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

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This is a list of countries by mined copper production for 2014. Copper concentrates are commonly exported to other countries to be smelted. A nation's smelter ...

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 ...

Copper | Minerals Education Coalition

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Copper is found in many minerals which occur in deposits large enough to mine. ... The amount of copper believed to be accessible for mining on the Earth's ...

Where is copper found on Earth? | Reference.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 ...

The 10 biggest copper mines in the world - Mining Technology

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Nov 5, 2013 ... The open-pit mine was estimated to contain 26.874Mt of copper reserve as of December 2012. A total 200,000t of copper was mined from the ...

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 ... The record amount of material mined was more than countered by a 25 ...

Copper deposits - and why they are getting hard to find.

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Given the overall volume of Earth's crust, that is a lot. ... Most copper is mined or extracted as copper sulfide from large open pit mines in porphyry copper ...

Chemistry for Kids: Elements - Copper - Ducksters

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This is what makes the Statue of Liberty green. Where is copper found on Earth? Copper is found in the Earth's crust. Because copper is slow to react, it is often ...

How Copper Desposits are Formed - Minerals Downunder ...

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Because copper reacts readily with other substances, it can be formed in a variety of ways in the Earth's crust. It is often found in deposits with other metals such ...

Where are copper ores found on the Earth? - Quora

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Jan 23, 2016 ... This is copper ore. A picture is worth a lot of words in this answer. (1) (1) Those Seafaring Copper-Mining Ancient Giants! | Paranormal Australia ...

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Copper - ScienceViews.com

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Although native copper is somewhat rare, large amounts are found by the Great ... The amount of copper believed to be accessible for mining on the Earth's land  ...

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 ...

Facts About Copper - Live Science

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Oct 6, 2014 ... Properties, sources and uses of the element copper. ... About two-thirds of the copper on Earth is found in igneous (volcanic) rocks. About a ...