10 Most Popular Gold Mines In The World

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There are differences of opinion about which gold mines should be ranked No one in capacity & production but there are some popular mines in the world.

Here are some names of the most popular gold mines in the world:

1. Grasberg Gold Mine: This mine, which is in the Indonesian province of Papua, produced 2,025,000 ounces of gold, according to the annual report of Rio Tinto Plc.

2. Muruntau Gold Mine: This mine, which is about 250 miles west of the capital in Uzbekistan, is believed to have produced approximately 1,800,000 ounces of gold in 2010.

3-Goldstrike Gold Mine: This mine, which is northwest of Elko, Nev., produced 1.24 million ounces of gold in 2010. It is owned by Barrick Gold Corp.

4- Super Pit/Kalgoorlie: This mine, an open-cut mine in Western Australia. It is 50-50 owned by Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining.
5-. Yanacocha Gold Mine: This mine, which is in northern Peru and is the largest gold mine in Latin America.

6. Cortez Gold Mine: This mine, which is southwest of Elko, produced 1.14 million ounces of gold last year. It is owned by Barrick Gold.
7. Veladero Gold Mine : This mine, which is in Argentina. It is owned by Barrick Gold.

8. Lagunas Norte Gold Mine : This mine, which is in north-central Peru. It is owned by Barrick Gold.

9. Lihir Gold Mine: This mine, which is in Papua New Guineau, produced 790,974 ounces of gold in the 12 months ended June 30. It is owned by Newcrest Mining Ltd., Australia’s largest gold producer.

10-Carlin-Nevada Complex: This mine, which is in the U.S. state of Nevada, produced 1.735 million ounces in 2010. It is owned by Newmont Mining Corp. It includes both open-pit and underground operations.