In Canada, molybdenum is produced in BC where there is one primary molybdenum mine and several copper mines where molybdenum is produced as a by-product. Canada is the fourth-largest producer of molybdenum in the world, behind the US, China and Chile. Canada produces close to 7 million kg of molybdenum annually.
See also MINERAL RESOURCES.
Author L. DUCHESNE and D.G. FONG Revised: G. BOKOVAY
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