Cananea mine

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Cananea mine
Country Mexico
Products Copper

The Cananea mine is a large copper mine located in the north-west of Mexico in Sonora. Cananea represents one of the largest copper reserves in Mexico and in the world, having estimated reserves of 4.52 billion tonnes of ore with a grade of 0.42% copper.[1] Place of Cananea strike in 1906.


  1. ^ "Copper mines" (PDF). 2011. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 

Coordinates: 30°58′12″N 110°19′41″W / 30.9700°N 110.3280°W / 30.9700; -110.3280