Where are there large copper deposits?



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    There are large porphyry copper deposits in the southwestern United States, Canada and Peru to name a few locations.

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    The greatest production of copper in the world (more than a third of the total) comes from Chile, and has for decades. Multiple deposits there are mined; the largest open-pit mines in the world are Chilean copper mines including Chuquicamata. The US is a net importer of copper; in recent years 25% to 40% of US copper consumption has been imported.

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