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FCX Declares Quarterly Cash Dividends on Common and Preferred Stocks


PHOENIX--()--Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today declares the following quarterly cash dividends payable on November 1, 2007 to holders of record as of October 15, 2007:

  • $0.3125 per share of FCXs Common Stock (NYSE: FCX).
  • $1.6875 per share of FCXs 6¾% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE: FCXprM).
  • $13.75 per share of FCXs 5½% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock.

FCX is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. FCX has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the worlds largest producer of molybdenum. The Grasberg mining complex, the worlds largest copper and gold mine in terms of reserves, is the companys key asset. FCX also operates significant mining operations in North and South America and is developing the potential world-class Tenke Fungurume project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Additional information about FCX is available on our website at


Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
Financial Contact:
David P. Joint, 504-582-4203

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