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GeoSnaps - Image of the Day

Geologic snapshots capturing Arizona’s geologic setting and mining history with a picture of the day from 1 January through 31 December 2013.

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Monday, July 29, 2013
porphyry copper, copper mining, Arizona mining, ore processing

12/2005 | Morenci Mine, Greenlee County, Arizona | Leach pile (foreground) and mine pit (middle ground) at the Morenci mine. This image was captured during a USGS field trip for Senior Geologists of the Geological Survey of the People’s Republic of China. (Photo by Bob Kamilli, USGS)