Where Is Copper Found?

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Copper ore is found in most parts of the world in distorted cubic crystal chunks. It is mined through drilling and then taken through processes that are meant to purify it. Some of the largest copper mines are found in Utah, Michigan, New Mexico and Montana.
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Native copper can be found in alluvial deposits, granitic and basaltic rock. The biggest ores of copper are the minerals chalcopyrite and malachite. Copper is mined throughout the
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Copper is found in native form in many places.In animals, including humans, it is found primarily in the bloodstream, as a co-factor in various enzymes and in copper-based pigments.
Copper can be found in alluvial deposits and in the granitic and the basaltic rock. The biggest copper ores are the malachite and chalcopyrite minerals. Copper is a chemical element which is soft and malleable and it is used as a conductor of electricity and heat.
Copper ore is found in many parts of the world, and the main producers include Chile, the United States, Peru and Indonesia. The largest amount of elemental copper ever to be found in one location weighed 420 tonnes and was mined in 1857 in Michigan, United States.
Copper is found in several parts of the world and it usually comes from copper ore. Some small amounts are rarely found in warped cubic crystal chunks. The largest copper mine is located in Utah and other major mines can be found in Michigan, Arizona and New Mexico.
Copper is found all over the world. Most copper is mined. There are copper mines throughout the United States, Canada, Russia, Africa, and South America.
Most of the copper mined in the world in done so in Chile. The rest comes from the United States, Peru and Indonesia. Did you know that copper has been used for well over 10,000 years?
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