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Climax Molybdenum Mine

Added by yongli on 04/09/2020 - 11:26, last changed on 05/27/2020 - 15:33

Climax Mine Today

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Located in Lake County beside Fremont Pass, the Climax Molybdenum Mine started production in 1918 and grew to become the world’s largest underground mine. Deemed a national priority during World War II because of molybdenum’s importance in hardening steel, Climax continued to grow for a generation...

Henderson Molybdenum Mine

Added by yongli on 04/10/2020 - 10:25, last changed on 04/13/2020 - 12:13
Located about nine miles west of Empire , the Henderson Molybdenum Mine was developed by American Metal Climax (AMAX) and opened in 1976 to work one of the world’s largest known molybdenum deposits. A conveyor belt for transporting ore connects the mine to a separate mill on the western side of the...
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