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Newmont Gold Company Gold Mine – Carlin Trend – Nevada

Producer of



Northeast Nevada, USA


Newmont Mining Corp. (100%)

Geology type

'Carlin-type' carbonate-hosted stratabound disseminated gold deposits

Mineral type

Oxide ores overlying refractory sulphides

Reserve base

33.3Moz of contained gold (Newmont Nevada total)

Annual production

2.46Moz consolidated output from Newmont’s Nevada operations (2005)

Mining method

Open pit and underground

Processing method

Heap leaching (oxide ores); conventional milling and carbon-in pulp gold recovery (sulphide ores); roasting followed by milling (refractory ores)


2,800 (Nevada total)

Key equipment

Dependent on individual surface and underground operations

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