Mineral Monday: how gold is made

Learn how gold goes from in the ground to the finished product.

On this week's episode of Mineral Monday, Garrett tours Newmont's Twin Creeks mine.


12/3/2018 | By: Jennifer Sande |

This week, Garrett is back at the Newmont Twin Creeks mine to learn how gold goes from in the ground to the finished product! Follow along on his tour of the facility on this week's field trip episode of Mineral Monday.

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More about the Keck Museum and Mineral Monday

Located in the Mackay School of Mines building at the University of Nevada, Reno, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Keck Museum houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens, and photographs, in addition to mining related relics. The museum is also home to some of the spectacular Mackay Silver Collection, created by Tiffany & Co., for John Mackay and completed in 1878.

For directions and museum details, visit unr.edu/keck

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