There are more than 1322 gold mines in operation globally, of which 127 are in Chile, according to GlobalData’s mines and projects database. The following are the five largest gold mines by production in Chile in 2022, according to GlobalData’s mining database, which tracks more than 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure across more than 150 countries and over 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

1. El Penon Mine

The El Penon Mine is a underground mine located in Antofagasta. It is owned by Yamana Gold and produced an estimated 179.33 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2031. Buy the profile here.

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2. Escondida Mine

Located in Antofagasta, the Escondida Mine is owned by BHP. The surface mine produced an estimated 168.7 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2078. Buy the profile here.

3. Centinela Mine Complex

The Centinela Mine Complex is located in Antofagasta. It is owned by Antofagasta Plc and produced an estimated 133.7 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2068. Buy the profile here.

4. Collahuasi Mine

The Collahuasi Mine, owned by Glencore Plc, is a surface mine located in Tarapaca. The mine produced an estimated 86.36 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2108. Buy the profile here.

5. Candelaria Mine

Owned by Lundin Mining, the Candelaria Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Atacama. It produced an estimated 86 thousand ounces of gold in 2022. The mine will operate until 2041. Buy the profile here.

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