World's Largest Goldmines

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Location: Klerksdorp, South Africa   Gold Production In 2011: 831,000

Vaal River Location: Klerksdorp, South Africa Gold Production In Size: hectares Active Miners: AngloGold Ashanti Mining Operations: Underground

Location: Papua, Indonesia   Gold Production In 2011: 1,444,000

Grasberg Location: Papua, Indonesia Gold Production In Size: acres Active Miners: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Mining Operations: Open pit, underground

Location: Carletonville, South Africa   Gold Production In 2011: 792,000

West Wits Location: Carletonville, South Africa Gold Production In Size: hectares Active Miners: AngloGold Ashanti Mining Operations: Underground

Location: Elko, Nev.   Gold Production In 2011: 1,421,000

Gold Production In Size: square miles Active Miners: Barrick Gold Mining Operations: Open pit

Location: Eureka and Elko Counties, Nev.   Gold Production In 2011: 1,088,000

Goldstrike Location: Eureka and Elko Counties, Nev. Gold Production In Active Miners: Barrick Gold Mining Operations: Open pit and underground

Location : Boddington, Australia  Gold Production in 2011 : 741,000 oz

Boddington Location: Boddington, Australia Gold Production In oz Active Miners: Newmont Mining Mining Operations: Open pit

Location: Cajamarca, Peru   Gold Production In 2011: 1,293,000

Yanacocha Location: Cajamarca, Peru Gold Production In Size: 96 square miles Active Miners: Newmont Mining; World Bank Mining Operations: Open pit

Location: San Juan, Argentina   Gold Production In 2011: 957,000

Veladero Location: San Juan, Argentina Gold Production In Active Miners: Barrick Gold Mining Operations: Open pit

Location: Santiago de Chuco, Peru   Gold Production In 2011: 770,000 oz

Lagunas Norte Location: Santiago de Chuco, Peru Gold Production In oz Active Miners: Barrick Gold Mining Operations: Open pit

Location: Kalgoorlie, Australia   Gold Production In 2011: 750,000 oz

Kalgoorlie Super Pit Location: Kalgoorlie, Australia Gold Production In oz Active Miners: Barrick Gold Mining Operations: Open pit

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