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Fort Knox Gold Mine

Key Facts:
Size48,600 acres
Corporations Involved Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc., Kinross Gold Corp.
2010Exploration at the mine focused on delineating and extending the existing ore-body.
2012Ongoing exploration work to expand reserves.
2013$8 million exploration program including 16,400 feet of drilling at Fort Knox and extensive exploration at the nearby Gil Prospect.
2014$7.6 million exploration program to expand the resource.


This is an operating mine, see our article for more information.

Tailings Dam at Fort Knox gold mine

Tailings Dam at Fort Knox gold mine

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Date Created: 15th June 2015

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