Sunday, May 09, 2010

Copper mine diorama unveiled at Mining & Mineral Museum

The new diorama of a modern copper mine and plant had it's grand opening at the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum in Phoenix yesterday. The
29’ by 20’ HO-scale (1:87) model of modern copper mine & plant equipment was funded by a private family foundation related to the Mining Foundation of the Southwest

The exhibit includes video displays of processes of getting copper from ore to wiring.

1 comment:

  1. This new diorama is an absolutely wonderful educational display. However, will it remain when the building is converted to the Centennial Museum? See "Whats happening to the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum" on