the company and translates to a silver equivalent production of 43.6 million oz. The company also produced 20,091 tons of lead and 56,023 tons of zinc.
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