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Top 10 Gold Producing Countries in 2015

/ May 25, 2015

3. United States (237,000 kg per year)

The USA’s mines are mostly in Nevada and Montana. Most of its gold is in the vaults under New York, in Fort Knox. The Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve hold around 8,000 tons of gold in these vaults. It is equivalent to around 75 percent of total foreign reserves.

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Round Mountain Gold Mine, Nevada, United States

4. Russia (200,000 kg per year)

Russia is the largest country in the world. If fact it covers around one-sixth of the world’s land mass. Around 5,000 tons of gold are still untouched. Most of this is in the far eastern Siberia and beyond.

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Sukhoi Log Gold Deposit, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia