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ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center

Located in: Southside District


1421 W. Pima Mine Rd. (I-19, exit 80)
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
United States

Phone: (520) 625-8233


Fax: 520-625-4756

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Located off I-19 in Sahuarita, AZ. A modern open-pit copper mine open for tours and featuring mill facility, exhibit center, historic equipment, picnic area, and extensive gift shop. Group discounts. For information, phone 520-625-7513 or visit our website.

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  • #2 of 8 things to do in Sahuarita
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Nice behind the scenes look at copper mining

The tour was a little hurried but provided a really nice behind the scenes view of the copper mining process. The look at the milling process was as fascinating as the view into the huge pit mine...

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Very interesting tour

Our docent was excellent. We got to view the crushing and the process of separating the copper . It was very interesting. There was a lot about reclamation. glad they are doing it but maybe a...

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Interesting place

We went for a group tour. The tour was good, the guide was informative and the gift shop fully stocked. We had a good time.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed

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