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Abandoned Copper Mines In Marquette Mi

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History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette

While it is one of the oldest mines in Marquette County it enjoys the distinction of having last year achieved the largest product ever reported by any one mine in America and by which she still further widened the difference in her favor in the amount of aggregate product during the thirty years' history of iron mining on Lake Superior

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The Abandoned Holy Family Orphanage Marquette MI

The fact is that after being abandoned between 1982 Holy Family Orphanage was bought by a businessman named Roger Rinne and was to be converted into an assisted living facility but necessary repairs were never made and he refused to sell the building for what it's worth he appraised it at $1 6 million while the City of Marquette estimated

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Remembering the Mather B Mine along with the other

Remembering the Mather B Mine along with the other Mines of the Iron Range 1 6K See more of Remembering the Mather B Mine along with the other Mines of the Iron Range on Facebook This is an upgrade of some old film taken on the Marquette Iron Range and the Marquette MI area in the late 1950's I purchased on DVD about 20 years ago

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Rock Collecting in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Our knowledgeable guides will take you back to the time when Copper was King The grounds are open to the public free of charge so stop by and visit this historic mine site and browse in the gift shop Quincy Mine Hoist Association 49750 US Highway 41 Hancock MI 49930 Phone 906-482-3101

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In Mining Some Michigan Towns See Hope

25-5-2012Marquette County in addition to the Rio Tinto mine is buoyed by Northern Michigan University and two surviving iron ore mines among other things so it does not share the unemployment problems of Gogebic County But other erstwhile mining counties are in even worse shape

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ArchiveGrid Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine

Inventory 1998 of the underground metallic mines in Baraga Dickinson Gogebic Houghton Iron Keweenaw Marquette and Ontonagon Counties Under the direction of the Mineral Technology Research Group of the Michigan Technological University Mining Engineering Department researchers and students worked on a project to produce an inventory

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USA Mines For Sale

Gold Mine For Sale Located in Colorado USA Hard Rock Mine with projected Total Probable and Possible Gold and Silver deposits worth almost $1 2 bil Blackhawk Mine Patented Mine with Proven Gold Reserves of 673 871 ounces also containing silver and copper The mine includes 3 contiguous lode claims totaling 131 a Ten Sleep Gypsum Mine

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Undermining the Upper Peninsula

12-3-2014Undermining the Upper Peninsula The Chippewa take a stand against the return of mines to Michigan The mine is located 30 miles northwest of Marquette at the headwaters of the Salmon Trout River of Lake Superior has been fully permitted to mine copper

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A Copper Mine Millionaire's Mansion in Michigan's UP

A Copper Mine Millionaire's Mansion in Michigan's UP By Susan McKee On June 28 2017 A Neoclassical mansion tucked away in Laurium — a small town of otherwise modest houses on the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan's Upper Peninsula — is proof that mineral wealth generated by mining in the Edwardian era fueled a building boom

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Mining's last stand? A UP way of life is threatened

18-2-2016Bucking the long string of UP mine closures a Canadian firm in 2014 launched a high-grade copper and nickel mine about 40 miles west of Marquette But its scale and projected lifespan won't compensate for the jobs at stake in the iron ore mines

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Ghost Towns of MICHIGAN

This old copper mine in the U P was active through 1945 ROPES MINE Marquette Co In the 1870s Julius Ropes was postmaster of Ishpeming as well as an amateur explorer geologist and chemist In 1880 he opened an assay office to assay ore samples In 1881 Ropes abandoned his laboratory to open the Ropes Mine on the Dead River

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This is what the world's largest underground mine looks

10-3-2015MINING toured Chile's El Teniente mine the world's largest underground copper operation and the sixth biggest copper mine by reserve size El Teniente is owned and operated by Codelco the state-owned copper miner and the world's largest copper producer With seven divisions

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Gold Mining in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Old Gold

Gold Mining in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Old Gold Mine Open As Late As 1937 Updated on to release miners to work in copper mines where they were What is going to be done about the gold that still lies in these hills and abandoned mines is a question no one can answer but it is my hope that this article has stirred enough

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Kona Dolomite Copper Mine Near Big Bay Michigan

The Kona Dolomite Copper Mine is near Big Bay Michigan Production output of the Kona Dolomite Copper Mine was considered to be small size The ore mined is composed of bornite pyrite and malachite with waste material consisting primarily of quartz

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Chapter 5 UNSTABLE GROUND

Chapter 5 UNSTABLE GROUND Typically the hazard of unstable ground refers to risk of earthquake underground mines in Marquette County has reduced some of the risks Smaller gravel pits and closed or abandoned mines are the responsibility of the local mine inspector

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Copper mining in Michigan

Tourism education and logging are now the major industries The copper industry left many abandoned mines and buildings across the Copper Country Some of these are now part of the Keweenaw National Historical Park Some mines such as the Adventure mine Quincy Mine and the Delaware mine are open as tourist attractions

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Marquette Mall Marquette Michigan on DEADMALLS

There is and has never been copper mining in Marquette County The writer of the Mqt Mall article has mistaken that for iron mining which is centered in the Ishpeming/Negaunee areas- with mines being about 20 miles from Marquette Those mines are still in

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Healing the U P 's scars The reuse of former mining

