Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Copper State Officially Honors its Namesake

On July 3 copper joined the ranks of Arizona‚Äôs state symbols as the official state metal. Copper won the honor after a fourth grade civics class proposed the idea to state Senator Steve Smith. Freeport-McMoran donated a copper specimen from Morenci to the Arizona Capitol Museum for display in the State Symbols exhibit. (See the […]