total amount of copper mined

Copper amp; the Environment Copper  The World's Most

Copper amp; the Environment Copper The World's Most

Known worldwide copper resources are estimated at nearly 5.8 trillion pounds of which only about 0.7 trillion pounds (12%) have been mined throughout history and nearly all of that is still in circulation, because copper's recycling rate is higher than that of any other engineering metal.

Copper  Statistics amp; Facts  Statista

Copper Statistics amp; Facts Statista

Nov 13, 20190183;32;Copper is a base metal like nickel, zinc, aluminum, lead, etc., and is indispensable for many industries. Total global copper production from mines amounted to an estimated 19.7 million metric tons in 2017. Major producing countries include Chile, Peru, and China.

Uses of Copper  Supply, Demand, Production, Resources

Uses of Copper Supply, Demand, Production, Resources

Copper is an essential component in the motors, wiring, radiators, connectors, brakes, and bearings used in cars and trucks. The average car contains 1.5 kilometers (0.9 mile) of copper wire, and the total amount of copper ranges from 20 kilograms (44 pounds) in small cars to 45 kilograms (99 pounds) in luxury and hybrid vehicles.

Copper mining in the United States

Copper mining in the United States

In 2017 the United States produced 1.27 million metric tonnes of copper, worth $8 billion, making it the world's fourth largest copper producer, after Chile, China, and Peru. Copper was produced from 23 mines in the US. Top copper producing states in 2014 were (in descending order) Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, and Montana.

Peak copper

Peak copper

Combined identified and estimated undiscovered copper resources were 5.6 billion metric tons, 306 times the 2013 global production of newly mined copper of 18.3 million metric tons

Copper mine production worldwide total 2019  Statista

Copper mine production worldwide total 2019 Statista

Feb 10, 20200183;32;This statistic depicts the total copper mine production worldwide from 2006 to 2019. In 2006, there was some 15.1 million metric tons of copper produced in

List of copper mines in the United States

List of copper mines in the United States

The following lists of copper mines in the United States Leading copperproducing mines. Leading copperproducing mines in the U.S. in 2018, in order of output The mines on this Polymet Mining CoppernickelPGM deposit in disseminated and massive sulfides in layered mafic intrusion All state and federal permits issued for an open pit mine

The worlds top 10 highestgrade copper mines  MINING.COM

The worlds top 10 highestgrade copper mines MINING.COM

160; The mine 160;produces over 1.1 million tonnes of copper ore and in excess of 185,000 tonnes of copper concentrate per annum. The concentrate contains approximately 29% copper and is exported to

The 10 biggest copper mines in the world

The 10 biggest copper mines in the world

Nov 04, 20130183;32;Cananea, also known as Buenavista copper mine, located in Sonora, Mexico, is the worlds second biggest copper mine by reserve. The openpit mine was estimated to contain 26.874Mt of copper reserve as of December 2012. A total 200,000t of copper was mined from the pit in 2012.

The World's 20 Largest Copper Mines

The World's 20 Largest Copper Mines

Nov 25, 20190183;32;The world's 20 largest copper mines produce nearly 9 million metric tons of the metal a year, about 40 percent of the globe's total.