Industry: 1021—Copper Ores
Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing copper ores. This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of copper concentrates by precipitation and leaching of copper ore. Establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of refined copper by leaching copper concentrates are classified in Manufacturing, Major Group 33.

Chalcocite miningCopper ore mining
Chalcopyrite miningCuprite mining
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
1021Copper Ores76
102100Copper ores39
10210000Copper ores39
102101Copper ore mining and preparation37
10210100Copper ore mining and preparation16
10210101Copper ore milling and preparation5
10210102Open pit copper ore mining11
10210103Underground copper ore mining5