FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Roberts Lauren M 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol HECLA MINING CO/DE/ [ HL ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Sr. Vice President & COO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)
6500 N MINERAL DR, SUITE 200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
6/21/2022
(Street)
COEUR D ALENE, ID 83815
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  6/21/2022    F    31286 (1) D $0  811639 (2) D   
Common Stock  6/21/2022    A    67720 (3) A $4.43  811639 (4) D   
Common Stock  6/21/2022    J    6172 (5) A $0  6172  I  By 401(k) Plan 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Performance rights  $0  6/21/2022    A     45146 (6)     1/1/2025  1/1/2026  Common Stock  45146  $0  811639 (7) D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Mr. Roberts was awarded (i) 111,940 restricted stock units on August 5, 2019; (ii) 74,257 restricted stock units on June 22, 2020; and (iii) 28,553 restricted stock units on June 21, 2021. The restrictions lapsed on 1/3 of those vesting units (71,583 shares). Mr. Roberts elected to have Hecla Mining Company withhold 31,286 shares to cover his tax liability.
(2)  Consists of 247,505 shares held directly, 113,687 performance-based units, 111,328 unvested restricted stock units, and 339,119 shares deferred under the Hecla Mining Company Key Employee Deferred Compensation Plan.
(3)  Award of restricted stock units that vest as follows: 22,573 shares on June 21, 2023; 22,573 shares on June 21, 2024; and 22,574 shares on June 21, 2025.
(4)  See footnote 2.
(5)  Held as 513.881 units in Mr. Robert's 401(k) account under the Hecla Mining Company Capital Accumulation Plan, and estimated to be 6,172 shares.
(6)  Mr. Roberts was awarded performance rights representing the contingent right to receive between $100,000 and $400,000 worth of Hecla Mining Company common stock based on Hecla Mining Company's Total Shareholder Return performance over the 3-year period (January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024) relative to our peers. examples of the potential grant of shares to Mr. Roberts under this plan are as follows: 100th percentile rank among peers = maximum award at 200% of target ($400,000 in stock); 60th percentile rank among peers = target award at grant value ($200,000 in stock); and 50th percentile rank among peers = threshold award at 50% of target ($100,000 in stock).
(7)  See footnote 2.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Roberts Lauren M
6500 N MINERAL DR
SUITE 200
COEUR D ALENE, ID 83815


Sr. Vice President & COO

Signatures
Tami D. Whitman, Attorney-in-Fact for Lauren M. Roberts 6/23/2022
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

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