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 State Road 152. Touch 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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