MINERAL PRODUCTION                                                                                                
  1987 to 2001                                                                                                
  (Quantity in thousands; value in thousand pesos)                                                                                          
    Unit   1987   1988   1989   1990   1991   1992   1993   1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001    
  Mineral/Mineral Product Used   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Quantity    Value   Mineral/Mineral Product
  Total     19,506,336   22,379,973   23,228,802   22,368,060   24,067,782   24,663,872   23,439,488   .. 24,586,083   .. 28,000,703   .. 31,079,227   33,079,951   37,325,481   30,555,954   30,957,167   28,697,532   Total
                                                                                                   
  Metallics       16,153,089   - 17,636,556   - 17,341,490   - 16,390,945   - 17,045,488   - 14,672,019   - 14,757,028   - 15,126,749   - 15,225,928   - 14,080,070   - 13,593,923   - 16,595,661   - 13,631,928   - 17,477,066   63.4 17,764,668   Metallics
  Precious Metals       9,584,199   - 9,069,460   - 8,133,080   - 7,336,916   65.1 8,311,376   58.4 7,291,803   57.0 8,042,423   57.3 9,089,256   55.5 8,598,597   54.2 9,959,042   53.4 10,000,221   52.3 12,888,178   49.3 10,857,702   61.0 13,922,560   63.4 14,578,965   Precious Metals
       Gold  KG     9,352,272   30.5 8,843,912   30.0 7,937,930   24.6 7,166,119   26.0 8,177,200   25.6 7,189,015   24.9 7,926,153   27.3 8,965,548   27.0 8,484,014   30.2 9,855,311   32.7 9,909,028   34.0 12,763,377   31.1 10,743,925   37.0 13,764,447   33.8 14,382,034        Gold 
       Silver KG   32.8 231,927   54.6 225,548   50.6 195,150   47.1 170,797   39.1 134,175   32.8 102,788   32.0 116,269   30.0 123,708   28.5 114,584   24.0 103,731   20.7 91,192   18.2 124,801   18.2 113,776   24.0 158,112   29.6 196,930        Silver
                                                                                                   
  Base Metals     53.4 6,568,890   - 8,567,096   - 9,208,410   - 9,054,029     8,734,112     7,380,216     6,714,605     6,037,493   - 6,627,330   - 4,121,028   - 3,593,703   - 3,710,740   - 2,774,226   - 3,554,506   - 3,185,703   Base Metals
       Chromite:                                                                                                    Chromite:
          Chemical Grade DMT   19.8 26,594   15.2 22,239   18.4 29,709   20.2 32,637   19.8 36,457   9.9 19,272   1.6 960   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -           Chemical Grade
          Metallurgical Concentrate DMT   48.5 99,956   36.4 88,180   31.1 64,587   25.0 74,385   18.8 36,425   14.0 14,616   4.2 4,029   1.0 1,126   13.3 22,468   31.5 52,530   26.9 49,805   12.6 30,339   14.4 28,860   0.0 -   2.3 4,360           Metallurgical Concentrate
          Metallurgical Ore DMT   21.4 23,863   31.4 35,004   127.2 148,470   117.2 137,494   89.6 122,198   30.9 39,135   9.7 16,307   10.9 23,542   22.0 45,351   17.2 44,866   17.0 48,870   9.9 33,760   3.1 9,077   0.0 903   0.0 0           Metallurgical Ore
          Refractory Ore DMT   99.0 124,706   87.9 159,316   93.0 184,639   100.9 208,643   82.5 207,464   39.3 61,920   49.5 80,054   64.1 115,239   66.8 175,003   67.9 179,708   54.2 188,380   19.7 99,938   - -   21.0 72,533   25.7 93,778           Refractory Ore
       Cobalt Metal MT   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -        Cobalt Metal
       Copper:                                                                                                    Copper:
          Concentrate DMT   817.6 6,141,259   824.2 7,952,916   743.6 7,948,106   698.2 7,890,603   572.3 7,676,529   491.7 6,641,471   526.2 6,261,898   435.3 5,521,403   399.0 5,786,382   256.5 3,364,288   187.6 2,792,220   177.9 2,753,486   151.2 2,146,946   130.0 2,336,040   96.0 1,568,539           Concentrate
          Metal MT   214.1     216.5     191.9 -   180.5 -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   37.6 -   31.9 -   - -           Metal
       Iron Ore MT   -     - -   6.5 281   8.2 390   7.3 475   7.4 445   - -   - -   - -   - -   11.8 347   - -   3.2 268   6.0 566   4.3 449        Iron Ore
       Manganese  DMT   0.4 178   2.3 846   3.0 601   15.0 23,814   4.1 6,245   13.7 7,418   1.2 587   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -        Manganese 
       Nickel                                                                                                    Nickel
          Beneficiated Ore DMT   367.8 145,230   444.6 293,858   658.4 812,043   608.1 686,063   557.2 648,318   593.9 595,938   346.9 350,771   429.0 376,183   647.3 598,126   656.7 479,636   814.3 514,081   959.9 793,217   634.3 589,075   1,023.0 1,144,464   1,282.7 1,518,577           Beneficiated Ore
          Metal MT   8.5     10.4 -   15.4 -   15.8 -   13.7 -   14.0 -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   16.2 -   - -           Metal
                                                                                                   
