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Chino copper mine Santa Rita Copper Mine New Mexico USA

The Chino mine was estimated to hold 324 million tonnes Mt of proven and probable ore reserves tonnes grading 045 copper and containing approximately 27 billion pounds of copper as of December 2019 Mining operations at Chino The conventional open-pit mining method involving drill blast load and haul operations are employed at the Chino...

Chino mine

Freeport implements hiring freeze rescinds all job offers...

Freeport announces revised operating plans in response to

Jan 09 2021 0183 32 Freeport is the largest employer in Greenlee County and operates seven open-pit copper mines in North America It owns a 72 percent interest in the Morenci Mine which is its largest mine in North America It also operates its wholly-owned Safford Mine and began its Lone Star copper leach project near the Safford Mine in 2018...

Copper Mining Rules New Mexico Information Chino Mine

In 2014 the Chino Mine produced 250 million pounds of copper Even as the Chino Mine continues to produce copper reclamation is underway at inactive tailing impoundments 2 550 acres of inactive tailings have been contoured capped and seeded for wildlife habitat at Chino through early 2015...

Major Mines Projects Chino Mine

The Chino mine is a porphyry copper deposit with adjacent copper skarn deposits There is leachable oxide and secondary sulfide mineralization and millable primary sulfide mineralization The predominant oxide copper mineral is chrysocolla Chalcocite is the most important secondary copper sulfide mineral and chalcopyrite and molybdenite the...

El Chino Copper Mine Mining Geology

Apr 26 2015 0183 32 El Chino Copper Mine Location Ore Type Porphyry copper deposit with adjacent copper skarn deposits Host rocks The predominant oxide copper mineral is chrysocolla Chalcocite is the most important secondary copper sulfide mineral and...

El Chino Mine United States Tourist Information

The Chino Mine Chino is Spanish for the Chinaman also known as the Santa Rita mine is an open-pit copper mine located in the town of Santa Rita New Mexico 15 miles 24 km east of Silver CityThe mine was started as the Chino Copper Company in 1909 by mining engineer John M Sully and Spencer Penrose and is currently owned and operated by Freeport-McMoRan Copper Gold...

Chino Mine

The Chino Copper Co Acquired Title In 1909 And Began Stripping For An Open Pit Mine In 1910 By 1911 467 Churn Drill Holes 182 000 Cumulative Feet Drilling Had Developed About 55 Million St Of 224 Cu Ore...

A Massive Copper Mine In New Mexico Ate This One Small Town

The Chino Mine is the third oldest still active open-pit copper mine in the entire world It was founded in 1910 but there is evidence of mining in the area from long before that For example in Madrid NM there is evidence of historic mining from the 1850s That area is the oldest coal mining...

The Chino Mine

the turn of the century a new way of copper mining which involved the quarrying from an open mine made ever low-grade copper ore a valuable resource In 1909 the Chino Copper Company was formed and modern mining began in earnest Steam shovels filled rail cars with rock containing 273 copper ore while mine foremen supervised from horseback...

Copper from Chino Mine Santa Rita pit Santa Rita Mine

Copper Chino Mine Santa Rita Santa Rita Mining District Grant Co New Mexico USA Copper Chino Mine Santa Rita Santa Rita Mining District Grant Co New Mexico USA Approximately 10 of the copper ore above 150 feet was native Quality for species Excellent - world class for species or very significant Confirmation Validity...

Chino Mine Vista Point Silver City

good overview of the Chino mine This shows how a good mine operates trucks and shovels and drilling Read more Date of experience January 2020 Helpful Share Melva1954 wrote a review Jan 2020 1 contribution Big Mine...

The Toxic Tales of Susana Martinez How mining giant

The massive Chino Mine an open-pit copper mine east of Silver City in southern New Mexico is so large that it can be seen from space It grew particularly big in the 1950s and 60s as more than 1 200 workers labored each year to remove as much as 140 million pounds of copper it grew so big in fact that it slowly swallowed the town of Santa Rita...

Santa Rita del Cobre A Copper Mining Community in New

Santa Rita del Cobre is a mining town that now resides in space Founded in 1803 for the extraction of copper ores by 1970 the town had been consumed by the Chino open pit copper mine Its former location now lies hundreds of feet above the pit ˛oor Former residents of Santa Rita have found some humor in this situation...

Tour Tyrone Mine

The Tyrone mining district the second largest porphyry copper deposit in New Mexico is located 10 miles southwest of Silver City in the Burro Mountains of southwestern New Mexico Figure 1 McLemore 2008 Native Americans initially mined turquoise from the area around 600 AD McLemore 2008...

The Toxic Tales of Susana Martinez How mining giant

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Largest open pit copper mine in the world at Santa Rita

In 1900 a young mining engineer became interested in the development and was instrumental in the ultimate success of the Chino Copper Company The ore is now shipped to Hurley a short distance to the south where it is put through a five million dollar smelter...

Freeport McMoran plans to bring back about 60 percent of

Oct 26 2020 0183 32 Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold In Chino Mine has announced that beginning in January the company will begin at 50 percent capacity with about 60 percent of the current workforce to be employed Mid-January is the target date but some workers will actually return in mid-November to prepare for stagget dates through early next year...

Major Mines Projects Chino Mine

Mar 05 2020 0183 32 The Chino mine is a porphyry copper deposit with adjacent copper skarn deposits There is leachable oxide and secondary sulfide mineralization and millable primary sulfide mineralization The predominant oxide copper mineral is chrysocolla Chalcocite is the most important secondary copper sulfide mineral and chalcopyrite and molybdenite the...

Chino MRDS 10296543 CU

also has 6536 million mt leach material 024 cu prod capacity is for sulfide ore going to sulfide concentrate reserve in adit is for sulfide material- proven probable 1982-1985 production from std oil ohio corp sohio 1982- 1985 annual reports 1986 production provided by mine staff chino mine phone conversation 7/87 the 1987 production data is from the 1987 phelps dodge annual...

Silver City Mines and Museum Rock Gem Magazine

The view often veiled by dust rising from the endless procession of ore-haulage trucks far below takes in the huge Santa Rita open-pit copper mine Also known as the Chino Mine the Santa Rita Mine 1 500 feet deep and 15 miles across at the rim was created by a century of drilling blasting and hauling more than a trillion tons of...

Chino Mine Santa Rita pit Santa Rita Mine Santa Rita

Chino Mine Santa Rita pit Santa Rita Mine Santa Rita Santa Rita Mining District Grant Co New Mexico USA A porphyry Cu-Mo-Au-Ag-PGE-Pb deposit/mine located in secs 26 27 34 35 T017S R12W NMM Comprised of two open-pit mines North pit...

Fatality 13

Oct 25 2018 0183 32 The mine operates seven days per week with two twelve-hour shifts per day and employs 1 022 miners Chino drills and blasts copper ore in an open pit and transports the ore by haul truck to a primary crusher Crushed ore is transported by belt conveyor to the mill where the ore is then milled concentrated and smelted into copper plat...