Barrick Gold Corporation explores for and develops mineral properties. The company primarily explores for gold, copper, and silver deposits. It holds a 50% interest in the Veladero, a gold mine located in Argentina; 50% interest in the Kalgoorlie gold mine located in Australia; 95% interest in the Porgera gold mine located in Papua New Guinea; 50% interest in the ZaldÃvar, a copper mine located in Chile; and 50% interest in the Jabal Sayid copper mine located in Saudi Arabia. The company also owns gold mines and exploration properties in Africa; and various projects located in the Americas and Africa. Barrick Gold Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.