SIC Code 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.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of refined copper by leaching copper concentrates are classified in Manufacturing,Major Group 33

Illustrative Examples

  • Chalcocite mining
  • Chalcopyrite mining
  • Copper ore mining
  • Cuprite mining

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 102198Copper Ores

7-digit SIC

  • 1021001Copper Ores
  • 1021002Copper Ore Mining & Preparation
  • 1021003Open Pit Copper Ore Mining
  • 1021004Underground Copper Ore Mining

8-digit SIC

  • 10210000Copper Ores
  • 10210100Copper Ore Mining And Preparation
  • 10210102Open Pit Copper Ore Mining
  • 10210103Underground Copper Ore Mining