United States

Tyrone Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Copper
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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SnapshotTyrone mine is an open-pit copper mining complex with processing facilities consisting of a SX/EW operation.

Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnership
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. 100 % Indirect
Freeport-McMoRan Tyrone Inc. (operator) 100 % Direct
Freeport-McMoRan owns 100% of Tyrone mine through its wholly-owned subsidiary Freeport-McMoRan Tyrone Inc.

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Deposit type

  • Porphyry

Summary:

The Tyrone mine is a porphyry copper deposit. Mineralization is predominantly secondary sulfide consisting of chalcocite, with leachable oxide mineralization consisting of chrysocolla.

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits202320222021202020192018201720162015
Copper M lbs  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe4855617684
All production numbers are expressed as cathode.

Operational metrics

Metrics202320222021202020192018201720162015
Daily mining capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe68,000 t49,000 t49,000 t49,000 t49,000 t
Annual production capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe100 M lbs of copper cathode100 M lbs of copper cathode100 M lbs of copper cathode100 M lbs of copper cathode100 M lbs of copper cathode

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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EV - Electric

Personnel

Mine Management

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