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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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Musselwhite Mine

Musselwhite Mine

The Musselwhite mine is one of the largest gold mines in Canada and in the world.The mine is located in the center of the country in Ontario.Musselwhite began commercial production on April 1, 1997 and by 2001 had poured its one millionth ounce. Today, cumulative production exceeds 1.7 million ounces The area also has excellent exploration potential which may further extend the mine life.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2015
Reserves/Resources: 10.3mt @ 6.17g/t Gold (Dec 31, 2009, proven and probable reserves)
Products: 233k oz Gold in 2009
Owner: Goldcorp Inc.
country/region: CANADA
Continent: North America

Porcupine mine

Porcupine mine

The Porcupine mines are a group of open pit and underground gold mines located in Timmins, Ontario, Canada.The Porcupine mine consists of the Hoyle Pond and Dome underground and a central milling facility within the city of Timmins, Ontario. The mine have produced more than 64 million ounces of gold since production began in 1910 and include North America's longest continually operating gold mine.
Mining Method: Open Pit & Underground
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2016
Reserves/Resources: 4.09mt @ 5.64g/t Gold (Inferred resources)
Products: 318k oz Gold in 2009
Owner: Goldcorp Inc.
country/region: CANADA
Continent: North America

Red Lake Mine

Red Lake Mine

Red Lake Gold Mines are located in the Canadian Shield of Northwestern Ontario, Canada, 180 kilometres north of Dryden. They cover approximately 2,335 hectares within the District of Kenora in Northwestern Ontario.The Red Lake Gold Mine is composed of two operating complexes: the Red Lake Complex and the Campbell Complex. Red Lake Gold mine is Canada's largest gold mine, and in 2009 produced 623k ounces at a cash cost of $288/oz. It is also one of the world's richest gold mines and lowest cost producers.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: Gold 3.85 @ 16.95 g/t meansure and indicated
Products: Gold, 623k oz in 2009
Owner: Goldcorp Inc.
country/region: CANADA
Continent: North America

San Gold

San Gold

San Gold mine is located near the town of Bissett in the Canadian province of Manitoba. The town is 235 kilometers northeast of Winnipeg, the provincial capital, and is serviced by 185 kilometers paved provincial highway with the remainder being all-weather gravel road.Gold was originally discovered on the property in 1911. The main mineralized trend (SAM or Mine Diabase) has produced more than 1.5 million ounces gold. A second important mineralized trend (Shoreline Basalt Unit) was identified only in 2010. The Rice Lake mine is located along the SAM trend, while the Hinge mine and the 007 deposit are within the Shoreline Basalt Unit mining trend.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2015
Reserves/Resources: As at December 31, 2012 Reserves - 252,600 oz proven & probable (1,699,200 tons @ 5.10 gpt) Resources - 655,100 oz measured &indicated (3,429,900 tons @ 6.55 gpt) and 2,852,500 oz inferred (16,517,100 tons @ 5.92 gpt)
Products: Gold - 86,500 oz (2012)
Owner: San Gold Corporation - 100%
country/region: CANADA
Continent: North America

Sleeping Giant Mine

Sleeping Giant Mine

The Sleeping Giant mine is located in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec,Canada, approximately 80 kilometres north of Amos, a town of about 13,000.The mine was discovered in 1976 and mining began in 1988. It was shut down in 1991 and reopened in 1993. The Mine is a typical "narrow vein" gold mine as it commonly found in the region.
Mining Method: underground
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: 91kt @8.91g/t proven reserve (Dec 31, 2009)
Products: 50kg Gold in 2009
Owner: North American Palladium
country/region: CANADA
Continent: North America

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