Copper Mining and Processing

Copper Mining and Processing

This module describes basic information about copper, copper mining in Arizona and on tribal lands, the life cycle of a mine, and the specifics of copper processing. It includes a hands-on activity to illustrate how electrolysis is used in the processing of copper ores.

The information can be read online using the links on the left.

Click the icons on the right to download the Copper Mining and Processing Instructional Guide (PDF) and PowerPoint Presentation, and the Copper Electrolysis Hands-on Activity Instructional Guide (PDF) and PowerPoint Presentation.