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
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 2013 mining overall contributed $9.04 billion to the state's economy, $8.1 billion from gold and silver mining. Gold production from Nevada is higher than any other U.S. state, 5,339,659 troy ounces (166,080 kg) in 2015, accounting for 78% of gold produced in the United States and 5.4% of the world's production. The Nevada mining industry supported an average 14,196 direct employees in 2015, 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.

List of active gold mines[edit]

Mine Owner County Production [1] (Year) References
Bald Mountain mine Kinross Gold White Pine 191,088 (2015) [2][3][4]
Borealis Mine Gryphon Gold Corporation Mineral 7,998 (2015) [2]
Carlin Operations [2] Newmont Mining Corporation Elko & Eureka 886,000 (2015) [5]
Coeur Rochester mine Coeur Mining Pershing 52,588[5] (2015) [6]
Cortez Gold Mine[7] Barrick Gold Lander & Eureka 1,059,000(2016) [7]
Denton-Rawhide Mine Rawhide Mining, LLC Mineral 23,334 (2015) [2]
Fire Creek mine Klondex Mines Ltd Lander 101,286 (2016) [8]
Florida Canyon mine Rye Patch Gold Corp. Pershing 21,716 (2015) [2]
Hollister mine, former Ivanhoe Klondex Mines Ltd Elko - (2015) [2]
Hycroft mine Allied Nevada Gold Corporation Humboldt 107,998 (2015) [2]
Jerritt Canyon mine [6] Jerritt Canyon Gold LLC Elko 167,683 (2015) [2]
Lone Tree mine Newmont Mining Corporation Humboldt 21,349 (2015) [2]
Lucerne mine Comstock Mining Inc Storey 15,451 (2015) [2]
Marigold mine Silver Standard Resources Humboldt 205,116 (2016) [9]
Goldstrike mine [3] Barrick Gold Elko 1,096,000 (2016) [7][2][10]
Midas mine, former Ken Snyder Klondex Mines Ltd Elko 29,824 (2016) [8]
Mineral Ridge mine Scorpio Gold Corp, Waterton Global Esmeralda 39,690 (2015) [2]
Pan mine Midway Gold White Pine 21,316 (2015) [2]
Phoenix project Newmont Mining Corporation Lander 183,371 (2015) [2]
Pinson mine Waterton Global Humboldt 16,898 (2015) [2][11]
Robinson Mine KGHM Polska Miedź White Pine 60,360[4] (2015) [2]
Round Mountain mine Kinross Gold Nye 385,159 (2015) [2][12][13]
Ruby Hill mine Waterton Global Eureka 10,673 (2015) [2]
South Arturo mine Barrick Gold, Premier Gold Elko 89,258 (2016) [14]
Sterling mine[8] Imperial Metals Nye 1,700 (2015) [2]
Turquoise Ridge Joint Venture[9] Barrick Gold & Newmont Mining Humboldt 355,000 (2016) [7]
Twin Creeks Mine Newmont Mining Corporation Humboldt 470,759 (2015) [2]

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.[15]
  • ^[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.

See also[edit]

Gold mining in Nevada

References[edit]

  1. ^ George, Micheal W. (19 January 2017). "Mineral Commodity Summaries 2017" (pdf). Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey. p. 73. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Perry, Rick; Visher, Mike (1 November 2016). "Major Mines of Nevada 2015" (pdf). Nevada Division of Minerals. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bald Mountain". Barrick Gold Corporation. 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. ^ "Rochester, Nevada". Coeur Mining, Inc. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c "Barrick Fourth Quarter 2016 Mine Statistics" (pdf). Barrick Gold. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
  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. ^ "Barrick Achieves 2016 Production Guidance" (PDF). Barrick Gold Cororation. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  11. ^ Wallace, Alicia (9 May 2016). "Gold miner Atna Resources auctions assets". The Denver Post. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  12. ^ "2015 Year-End Report and Fourth Quarter Results" (pdf). Barrick. 17 February 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 
  13. ^ "Kinross Reports 2015 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results". Kinross. Toronto. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 
  14. ^ "Premier Announces 2016 Highlights and 2017 Production and Cost Guidance". SEDAR. Premier Gold. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  15. ^ "Operations". Jerritt Canyon Gold. Retrieved 11 February 2017.