New Mexico Mining Towns

New Mexico Mining History

Although New Mexico has had the lowest historical gold production among the western states, it has still had a long and varied mining history. The state has had significant mining of many resources - silver, copper, gold, coal, and is the largest uranium producer in the United States. Copper mining is still a major industry in New Mexico.

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A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain

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