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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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Crixas Mine

Crixas Mine

The Crixas mines are situated 3 km south of the city of Crixs in the Goias State of Central Brazil and it is 260 km northwest of Brasilia, the country's capital.Mining started in 1987 with ore being stockpiled on the surface. Development was largely completed by the end of 1989, enabling successful testing of the metallurgical circuit to take place through the fourth quarter of 1989. Initial dor bullion associated with this testing was poured on November 14, 1989. Initial gold sales from the project occurred in January 1990.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: Gold 5.03m oz (Dec 31, 2009, proven and probable reserves)
Products: Gold 75k oz in 2009
Owner: Kinross Gold Corp (50%), Anglogold Ashanti (50%)
country/region: BRAZIL
Continent: South America

Gurupi Mine

Gurupi Mine

The Gurupi project is located some 500 km southwest of Sao Luis in the state of Maranhao in northern Brazil. The Cipoeiro deposit is 55 km and Chega Tudo deposit is 64 km off the BR316highway.The Gurupi mineral deposits are considered to be typical of mesothermal vein-style, or orogenic-style gold deposits.The Project encompasses two gold (Chega Tudo and Cipoeiro) situated at a 10-km distance from each other.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 13
Start Date: 2012
Reserves/Resources: 63.75 Mt at 1.14 g/t gold for 2.3 Moz (Probable)
Products: 1.9 Moz gold over LOM.
Owner: Jaguar Mining Inc. (100%)
country/region: BRAZIL
Continent: South America

Jacobina

Jacobina

The Jacobina project is located in the state of Bahia in northeastern Brazil approximately 340 km northwest of the city of Salvador.The mine is one of the largest gold mines in the Brazil and in the world.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: As of December 31, 2008 proven and probable reserves stood at 17.2 Mt grading 2.14g/t gold for 1.185Moz gold.
Products: Gold 116.8k oz in 2012
Owner: Yamana Gold Inc.(100%)
country/region: BRAZIL
Continent: South America

Paracatu Mine

Paracatu Mine

The Paracatu mine in Brazil is a large scale open pit operation located near the city of Paracatu, and approximately 230 kilometres from Braslia, the capital of Brazil.Paracatu has its origins in the beginning of the eighteenth century, with the discovery of gold. For many years gold was abundant in alluvial deposits.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): to 2024
Reserves/Resources: Gold 17.5m oz (Dec 31, 2009, proven and probable reserves)
Products: Gold 354m oz in 2009
Owner: Kinross
country/region: BRAZIL
Continent: South America

Riacho dos Machados Gold Mine

Riacho dos Machados Gold Mine

The Riacho dos Machados gold project is located 145 km by road northeast of the city of Montes Claros in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The 11,000 people town of Riacho dos Machados is about 25 km from the project.The mineral deposit was discovered in the 1970s by the Brazilian government in partnership with Vale (CVRD) in a region with no prior history of mining production. Vale open pit mined the oxidized part of the deposit in the period 1989-1997 and produced 155,000 oz gold from low grade (1.89 g/t) oxide ore.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 8
Start Date: 2012
Reserves/Resources: 20.9 Mt at 1.24 g/t gold for 830,200 oz gold (Proven & Probable)
Products: Gold 100k oz
Owner: Carpathian Gold Inc (100%)
country/region: BRAZIL
Continent: South America

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