Manganese Prices and Manganese Price Charts - InvestmentMineJan 31, 2018 . Current and historical Manganese prices and Manganese price charts on InvestmentMine.mining cost per ton for manganese ore,Metal prices as a function of ore grade - MITmay be expected in the cost of mining and refining metals and how . scale open-pit mining methods. Table 1. Relative price of important minerals to labour (1970 = 100). Coal. Copper. Iron. Phosphorus. Molybdenum. Lead. Zinc . Source: Values are the price per ton of the mineral divided by the hourly wage rate in.