How thick is the copper on the Statue of Liberty?

Answer The copper that covers the outside of the Statue of Liberty is 3/32 of an inch thick. Over time, and with weathering, the copper has oxidized and developed a light green patina.Source:The Statue of... Read More »

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Is the Statue of Liberty copper?

According to the National Park Service, the skin of the Statue of Liberty is made from copper that is about the thickness of two pennies. The patina is green from natural oxidation.Source:National ... Read More »

Was recycled copper used for the statue of liberty?

The 179,000 pounds of copper used in the Statue of Liberty was not recycled. It was mined on Karmoy Island (a part of Norway) from the Visnes copper mines. During the restoration in the early '80s,... Read More »

How many sheets of copper is the statue of liberty made of?

The Statue of Liberty is covered in a copper skin that is only 3/32 of an inch thick. The copper is not layered; it was hammered to that thinness. There are a total of 62,000 lbs. of copper in the ... Read More »

Why did the U.S. get the Statue of Liberty?

The Statue of Liberty sits on Ellis Island off the coast of New York City, raising her torch for all to see. It is more than a work of art; it is also a symbol of liberty and international friendsh... Read More »