Maps and News: El Chino Mine, open-pit copper mine, Silver City, New Mexico

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Explore the geometry of El Chino Mine, New Mexico through detailed Google satellite imagery. To Pan: click and drag the map. Take advantage of the zoom bars.

El Chino Mine
The El Chino (the "Chinaman") Mine is an open-pit copper mine located in the town of Santa Rita, 15 miles (24 km) east of Silver City. The huge open-pit mine was once the largest in the world and is perhaps the oldest mining site still being used in the American southwest. Read more.




  El Chino Mine, open pit copper mine


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