Resolution Copper Mine, Arizona
March 2005 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Resolution copper mine is near Superior, Arizona (population 3,500), along the west side of the Pinal Mountains in central Arizona, 64 miles east of downtown Phoenix. The region receives about 16 inches of rain per year, enough to support chaparral vegetation.
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