Morocco Business: Mining

Morocco Business: Mining Last updated on Thursday 22nd April 2010

Phosphates comprise Morocco's principal mineral resource with an annual production of about 21.4 million metric tons.

Morocco is one of the world leading producers of phosphate rock. Total output was estimated at 24 million metric tons in 1999. Morocco also produces other minerals such iron ore (7,680 metric tons), coal (290,299 metric tons), zinc (115,000 metric tons) and silver (300 metric tons).

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