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Gold Fields Ltd Gold Mine – Driefontein – South Africa

Producer of

Gold

Location

Witwatersrand, South Africa

Ownership

Gold Fields Ltd (100%)

Geological setting

Quartz-pebble conglomerates (Reefs)

Mineral type

Native gold

Reserve base

94.6Mt grading 7.4g/t gold proven and probable (2006)

Annual production

1.15Moz (2005–06)

Mining method

Manual underground stoping

Recovery method

Crushing, grinding, filtration, CIP leaching, zinc precipitation, smelting and refining

Employment

16,600
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