The Raspadskaya mine in the Kemerovo region of the Russian Federation is the largest coal mine in Russia and ninth largest in the world. Raspadskayas recoverable coal reserve is estimated at 782Mt. The Raspadskaya mining operation consists of two underground mines, namely Raspadskaya and MUK96, and one open pit mine called Razrez Raspadsky.
Bingham Canyon Mine, located near Salt Lake City, is the world's deepest manmade open pit excavation. The mine is 2.75 miles (4,5km) across and 0.75 mile (1,2km) deep. Since mining operations started in 1906, Bingham Canyon Mine has been the granddaddy of all copper mines.
worlds largest iron ore open pit mine True giants of mining World's top 10 iron ore mines . Vales Carajas Mine Complex is the second biggest iron ore production center, which consists of three open pit mines, namely Carajas N4E, N4W and N5, and operated as the Serra Norte Mining Center.
Largest OpenPit Gold Mine. In terms of gold mines, the Grasberg Mine has been called the Holy Grail of the mining world. The manmade hole ranks as the largest producing gold mine in the world and the second largest producing copper mine. Its also one of the deepest mines, measuring more than 1,800 feet deep.