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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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Bald Mountain mine

Bald Mountain mine

The Bald Mountain mine is one of the largest gold mines in the United States and in the world. The mine is located in the western part of the United States in White Pine County, Nevada.Bald Mountain is an open-pit, run-of-mine, heap leach gold mine with conventional heap leaching technology and carbon absorption for ore treatment.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: Gold - 78.2 Mt at 0.65 g/t gold (proven) & 198.2 Mt at 0.54 g/t gold (probable)
Products: Gold - 93k oz in 2011
Owner: Barrick Gold Corp.
country/region: UNITED STATES
Continent: North America

Cortez Gold Mine

Cortez Gold Mine

Cortez Gold Mine is a large gold mining and processing facility in Lander and Eureka County, Nevada, United States, located approximately 75 miles (120 km) southwest of Elko. It is a complex of several open pit mines, an underground mine, concentrator and several heap leach pads. The Cortez Mountains has been mined since 1862, with silver being the primary commodity until the 1940s.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Reserves/Resources: 14.5m oz total (2010proven and probable reserves)
Products: 1.14m oz in 2010(Annual Production)
Owner: Barrick Gold Corp.
country/region: UNITED STATES
Continent: North America

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine

The Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine, formerly and historically the Cresson Mine, is an active gold mine located near the town of Victor, in the Cripple Creek mining district in the US state of Colorado. It is the largest current producer of gold in Colorado.Gold mining in the district begun in the 1890s, mostly as underground operations, chasing high grade veins.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2025
Reserves/Resources: 247.38 Mt at 0.79 g/t gold (Dec 31, 2011, proved & probable reserves)
Products: Gold - 267 koz in 2011
Owner: AngloGold Ashanti Ltd - 100%
country/region: UNITED STATES
Continent: North America

donlin creek gold mine

donlin creek gold mine

Donlin Creek is a 32,600 ha mineral property located 480 km north of Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A. on the western flank of the Kuskokwim Mountains. Gold was discovered in the Donlin Creek area in 1909 and placer production of about 30,000 ounces of gold occurred between 1909 and 1956.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): 25
Reserves/Resources: 467.7 Mt at 2.23 g/t Au for 33.59 Moz (Reserves - Mar/10)
Products: 1.25 Moz annually (est. avg. production over the LOM)
Owner: Barrick Gold Corp. (50%), NovaGold Resources Inc. (50%)
country/region: UNITED STATES
Continent: North America

Fort Knox Gold Mine

Fort Knox Gold Mine

The Fort Knox Gold Mine is an open pit gold mine in the Fairbanks mining district of Alaska. Mining and exploration properties are located within the Fairbanks mining district, a northeast trending belt of lode and placer gold deposits that comprise one of the largest gold producing areas in the state of Alaska.The land that the Fort Knox mine sits on was originally staked in 1913 with no mining taking place. There was no activity in the area (typically placer mining takes place in the area), until the area was restaked in 1980 by two prospectors, and leased to various mining companies.
Mining Method: open pit
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Estimated Mine Life(yrs): To 2011 if no new reserve found
Reserves/Resources: 1.1moz @1.3g/t Au 38 moz @44g/t Ag
Products: 231 koz Au (2009) 105t Ag (2008)
Owner: Kinross
country/region: UNITED STATES
Continent: North America

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