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Morenci Mine
Morenci is an open-pit copper mining complex. in the Southeast Arizona, about 50 miles northeast of Safford. Morenci is one of North America's largest producer of copper and one of the largest open-pit mines in the world.

Copper mining in the United States
Copper mining in the United States has been a major industry since the rise of the northern Michigan copper district in the 1840s. In 2014 the United States produced 1.37 million metric tonnes of copper, worth $9.7 billion, making it the world's fourth largest copper producer, after Chile, China, and Peru.

Source: Wikipedia, Copper mining in the United States. Retrieved 2015-09-29.
 

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