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9/10/2016 by mdc
Gold mines around the world come in all shapes and sizes, but where are the biggest? The Investing News Network took a look at the 10 largest gold mines in the world, based on 2015 production figures from the Thomson Reuters GFMS Gold Mine Economics service.

Gold Mine Economics includes comprehensive data on 350 gold projects around the world, and Janette Tourney, senior analyst, mine economics at Thomson Reuters GFMS, took a moment to go over some of the latest data on the world largest gold mines.

The mines on the list are scattered all over the world, from Indonesia, to the U.S. to the Dominican Republic. However, many of the world biggest gold mines are owned at least in part by Barrick Gold, the largest gold-producing company in the world last year.

1. Grasberg
Production ... 1.23 million ounces
Papua, Indonesia

2. Goldstrike
Production ... 1.05 million ounces
Nevada, U.S.

3. Cortez
Production ... 999,000 ounces
Nevada, U.S.

4. Pueblo Viejo
Production ... 953,000 ounces
Dominican Republic

5. Yanacocha
Production ... 918,000 ounces

6. Carlin
Productionn ... 886,000 ounces

7. Lihir
Production ... 805,000 ounces
Papua-New Guinea

8. Boddington
Production ... 794,000 ounces

9. Olimpiada
Production ... 760,100 ounces

10. Kalgoorlie Super Pit
Production ... 640,000 ounces

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