5 The Largest Gold Mine in The World

5 The Largest Gold Mine in The World

Grasberg

Grasberg, Papua

The Grasberg mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. Located in Papua province in Indonesia near Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Papua, and has 19,500 employees. Mining operations operated by Freeport reached 1.444 million ounces.

Cortez

Cortez, Nevada

Cortez is one of the oldest mines in the world. Operated since 1862 Cortez gold mine consists of three operations, namely Pipeline, South Pipeline and Cortez Hills. Pipeline and South Pipeline are open mines, while Cortez Hills is still under construction for underground mining. Cortez is located in the Nevada United States, operated […]

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia is on the west side of the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, characterized by high volcanic activity. ¬†At one point, Magma from the Pacific Ring of Fire is thought to contain a variety of precious metals, especially gold and copper. As part of the Pacific Ring of Volcano, Indonesia also potentially has natural resources in the form of minerals. Eastern Region of Indonesia covering 68% of the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. Covering an area of nearly 1.3 million square kilometers that estimated to hold 81.2% of Indonesia’s mineral.

Minerals on Indonesia map:

Petroleum
There are many petroleum […]