Mining in Jerome AZ after 1953

Mining never stopped in Jerome after the two great mines—United Verde Extension Gold, Silver and Copper Mining Company (UVX) and Phelps Dodge Corporation (successor to the United Verde Copper Company—shut their operations and the city emptied out.

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Azure-Colored Water Caused by Mining Wastes, Jerome AZ

Jerome’s mining wealth came at a big cost to the surrounding environment. Mining has always been a dirty business. The biggest environmental hazard that directly affected citizens in the Jerome community was the flow of azure-colored water.

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Future of Mining Massive Sulfide Ores: Jerome, AZ

The potential for mining to return to Jerome flew on the e-Mail hotlines because of newly announced information from Cornerstone Metals, a company located in Vancouver BC, to explore for a new cache of high-grade copper ore on property within a few miles of Jerome, Arizona. What is the potential for finding it and will it mean mining’s return to Jerome, Arizona?

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