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List of countries by copper production - Wikipedia, the free ...

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World copper output in 2012. Production trends in the top five copper-producing nations. This is a list of countries by mined copper production for 2014. Copper concentrates are ...

Copper & Kids - Where Does Copper Come From?

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Copper is found in many parts of the world. It usually comes from copper ore, but small amounts are occasionally found ("native copper") in distorted cubic crystal ...

5 Largest Copper Mines in the World - Investing News Network

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Chile is the top copper-producing country in the world by a long shot, so it's no surprise that most of the world's largest copper mines are also located in Chile.

Copper | Minerals Education Coalition

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Copper is found in many minerals which occur in deposits large enough to mine ... The world's leading producer of copper is Chile, followed by the U.S and Peru  ...

World Copper Producing Countries

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Dec 20, 2012 ... The map depicts info about Copper Producers, Major Copper Storage Countries, Global Copper Deposits, Major Copper Resources, Copper ...

The Mineral Copper - DesertUSA

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Copper found in the free metallic state in nature is called "native copper." It is found throughout the world as a primary mineral in basaltic lavas. The greatest ...

Extracting copper. Where does copper come from? - School Science

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In nature, metals are usually found in compounds (usually combined with oxygen or ... Over 50% of the World's copper comes from chalcopyrite and bornite.

Facts About Copper - Live Science

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Oct 6, 2014 ... The oldest metal object found in the Middle East consists of copper (it ... Copper ranks as third-most-consumed industrial metal in the world, ...

How much copper has been found in the world? - U.S. Geological ...

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Of the 1.52 billion metric tons of copper discovered to date, 56% is found in just four countries on earth. All the copper discovered thus far would fit in a cube 550  ...

Copper - Rock Files - Australian Mines Atlas

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Early coppersmiths in Iran found that heating copper softened it and ... in South Australia which is mining out one of the largest copper-bearing ores in the world.

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Copper - ScienceViews.com

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Copper is mined mostly in open pit mines, such as those found in Utah, New Mexico, and Chile. Chile produces the largest percentage of the world's copper with ...

The 10 biggest copper mines in the world - Mining Technology

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Nov 5, 2013 ... Chile, the world's largest copper producing country, hosts six of the 10 ... The copper deposit was discovered in 1920 and mining operations ...

Where is copper found on Earth? - Ask.com

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Copper, the oldest metal known to human beings, is found in ore deposits throughout the world, with the largest production occurring in Chile and the United ...