Getchell Mine

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Getchell Mine is an underground gold mine owned by both Barrick Gold, and Newmont Mining, and is located near Winnemucca, Nevada. The mining operation consists of two underground mines, Getchell and Turquoise Ridge. The mining method currently used is Drift and Fill.

The gold deposit is a sediment-hosted disseminated Carlin–type deposit. Carlin–type deposits are characterized by invisible gold distribution in pyrite and arsenopyrite.

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Coordinates: 41°12′58″N 117°15′24″W / 41.216111°N 117.256667°W / 41.216111; -117.256667