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Kupros Copper in the history of Cyprus , - Know More

Copper has been critical in the history of Cyprus - the Greek name for the ore - kupros - comes from the word Cyprus A Cyprus Museum display now disappeared estimates that 200,000 tonnes of copper ingots were extracted by ancient workings from the Troodos ore deposits...

Cyprus geological heritage educational tool - Know More

It is known that copper mining in Cyprus has been carried out since ancient tim , cement-copper and pyrites in the period of 1931-1940 The main focus was on the production of gold due to its high price on the world market, while there was a drop in the production of cupriferous pyrite , Since 1996 Hellenic Copper Mines Company has been ....

Hellenic Copper Mines - Know More

For many centuries following the Roman era there was a lull in mining operations in Cyprus However, in 1914, exploration began at Skouriotissa by the Cyprus Mines Corporation, and they worked the site until 1974 when it was taken over by Hellenic Copper Min...

Mining industry of Cyprus - Know More

The Mining industry of Cyprus is synonymous with copper extraction which began around 4,000 BC Copper dominates the mining sector along with mining of iron pyrite, gold, chromites and asbestos fibers, bentonite, cement, and also petroleum...

What is the copper content of cement copper - Know More

I worked at Cyprus Mines Corporation until 1974, where Cement Copper was extracted from copper oxides by acid leaching and iron precipitation The Cu content varied slightly, but the average was ....

The Mines Service - Know More

The enriched copper ores copper concentrates had an average content of about 19 and were exported from Cyprus Because certain copper minerals malachite, azurite, chrysocolla and partly chalcosite and cuprite are dissolved in water leaching , the dissolved copper was cemented with scrap iron producing copper cement with a content of about ....

Cyprus Mines Cyprus Island - Know More

Cyprus has minerals which are made up of metal or non-fossil and quarry materials which are made up of non-metallic or industrial minerals The minerals in Cyprus are related to the Troodos Ophiolite Complex and include sulphide ores deposits of pyrite, copper and other heavy metals together with gold and silver and minerals of chrome and asbestos...