In 2018 Irkutsk region mined 24.838 tons of gold, up by 8.5% YoY.
Ore gold accounted for 13.935 tons, while alluvial for 10.9 tons.
Three enterprises covered 53% of the output (12.991 tons) – Polyus Verninskoye, Ugakhan and Vysochaishiy.
Alluvial gold leaders were Vitim and Lenzoloto (7.53 tons). (Ukrainian metal)