south africa gold mine is the deepest
south africa deepest gold mine. The TauTona Mine or Western Deep No.3 Shaft is a gold mine in South Africa. At approximately 3.9 kilometers 2.4 mi deep it is home to the worlds deepest mining operations rivalled only by the Mponeng Gold Mine. The mine is one of the three Western Deep Levels mines of the West Wits gold field west of Johannesburg.