Nevada Is the Jackpot of Barrick's Push for Newmont

Gold was discovered in Nevada in the late 19th century, but it was Newmont Mining that kicked off the state’s gold mining boom in the 1960s with a find on the so-called Carlin Trend. Photo: rick wilking/Reuters 10 Comments By Alistair MacDonald and Alistair MacDonald The Wall Street Journal Biography Jacquie McNish Jacquie McNish The Wall Street Journal Biography March 4, 2019 9:25 a.m. ET

The future of the world’s biggest gold-mining deal hinges on a chunk of terrain that is among the most valuable in America: the gold fields of Nevada.

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