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June 3, 2022updated 15 Jun 2022 9:05am

Five largest copper mines in Mexico in 2021

By Carmen

Here are the five largest copper mines by production in Mexico, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Buenavista del Cobre Mine

The Buenavista del Cobre Mine is a surface mine located in Sonora. It is owned by Grupo Mexico Sde CV and produced an estimated 327.3 Thousand Tonnes of copper in 2021.

2. La Caridad Mine

Located in Sonora, the La Caridad Mine is owned by Grupo Mexico Sde CV. The surface mine produced an estimated 106.5 Thousand Tonnes of copper in 2021.

3. Piedras Verdes Mine

The Piedras Verdes Mine is located in Sonora. It is owned by Invecture Group, de and produced an estimated 27.2 Thousand Tonnes of copper in 2021. The mine will operate until 2031.

4. Cozamin Mine

The Cozamin Mine, owned by Capstone Copper, is an underground mine located in Zacatecas. The mine produced an estimated 24.4 Thousand Tonnes of copper in 2021. The mine will operate until 2031.

5. Tayahua Mine

Owned by Minera Frisco Sde CV, the Tayahua Mine is a surface and underground mine located in Zacatecas. It produced an estimated 23.1 Thousand Tonnes of copper in 2021.

Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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