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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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Veladero Mine

Veladero Mine

The Veladero mine is one of the largest gold mines in the Argentina It is located in the San Juan Province of Argentina, immediately to the south of the Pascua-Lama property in the highly prospective Frontera District.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: 11.3 Moz Au (2010, proven and probable reserves)
Products: 1.2m oz (2010)
Owner: Barrick Gold
country/region: ARGENTINA
Continent: South America

Cowal

Cowal

The Cowal mine is located in Central New South Wales, Australia, approximately 32 kilometres north of West Wyalong and approximately 350 kilometres west of Sydney.It is an open-pit operation, mined by a fleet of dump trucks, excavators and ancillary equipment.The mine was officially opened in September 2006. The mine was initially expected to involve eight years of excavation.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: 58.75 Mt at 1.15 g/t gold (December 2011, proven & probable reserves)
Products: Gold - 269 koz in 2011
Owner: Barrick Gold Corp.
country/region: AUSTRALIA
Continent: Oceania

Kalgoorlie Mine

Kalgoorlie Mine

The Kalgoorlie properties consist of 58 mining leases and 104 prospecting licenses covering 23,000 hectares, located adjacent to the town of Kalgoorlie, 550 km northeast of Perth, Western Australia.Kalgoorlie was born in the gold rush of the 1880s.Today million dollar mining companies have replaced the starry-eyed prospectors.It is an open-pit, truck-and-loader operation.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: 8.4m oz (2010, proven and probable reserve).
Products: 394k oz (2010)
Owner: Barrick (50%), Newmont (50%)
country/region: AUSTRALIA
Continent: Oceania

Kanowna

Kanowna

The Kanowna mines are located in the Eastern Goldfields near Kalgoorlie-Boulder, 570 kilometres east of Perth in Western Australia.The underground mine at Kanowna Belle is in full production and all mined ore is now sourced from underground. The Kanowna Belle open-pit operated for six years to December 1998, producing over 1.1 million ounces of gold.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2016
Reserves/Resources: Gold - 832 koz gold (Dec 31, 2011, proven and probable reserves
Products: Gold - 226 koz in 2011
Owner: Barrick Gold Corp
country/region: AUSTRALIA
Continent: Oceania

Plutonic

Plutonic

The Plutonic Gold Mine is a gold mine located 82 km east north east of Peak Hill, Western Australia.Plutonic is an underground mining operation that produces gold through a cyanidation process.The gold deposit was discovered in the 1987-1989 period by Great Central. Plutonic mine has been in operation since August 1990. It started as an open pit mining operation. It was subsequently transitioned to an underground mining operation in 1995.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2015
Reserves/Resources: 402koz gold (proven & probable, December, 2011)
Products: Gold - 115 koz (2011)
Owner: Barrick Gold Corporation C 100%
country/region: AUSTRALIA
Continent: Oceania

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