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Famous Gold Mines Chart (A Searchable Collection of Famous Gold Mines in the World)

This is a searchable collection of  famous gold mines in the world. Gold has long been one of mankind’s most prized possessions. There are about 51 000 tons of gold left in the bowels of the earth. So that is why gold mining remains very profitable business.Mining gold today often becomes monumental undertakings, truly some of man’s greatest engineering feats.The chart is resource for gold buying and producer.
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Famous Gold Mines Chart
Maricunga Mine

Maricunga Mine

The Maricunga open pit mine is located in the Maricunga mining district in central-east Chile. The property is approximately 120 kilometres east of Copiap and is between 4,200 metres and 4,500 metres above sea level.The Verde and Pancho gold deposits at Maricunga occur in the Maricunga Gold Belt of the high Andes in northern Chile. Since 1980, a total of 40 million ounces of gold have been defined in the belt,.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): to 2024
Reserves/Resources: Gold 6.4m oz (Dec 31, 2009, proven and probable reserves)
Products: Gold 234k oz in 2009
Owner: Kinross
country/region: CHILE
Continent: South America

Pascua Lama

Pascua Lama

Pascua-Lama is an open pit mining project of gold, silver, copper and other minerals. Pascua Lama is located in the Andes mountains, in the southern reaches of Atacama Desert, straddling the border between Chile and Argentina at an altitude of over 4,500 metres.The gold-silver deposit was discovered in 1977 by St. Joe and CMSA. Barrick acquired the project in 1994.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 25
Start Date: 2013
Reserves/Resources: 17.8 Moz gold and 718 Moz silver (Dec31/2009)
Products: 14 Moz gold and 494 Moz silver (over the LOM)
Owner: Barrick Gold
country/region: CHILE
Continent: South America

Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo

The Santo Domingo Project is located 50 kilometres west of Codelco's El Salvador copper mine, and 130 kilometres north northeast of Copiapo in Region III, Chile, near the town of Diego de Almagro. Mining for copper, gold, and iron has been ongoing in this area since early in the 19th century. The project area has a relatively long history of small-scale mining and prospecting.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold, Copper, Iron
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 18
Reserves/Resources: 418Mt at 0.04g/t gold and 0.32% copper
Products: 144Mlbs copper, 4.1Mt iron, 15koz gold per year
Owner: Capstone Mining Corp. (100%)
country/region: CHILE
Continent: South America

Tanjianshan

Tanjianshan

The Tanjianshan mine is located in the Dachaidan Region, Haixi Prefecture, Qinghai Province, northwest China. The Tanjianshan property covers 338 sq km and includes four exploration licenses and two mining licenses. The mine consists of two separate deposits - Qinlongtan ("QLT") and Jinlonggou ("JLG").
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2016
Reserves/Resources: Gold - 562 koz (Dec 31, 2011, proven & probable)
Products: Gold - 115k oz in 2011
Owner: Eldoradogold Corp. - 90% Qinhai No 1 Geological Brigade - 5% Dachaidan Gold Mine - 5%
country/region: CHINA
Continent: Asia

La Colosa Development Mine

La Colosa Development Mine

The La Colosa Project is located 150 km west of Colombia's capital city, Bogota, in the department of Tolima.Gold was the metal of choice of local Pre-Columbian populations but there were no prior mining or exploration activities in the project area before 2006 when AngloGold Ashanti's field team discovered the La Colosa gold deposit.
Mining Method: new project
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 20
Reserves/Resources: 468.8 Mt at 0.86 g/t gold for 12.9 Moz gold (2008)
Products: 700,000 oz per year
Owner: AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.
country/region: COLOMBIA
Continent: South America

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