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Morenci copper minesite

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08 June 2018

Morenci copper minesite

Report summary

Freeport-McMoran's Morenci operations in Arizona USA consists of open pit mining, two conventional mill and flotat processing plants, several SxEw plants and a Concentrate Leach Plant (CLP) to produce copper concentrates and copper cathode. Morenci has one of the world's largest SxEw operations through both Mine for Leach (MFL) and Run of Mine (ROM) leaching processes. With the recent mill expansion, Morenci has an annual production capability of over 1 billion pounds of copper.

Table of contents

  • Key facts
    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
    • Mining
    • Process
      • Mine for Leach (MFL)
      • Run Of Mine (ROM) Leach
      • Solvent Extraction
      • Electro-winning
      • Mill
      • Mill expansion project
      • Concentrate Leach
  • Timeline

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