Copper ore is a mineral block found underground. Deepslate copper ore is the deepslate variant of copper ore. Copper ore can be generated anywhere on the Overworld in the form of veins. In Java Edition, copper ore tries to generate 6 times per chunk in groups from 0 to 16, in layers 0 to 96, being most common in layers 47 and 48 and less common at the ends. Copper ore can replace stone.Production. Copper. Part of a group of five Symons short-head cone crushers for reducing the coarse copper ore to a smaller size at the Magna mill of the Utah Copper Company where vast quantities of copper ore are treated. Magna Magna. Salt Lake County United States Utah, None.