Golden Star Resources

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Golden Star Resources
Public company
Traded asTSXGSC
IndustryGold Mining
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
DivisionsWest Africa

Golden Star Resources Ltd is a mid-tier Canadian gold mining company, with two producing gold mines in Ghana, West Africa. It is a non-refractory producer.


Golden Star is a gold mining company. The Company began production in Ghana in 1999. Golden Star holds a 90% interest in both the Prestea (formerly known as Bogoso/Prestea) and Wassa mines, situated on the Ashanti Gold Belt in western Ghana.[1]


West Africa

The company operates two mines in Ghana; Wassa and Prestea.[2]


The Wassa Gold Mine is located in the southwestern region of Ghana, approximately 35 km northeast of the town of Tarkwa. It lies in the Birimian Province of the West African Precambrian shield, within the southern portion of the Ashanti Greenstone Belt. Ore is sourced from the single large Wassa Main Pit (open pit mine) and Wassa Underground (underground mine).


The Prestea Gold Mine is located in western Ghana, approximately 40 km from Wassa. The mine lies within the southern portion of the Ashanti Greenstone Belt, along the western margin of the belt.

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  1. ^ "Golden Star Resources". Crunch Base. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Golden Star Resources, Ltd (GSS) Company Profile & Facts - Yahoo Finance". Retrieved 19 February 2020.