  Non-metallics       3,353,247   - 4,743,417   - 5,887,312   - 5,977,115   - 7,022,294   - 9,991,853   - 8,682,460   - 9,459,334   - 12,774,776   - 16,999,156   - 19,486,028   - 20,729,820   - 16,924,026   - 13,480,101   - 10,932,865   Non-metallics
  Coal MT   1,169.2 931,030   1,335.7 1,028,479   1,344.7 1,042,124   1,246.8 1,059,760   1,307.0 1,420,754   1,665.2 1,828,390   1,581.8 1,581,873   1,345.6 1,297,845   1,265.7 1,265,726   955.6 955,631   1,078.7 1,186,519   1,157.3 1,273,034   1,273,034.0 1,204,979   1,353.0 1,218,108   1,229.8 983,858   Coal
  Salt MT   466.4 412,647   492.1 1,043,395   488.7 1,800,842   490.4 1,802,736   492.9 2,178,437   495.8 2,193,986   535.5 3,128,136   530.8 3,541,924   612.9 3,850,664   618.5 6,078,186   686.5 7,250,251   727.8 7,685,788   704.3 5,980,000   590.0 3,892,000   237.0 2,305,884   Salt
  Silica Sand MT   213.4 37,844   187.0 36,341   191.4 17,051   256.1 18,486   275.0 28,829   744.5 57,065   103.0 17,016   130.2 26,680   117.9 14,736   30.7 4,268   20.5 2,754   16.1 1,893   27.3 3,666   71.0 7,575   60.4 9,315   Silica Sand
  Sand and Gravel Cu. M   13,782.7 1,391,984   14,842.3 1,706,861   15,140.1 2,074,197   15,672.7 2,194,174   15,676.6 2,257,429   15,786.6 2,399,562   16,692.7 3,389,094   16,477.8 4,050,103   28,155.1 6,600,683   37,446.3 8,733,075   40,030.1 10,061,713   35,626.8 8,945,316   32,420.3 8,139,000   30,248.0 5,625,860   28,130.8 5,341,478   Sand and Gravel
  Others       453,963   - 592,260   - 746,500   - 683,505   - 838,595   - 2,580,493   - 244,616   - 245,489   - 539,102   - 466,610   40,030.1 175,298   - 323,434   - 724,000   - 1,273,775   - 850,254   Others
  Cement Raw Materials                                                                                               Cement Raw Materials
       Limestone MT   3,926.3 93,584   3,600.2 287,660   3,859.5 150,409   3,818.1 139,244   5,384.3 215,247   10,225.1 750,907   5,355.7 267,642   19,945.2 243,234   6,680.9 459,178   6,709.8 645,405   10,216.3 705,619   27,713.7 2,405,242   12,590.8 800,564   20,427.0 1,320,781   19,826.6 1,300,115        Limestone
       Shale Clay MT   522.6 9,220   860.0 38,700   858.7 32,350   758.2 27,602   808.1 31,707   1,496.8 78,756   647.5 23,294   802.5 29,488   823.7 30,164   997.8 69,768   1,126.0 66,644   917.9 50,747   985.8 47,588   1,263.0 63,100   1,366.1 71,062        Shale Clay
       Silica Sand MT   101.2 13,388   125.0 8,843   397.1 22,239   305.6 27,608   257.5 28,895   1,142.0 102,695   225.7 30,789   192.9 24,571   127.2 14,524   299.9 46,213   212.3 37,230   317.6 44,367   205.0 24,229   574.0 78,902   342.4 70,899        Silica Sand
       Gypsum MT   16.3 9,587   2.2 878   2.0 1,600   30.0 24,000   28.0 22,400   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   - -        Gypsum
  Cement Bags   83,001.5 (2,900,562)   107,481.4 (3,729,315)   151,243.1 (9,830,799)   160,941.8 (11,060,843)   172,285.4 (14,730,405)   166,673.6 (17,500,728)   199,035.2 (12,539,215)   239,270.0 (18,902,328)   263,843.1 (24,537,410)   310,727.5 (31,694,208)   367,018.9 (33,031,702)   322,196.4 (22,553,751)   313,938.1 (19,938,208)   298,975.0 (23,379,825)   284,458.2 (29,060,251)   Cement
                                                                                                   
                                                                                                   
  (   )   Cement in the National Accounts is classified under the manufacturing sector.                                                                                   
           Values for  cement raw materials are considered for total mineral production.                                                                                    
                                                                                                   
                                                                                                   
  Source:  Mines and Geosciences Bureau.