Which countries produce platinum and palladium?
Category: Mining and Geology
Subject: Which countries produce platinum and palladium?
What are the main producing countries for platinum and palladium?
South Africa is the world's largest source of platinum and rhodium and is a major producer of palladium. Russia is the world's largest source of palladium. Platinum and palladium are also mined in the U.S. and Canada. See:
Other useful websites are:
Data from the International Platinum Group Metals Association (IPA)
and the U.S. Geological Survey
Answer posted December 2004
Submitted by: Ms Susan Ashton
Answered by: Jeremy Coombes
Affiliation: Johnson Matthey Precious Metals Marketing