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Henderson Molybdenum Mine

Updated 2020-04-13
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  • Henderson Mine

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    Located about ten miles west of Empire, the Henderson Molybdenum Mine started production in 1976 after a decade-long development process.
    Henderson Mine
  • Molybdenite from Henderson Orebody

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    Molybdenite (dark gray) is taken from deep underground at the Henderson mine and transported on a fifteen-mile conveyor belt to the Henderson mill, where it is separated from the surrounding rock to yield a 90 percent pure molybdenum concentrate.
    Molybdenite from Henderson Orebody