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

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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.
 

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