Gold is found in two forms. Lode deposits are found deep within hardrock. Placer deposits are buried under soil or debris, usually near water. Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia are major centers of gold output.
This list of countries by gold production for 2014. For many years until 2006,
South Africa was the world's dominant gold producer, but recently, other
Mar 31, 2011 ... Located in South Africa, the Witwatersrand Basin represents the richest ... In 1970
, South Africa's output accounted for 79% of the world's gold ...
Gold is found in nearly every continent of the world. Primary gold is found in rock
formations, secondary gold is found in waterways.
Gold can be found on nearly every continent of the earth. ... The Indian nation
also takes credit for being the world's largest consumer of gold and gold products
Gold mining is a global business with operations on every continent, except
Antarctica, and mines of widely varying types and scale. The vast majority of the ...
Aug 7, 2013 ... Southeast Asia is home to the largest gold mine in the world. ... It is located in the
Ashanti region of southwest Ghana in western Africa; a prolific ...
Sep 23, 2002 ... The radioactive decay of metal specks inside South African gold nuggets may
have helped an international team of scientists determine the ...
Nov 4, 2011 ... Here is a list of the 10 biggest gold mines in the world, based on available 2010
production data. There are differences of opinion about which ...
World Gold Deposits. Gold has been found on every continent except Antarctica.
It is estimated that worldwide, the total amount of gold ever mined is 152,000 ...