Cortez Gold Mine, the Pipeline and South Pipeline
Cortez Gold Mine is a large gold mining and processing facility in Lander and Eureka County, Nevada, United States, located approximately
120 kilometers southwest of Elko. It is owned and operated by Barrick Gold and comprises the Pipeline and South Pipeline deposits and the Cortez Hills deposit. Source:
Wikipedia, Cortez Gold Mine, retrieved
May 20, 2014
Open-pit mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow.
Cortez Mine Map