Antamina Copper Mine
The Antamina Mine is located in the Antamina canyon in the district of San Marcos, province of Huari,
in the Ancash region. It lies between
4,200 and 4,700 meters above sea level
at latitude 9º32,S – longitude 77º03,W.
Open-pit mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow.