Official Classification of Minerals

The Ministry of Mines and Energy, in use of its regulatory powers, presents the latest Official Classification of Minerals (COM) for use by all parties directly or indirectly involved in the development of this sector of the economy. The classification meets the requirements of the National Colombian Mining Information System (SIMCO), is part of the Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 1.0, administrated by the Statistical Office of the United Nations, and essentially intends to provide a single language for all minerals found in nature.