Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. hosts visitors at Jerritt Canyon Mine, Nevada, USA - September 2010
On September 17 2010, Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: YNG) hosted a site visit at its 100% owned Jerritt Canyon Gold mine. The Jerritt Canyon mine has a 30-year history with a total of 7.7 million oz of gold produced since 1981 from a total of 20 mines from both open pit and underground.
All of these historic mines are located at the northern part of the district, in which 13 open pits averaged 0.176 opt Au and seven underground mines averaged 0.209 opt Au.
YNG purchased Jerritt Canyon from Queenstake Resources Ltd. on June 20, 2007 and currently there are: