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° 48.408′ 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kneeling Nun (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Santa Rita Copper Mines (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort Bayard (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort Bayard - 1866-1900 (approx. 4.9 miles Bayard (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Bayard (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Mattocks Ruin (approx. 6.8 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is in mine observation point.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 5. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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