chilean copper processes

  • Escondida Copper, Gold and Silver Mine, Atacama Desert ...

    Copper production is expected to be over 1.3 million tons by 2015. Escondida geology and ore reserves. Escondida is related geologically to three porphyry bodies intruded along the major Chilean west fissure fault system. Primary hydrothermal sulphide ore grades at between 0.2% and 1% copper.

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  • Government and industry collaborate to make mining green ...

    Both the Government and mining industry of the South American country of Chile are determined to make the country a world leader and a global "reference point" or example regarding sustainable ...

  • chuquicamata chile copper mine process - BINQ Mining

    May 11, 2013 · Chuquicamata is the world's largest open-pit copper mine, along with its . town, and is located outside of Calama in the Antofagasta region of Chile. . copper and mining extraction process, and a pile of copper ore for visitors to pick through .