You’ll Never Forget A Trip Through This Old Copper Mine In Arizona
By Katie Lawrence|Published September 07, 2019
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
Mining is an essential part of Arizona’s history and evidence of its everlasting legacy can be found all over the state. Asarco Mineral Discovery Center in Sahuarita gives visitors a firsthand look at how the industry operates by offering tours of a working open-pit copper mine. Check it out:
Visit the mine’s website to for more information about tour times at the ASARCO mine and follow along on its Facebook page to learn more.