Washington, DC 20549

                                    Form 6-K

                            Report of Foreign Issuer
                      Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of: October, 2002                   Commission File Number: 1-9059

                            BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION
                              (Name of Registrant)

                                Royal Bank Plaza
                             South Tower, Suite 2700
                                  P.O. Box 119
                                Toronto, Ontario
                                 Canada M5H 2J3
                    (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

                             Form 20-F     Form 40-F  X
                                      ---            ---

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

                                  Yes     No X
                                     ---    ---

If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in
connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): N/A

                           INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE

     The Registrant's Material Change Report (Exhibit 1 of Form 6-K (Commission
File No. 1-9059) furnished to the Commission October 4, 2002) is incorporated by
reference into the Registrant's registration statements on Form F-9/F-3 (Nos.
333-6756 and 333-6756-1) and Form F-3 (No. 333-14148).


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                            BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION

Date: October 4, 2002                       By:    /s/ Sybil E. Veenman
                                                Name:  Sybil E. Veenman
                                                Title: Associate General Counsel
                                                       and Secretary


  Exhibit      Description of Exhibit                                    Page
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     1         Material Change Report                                      5