This section is to help you understand more about mining. The image above is of the Climax Molybdenum Mine which is eleven miles from the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum at Fremont Pass (11,319 feet above sea level) on Highway 91. Climax is the world's largest molybdenum resource and began operations in1916.
The mine was recently refurbished at a cost of $760 million and re-opened in 2012. A $250 million, water-treatment system was completed in 2014.
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