Top 10 Gold Producing Countries in the World

Top 10 Gold Producing Countries in the World

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Gold is one of the most precious metals after diamond in the world 24k is the most pure form of gold which is used in preparation of jewelry. Gold is a slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, malleable and ductile metal it was first discovered in Middle East before 6000BCE, South Africa was the largest producer of gold till 2006 but then it surpassed by china and now china is the world largest producer of gold in the world.  Gold is produced from mining in the form of rocks then it is refined in the form of pure and bright gold most of the gold is used for making jewelry because as the wedding tradition especially in Asian countries no wedding can be complete without jewelry. Gold is also found under seawater in some Atlantic and Pacific oceans a number of people have claimed to be able to economically recover gold from sea water but the most pure form is obtained from mining.

Here in this article we will you the list of top ten gold producer countries in the world according to 2015 so have a look below:

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

County

Production of Gold (Metric Tons)

1.

 China

 450

2.

 Australia

 270

3.

 Russia

 243

4.

 United States

 211

5.

 Canada

 158

6.

Peru

 150

7.

South Africa

 149

8.

 Uzbekistan

 102

9.

 Mexico

 92

10.

Ghana

 90

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