26-9-2012When it comes to mining the Upper Peninsula was practically built with it From the copper mines that made the Keweenaw Peninsula boom in the 1800s to the iron ore mining taking place in Marquette County today mining has been a way of life for

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Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine Inventory 1998

21-8-2012Get this from a library! Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine Inventory 1998 [A M Johnson Dr (Allan Michael) ] -- Inventory 1998 of the underground metallic mines in Baraga Dickinson Gogebic Houghton Iron Keweenaw Marquette and Ontonagon Counties Under the direction of the Mineral Technology Research

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A Brief History of Mining in Michigan's Marquette and

Copper trade goods eventually made their way throughout the Mississippi River watershed Unlike the mines on the Marquette Range the steeply dipping iron formation caused most of the mines on the Menominee Range to go underground from the start Major Mines on the Eastern Menominee Iron Ranges include Penn Mines - Vulcan Mine

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Historical And Current Impacts of Mining in the Lake

28-9-2012Historical And Current Impacts of Mining in the Lake Superior Basi - authorSTREAM CPG Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority For Lake Superior Binational Forum Marquette MI September 28 Closed and Abandoned Mines Continue to Cause Problems Tribag Mine Site and the Copper Corps Site had ruptures in tailings ponds Abandoned

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Ropes Gold Mine Ishpeming Greenstone belt (Marquette

Ropes Gold Mine Ishpeming Greenstone belt (Marquette Greenstone belt) Marquette Co Michigan USA S/2 NW/4 Section 29 T48N R27W A gold mine north of Ishpeming In 1881 former druggist postmaster and school board member Julius Ropes discovered gold among the serpentine rocks north of

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Active Mines and Mineral Plants in Michigan

Active Mines and Mineral Plants in Michigan Data downloaded from Active mines and mineral plants in the US Gypsum Tawas Mine National Gypsum Co Iosco 44 24200 -83 72200 M Sand and Gravel Deerfield Plant Hubscher Son Inc Isabella 43 58610 -84 96527 M/P Sand and Gravel

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Copper Mining and Processing Copper Mining in Arizona

In 2011 copper mining contributed $4 6 billion in direct and indirect economic benefits to the state generating 49 800 jobs (AZ Mining Assoc 2011) Arizona is home to the Morenci Mine owned by Freeport-McMoRan which is one of the largest copper mines in the world (Freeport-McMoRan 2014)

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USGenNet Data Repository Marquette County Michigan

This leaves only the nearby Tilden mine also owned by Cliffs Natural Resources as the last operating iron ore mine in Michigan The following list of mines was taken from the 2010 Annual Report of Mine Inspectors Marquette County MI Abandoned Mines and Pits Inspected 2010

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Lost Gold of Upper Michigan

Gold had been discovered north of Ishpeming (as evidenced by the Ropes and the Michigan Fire Gold Mines) and traces of gold copper and silver were found on Mount Mesnard south of Marquette All around Marquette discoveries were being made and Daniels and his companions were certain that to the north would be no exception

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6 Amazing Michigan Ghost Towns

Mandan is another Michigan ghost town It is located along US Highway 41 in Grant Township south of Copper Harbor within Keweenaw County The town was established in 1864 following the establishment of the Medora and the Mandan copper mines The town had hundreds of miners who were employed in the copper miner

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History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette

The view from Marquette Light-House is as extensive as it is beautiful Since the Stannard Rock Light was established July 4 1882 it can be plainly seen from the light-house at this point a distance of fifty-three miles The Marquette light was established in 1853 in Latitude north 46 32' 55 and Longitude west 87 22' 12

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50 Upper Peninsula Facts They Never Taught You In

25-7-201450 Upper Peninsula Facts They Never Taught You In School Thought you had your Yooper Yoopers have the Finnish to thank for their beloved sauna 26 Millie Mine in Iron Mountain is one of the largest bat hibernacula in 34 The film "Anatomy of a Murder " dramatizes a 1952 murder that happened in the Marquette area

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Adventure Mining Company (Greenland)

14-10-2019There are a variety of tour options two are more challenging and include respelling We chose the longer walking tour with no rappelling The ground is uneven and there are loose rocks at some point includes stooping bending and uphill grades Such fun!

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Lundin Mining to Acquire Eagle Nickel/Copper Mine

Lundin Mining to Acquire Eagle Nickel/Copper Mine Posted by Lake Superior Community Partnership on June 13 2013 Toronto June 12 2013 – Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX LUN) (OMX LUMI) ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Rio Tinto Nickel Company a

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Gold mining in the United States

Gold mining in the United States has taken place continually since the discovery of gold at the Reed farm in North Carolina in 1799 The first documented occurrence of gold was in ia in 1782 Some minor gold production took place in North Carolina as early as 1793 but created no excitement

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Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company records CCI

The Historic Maps and Plans include 235 items that date from 1882 to 1937 The maps describe individual mines and their surrounding communities on the Marquette Range Minnesota iron ranges and Wisconsin Some of these are maps of the surface plant while others deal with underground workings or details of shaft houses

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Iron Mines in Michigan

Although the mined areas look like one facility from a satellite perspective there are two separate mines in this scene The Empire Mine which produces about 5 5 million tons of magnetite each year is on the east side of the complex Tilden Mine which produces about 8 million tons of hematite and magnetite each year is just to the west

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