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Copper Mountain copper mine

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30 November 2016

Copper Mountain copper mine

Report summary

Copper Mountain is an alkalic porphyry copper deposit with associated gold and silver credits. The deposit was operated as an underground mine between 1925 and 1957. Open pit mining commenced in 1972 and the mine closed in 1996. Copper Mountain Mining Corp. and Mitsubishi Materials Corp re-commissioned the mine in 2011. The mill has a processing capacity of 40 ktpd. It produces copper concentrate with gold and silver credits. The concentrate is trucked to Vancouver port and shipped to Japan. 

Table of contents

  • Key facts
    • Summary
    • Copper Mountain is an alkalic porphyry copper deposit with associated gold and silver credits. The deposit was operated as an underground mine between 1925 and 1957. Open pit mining commenced in 1972 and the mine closed in 1996. Copper Mountain Mining Corp. and Mitsubishi Materials Corp re-commissioned the mine in 2011. The mill has a processing capacity of 40 ktpd and it consists of a primary and secondary crusher, grinding and flotation circuits. It produces copper concentrate with gold and silver credits. The concentrate is trucked to Vancouver port and shipped to Japan.
    • Key issues
    • Construction of a permanent secondary crushing facility was completed in August 2014. Since its completion, they reached an average mill throughput of 35.1 ktpd in 2015 and 39.1 ktpd in 2016.
    • Detailed map
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
    • CAPEX
    • Mining
    • Process
  • Sales contracts
  • Timeline

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