Maps and News: El Chino Mine, open-pit copper mine, Silver City, New Mexico
Explore the geometry in El Chino Mine, New Mexico through detailed
Google satellite imagery. To Pan: click and drag the map. Take advantage of the
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.
El Chino and Geometric Shapes.