Mines in Sweden

Today there are 12 mines in production in Sweden, all of them are metal mines.

Mine County Municipality Owner Mineral Established
Aitik Norrbotten Gällivare Boliden Mineral AB Gold, copper, silver 1968
Kiirunavaara Norrbotten Kiruna Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag Iron 1860s
Malmberget Norrbotten Gällivare Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag Iron 1820s
Leveäniemi Norrbotten Kiruna Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag Iron 1964-1983, restart 2015
Kaunisvaara, earlier Tapuli Norrbotten Pajala Kaunis Iron AB Iron 2012-2014 restart 2018
Kristineberg Västerbotten Lycksele Boliden Mineral AB Lead, gold, copper, silver, zink 1940
Kankbergsgruvan Västerbotten Skellefteå Boliden Mineral AB Lead, gold, copper, silver, zink 2012
Renström Västerbotten Skellefteå Boliden Mineral AB Lead, gold, copper, silver, zink 1948
Björkdalsgruvan Västerbotten Skellefteå Björkdalsgruvan AB Gold, copper, silver 1989
Garpenberg Dalarna Hedemora Boliden Mineral AB Lead, gold, copper, silver, zink 1200s
Lovisagruvan Örebro Lindesberg Lovisagruvan AB Lead, silver, zink 1993, 2004
Zinkgruvan Örebro Askersund Zinkgruvan Mining AB Lead, copper, silver, zink 1700s

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Last reviewed 2020-04-17

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