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Description for 1021: Copper Ores

Division B: Mining | Major Group 10: Metal Mining

Industry Group 102: Copper Ores


1021 Copper Ores
Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing copper ores. This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of copper concentrates by precipitation and leaching of copper ore. Establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of refined copper by leaching copper concentrates are classified in Manufacturing, Major Group 33.
  • Chalcocite mining
  • Chalcopyrite mining
  • Copper ore mining
  • Cuprite mining


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