Santa Rita in Grant County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Santa Rita Copper Mine
The Santa Rita Mine, of Chino Operations, is owned by Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold Inc. Chino produces copper and molybdenum.
An Industry Leader-Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. is an international mining industry leader based in North America with large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets and significant, proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum.
Location. 32° 48.366′ N, 108° 3.456′ W. Marker is in Santa Rita, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on New Mexico Route 152. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover NM 88041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kneeling Nun (approx. 3.7 miles away); Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890 (approx. 3.7 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 5.7 miles away); Fort Bayard (approx. 5.8 miles away); Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. 5.8 miles away); Bayard (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Bayard (approx. 6.3 miles away); Pinos Altos (approx. 10.3 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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