List of active gold mines in Nevada

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List of active gold mines in Nevada is located in Nevada
Emigrant
Emigrant
Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Sterling
Sterling
Borealis
Borealis
Round Mountain
Round Mountain
Denton-Rawhide
Denton-Rawhide
Robinson
Robinson
Lucerne
Lucerne
Reno
Reno
Ruby Hill
Ruby Hill
Bald Mountain
Bald Mountain
Cortez Hills
Cortez Hills
Pipeline
Pipeline
Rochester
Rochester
Fire Creek
Fire Creek
Phoenix
Phoenix
Florida Canyon
Florida Canyon
Marigold
Marigold
Lone Tree
Lone Tree
Hycroft
Hycroft
Goldstrike
Goldstrike
Hollister
Hollister
Pinson
Pinson
Turquoise
Turquoise
Midas
Midas
Twin Creeks
Twin Creeks
Starvation Canyon
Starvation Canyon
Jerritt Canyon
Jerritt Canyon
Long Canyon
Long Canyon
Pan
Pan
Gold mines in Nevada, with Las Vegas and Reno for reference.

Gold mining is a major industry in the U.S. State of Nevada. In 2016 mining overall contributed $8.14 billion to the state's economy, $7 billion from gold and silver mining. Gold production from Nevada is higher than any other U.S. state, 5,467,646 troy ounces (170,060 kg) in 2016, accounting for 77% of gold produced in the United States and 5.5% of the world's production. The Nevada mining industry supported an average 12,474 direct employees in 2016, with about 65,000 additional jobs related to providing goods and services needed by the mining industry.[1][2]

The following is a list of active gold mines in Nevada.

Twin Creeks gold mine, Humboldt County, 2009

List of active gold mines[edit]

Mine Owner County Production [1] (Year) References
Bald Mountain mine Kinross Gold White Pine 129,282 (2016) [2][3][4]
Borealis Mine Gryphon Gold Corporation Mineral 618 (2016) [2]
Carlin Operations [2] Newmont Mining Corporation Elko & Eureka 886,000 (2015) [5][6]
Coeur Rochester mine Coeur Mining Pershing 50,750[5] (2016) [7]
Cortez Gold Mine[7] Barrick Gold Lander & Eureka 1,118,587(2016) [2]
Denton-Rawhide Mine Rawhide Mining, LLC Mineral 17,972 (2016) [2]
Fire Creek mine Klondex Mines Ltd Lander 101,286 (2016) [8]
Florida Canyon mine Rye Patch Gold Corp. Pershing 10,873 (2016) [2]
Hollister mine, former Ivanhoe Klondex Mines Ltd Elko - (2015) [2]
Hycroft mine Allied Nevada Gold Corporation Humboldt 32,265 (2016) [2]
Jerritt Canyon mine [6] Jerritt Canyon Gold LLC Elko 140,990 (2016) [2]
Lone Tree mine Newmont Mining Corporation Humboldt 31,884 (2016) [2][6]
Long Canyon mine Newmont Mining Corporation Humboldt 22,500 (2016) [2][6]
Lucerne mine Comstock Mining Inc Storey 4,086 (2016) [2]
Marigold mine Silver Standard Resources Humboldt 205,116 (2016) [9]
Goldstrike mine [3] Barrick Gold Elko 1,096,000 (2016) [10][2][11]
Midas mine, former Ken Snyder Klondex Mines Ltd Elko 29,824 (2016) [8]
Mineral Ridge mine Scorpio Gold Corp, Waterton Global Esmeralda 39,879 (2016) [2]
Pan mine Midway Gold White Pine 8,714 (2016) [2]
Phoenix project Newmont Mining Corporation Lander 239,000 (2017) [6]
Pinson mine Waterton Global Humboldt 16,898 (2015) [2][12]
Robinson Mine KGHM Polska Miedź White Pine 49,217[4] (2016) [2]
Round Mountain mine Kinross Gold Nye 371,484 (2015) [2][13][14]
Ruby Hill mine Waterton Global Eureka 6,472 (2016) [2]
South Arturo mine Barrick Gold, Premier Gold Elko 89,258 (2016) [15]
Sterling mine[8] Imperial Metals Nye 350 (2016) [2]
Turquoise Ridge Joint Venture[9] Barrick Gold & Newmont Mining Humboldt 354,560 (2016) [10][6][2]
Twin Creeks Mine Newmont Mining Corporation Humboldt 375,000 (2017) [6]

See also[edit]

Gold mining in Nevada

Notes[edit]

  • ^[1] Listed in troy ounces of gold.
  • ^[2] Carlin consists of three open pits and four underground mines: Gold Quarry, Emigrant/Rain, Chukar, Exodus, Pete Bajo & Leeville.[5]
  • ^[3] Includes Betze-Post open-pit mine, and Meikle and Rodeo underground mines.
  • ^[4] Also produced 131,307,031 pounds of copper.[2]
  • ^[5] Also produced 4.63 million oz of silver.[2]
  • ^[6] Includes SSX-Steer, Smith and Starvation Canyon underground mines.[16]
  • ^[7] Includes Pipeline and South Pipeline open pits and Cortez Hills open pit and underground mines.
  • ^[8] Operations terminated May 2015, but residual gold continues to be recovered from the heap.
  • ^[9] Includes Getchell and Turquoise Ridge underground mines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ George, Micheal W. (31 January 2018). "Mineral Commodity Summaries 2018" (pdf). Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey. pp. 70–71.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Perry, Rick; Visher, Mike (1 November 2017). "Major Mines of Nevada 2016" (pdf). Nevada Division of Minerals. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Bald Mountain". Barrick Gold Corporation. Archived from the original on 24 April 2014. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Barrick Announces Sale of Non-Core Assets for $720 Million" (PDF). Barrick Gold Corporation. Toronto, Canada. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Operation Facts". Newmont. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "2017 Annual Report and Form 10-K" (pdf). Greenwood Village, Colorado: Newmont Mining Corporation. 22 February 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Rochester, Nevada". Coeur Mining, Inc. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  8. ^ a b Klondex Mines Ltd (18 January 2017). "Klondex reports record quarterly production of 51,833 GEO; 2017 production guidance increased ~36% from prior year". Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Silver Standard reports fourth quarter and year-end 2016 results" (pdf). Sedar. Silver Standard Resources. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Barrick Fourth Quarter 2016 Mine Statistics" (pdf). Barrick Gold. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Barrick Achieves 2016 Production Guidance" (PDF). Barrick Gold Cororation. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  12. ^ Wallace, Alicia (9 May 2016). "Gold miner Atna Resources auctions assets". The Denver Post. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  13. ^ "2015 Year-End Report and Fourth Quarter Results" (pdf). Barrick. 17 February 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  14. ^ "Kinross Reports 2015 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results". Kinross. Toronto. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  15. ^ "Premier Announces 2016 Highlights and 2017 Production and Cost Guidance". SEDAR. Premier Gold. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  16. ^ "Operations". Jerritt Canyon Gold. Retrieved 11 February 2017.