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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 32° 48.408′ N, 108° 4.395′ W. Marker is in Santa Rita, New Mexico, in Grant County. Marker is on State Road 152, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover NM 88041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Companies & People (here, next to this marker); Open Pit Mining (here, next to this marker); Modern Mining & Processing (here, next to this marker); The Early Mining Years (here, next Reclaiming the Land (here, next to this marker); The Discovery (here, next to this marker); Kneeling Nun (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890 (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Rita.
More about this marker. Marker is in mine observation point.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Santa Rita Copper Mine
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 136 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 6. submitted on October 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 7. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.