Michigan-Iron-Mines

2015-1-1 · The Marquette Iron Range was the first Michigan iron range to be discovered and developed. The Marquette Range had been of interest to geologists since the early 1840s when Michigan''s first State Geologist, Dr. Douglas …

Back Forty Mine| Modern Zinc-Gold Mine in Michigan''s …

Back Forty Mine is Aquila Resources'' -owned, permitting-stage gold and zinc rich mine located in Menominee County in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula. Zinc …

Back Forty Mine| Modern Zinc-Gold Mine in Michigan''s …

Back Forty Mine is Aquila Resources'' -owned, permitting-stage gold and zinc rich mine located in Menominee County in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula. Zinc and copper minerals were discovered in 1999 when a local landowner had a water …

Upper Peninsula of Michigan | Upper Peninsula Wiki | …

2021-11-29 · The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the northern of the two major land masses that make up the U.S. state of Michigan. It is commonly referred to as the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) and Upper Michigan. It is also known colloquially as the land "above the Bridge" linking the two peninsulas. The peninsula is bounded on the north by Lake Superior, on the east by the St. …

Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of …

A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula. 1844: Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A. Burt, the United States deputy surveyor. (27) 1845: The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee, Michigan. (28) July 23: The Jackson Mining Company is formed. The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee, Michigan.

A Brief History of Mining in Michigan''s Marquette and ...

2018-7-13 · A Brief History of Mining in Michigan''s Marquette and Menominee Iron Ranges The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the "U.P." as the locals call it, has been blessed with a wealth of mineral resources. The Native Americans were the earliest miners, using float copper left behind by the receding glaciers to make implements of many types.

Copper deposits of the western Upper Peninsula of …

2013-3-5 · TABLE 1. REPORTED PRE-MINING GEOLOGIC RESOURCE OF COPPER, REGARDLESS OF FEASIBILITY OF MINING, TO ILLUSTRATE THE AMOUNTS OF COPPER CONCENTRATED IN COPPER-DOMINATED DEPOSITS OF THE WESTERN UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN Reported pre-mining geologic resource (regardless of economic …

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850 ...

2018-12-18 · The Upper Peninsula is added to Michigan after the state relinquished its claim to land around Toledo, Ohio. 1840 Douglass Houghton, state geologist of Michigan, publishes a report on the geology of the Upper Peninsula and describes the Keweenaw''s copper deposits.

The ancient copper mines of Michigan''s Upper Peninsula ...

2012-10-9 · October 9, 2012. by David Warner Mathisen. The area now known as Michigan''s Upper Peninsula contains rich copper resources that were mined extensively beginning in the second half of the nineteenth century. Amazingly, the professional miners who worked the area beginning in the 1850s all describe evidence of extensive ancient mining activity in ...

About Eagle Mine – Eagle Mine

Eagle Overview. Eagle Mine is an underground, high-grade nickel and copper mine located in western Marquette County of Michigan''s Upper Peninsula. It is the first mine to be permitted under Michigan''s Part 632 Non-Ferrous Mineral Mining Law. The mine is expected to produce 365 million pounds of nickel, and 295 million pounds of copper, and ...

Notes | Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after the ...

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Up Close: Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula | WXPR

2013-11-26 · That''s Michigan DEQ''s Steve Casey, water resources supervisor for the Upper Peninsula. He explains that in recent years high levels of selenium in nearby streams and lakes have been linked to runoff from mine waste rock piles. Cliffs Natural Resources has paid fines and is building a series of reactors to reduce selenium discharges.

Michigan-Copper-Mines

2021-3-2 · Copper mining in the Upper Peninsula boomed, and from 1845 until 1887 (when it was exceeded by Butte, Montana) the Michigan Copper Country was the nation''s leading producer of copper. In most years from 1850 through 1881, …

Mining boom in Michigan: economic boost or …

2012-3-27 · Demand for metals on the world market is prompting a mining boom in Michigan''s rural Upper Peninsula, where jobs are scarce. But possible environmental damage to forests, lakes, and rivers alarms ...

Michigan Mining History

2019-10-29 · Tourism thrives across Michigan''s Upper Peninsula, the "U. P." as the locals call it. If you were born in or lived in the U. P. (or wish you had), you qualify to be called a Yooper! Marquette is home to Northern Michigan University, with …

Ghost Towns of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the ...

2021-10-21 · Visit the Upper Peninsula of Michigan''s world famous "Copper Country" From 1843 to the 1920''s, the Upper Peninsula was the only place on earth where pure, workable native copper was found in commercial quantities. The copper found on Lake Superior came out of the ground so free of adulterants that it could be formed into pots and pans without ...

Explore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums | …

2021-11-23 · On a fall drive through the Upper Peninsula, the copper boom still echoes throughout the tours, scenic routes and historic sites. Grab a hard hat, a …

Gold Mining in Michigan''s Upper Penninsula

This is another in a series of articles about Gold Mines in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early 1960''s and published in the Marquette Mining Journal. Gold in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold Miner. In 1895, at 12 years of age, Jim became the youngest miner at the Ropes Gold Mine in Ishpeming ...

Collecting Copper in Michigan''s Copper Country

2014-3-25 · The Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan has been nationally famous for over 100 years for its history of highly productive copper mining. The local basalt is criss-crossed with many thick veins of native copper that made up the main ore …

THE 5 BEST Upper Peninsula Mines (with Photos)

Top Upper Peninsula Mines: See reviews and photos of Mines in Upper Peninsula, Michigan on Tripadvisor.

History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

The Upper Peninsula was described in a government report as a. "sterile region on the shores of Lake Superior destined by soil and climate to remain forever a wilderness." Things took a sudden turn in Michigan''s favor in the 1840s when the Upper Peninsula was soon discovered to have vast deposits of copper and iron ore.

Eagle Mine – a subsidiary of Lundin Mining

The Nation''s only primary nickel mine Located in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula Explore. Our Operation. As Michigan''s newest mine in decades, we''re dedicated to keeping our employees safe, protecting the environment, and being a responsible community member. Eagle is the nation''s only primary nickel mine and is expected to produce 360 million ...

Large Upper Peninsula mining plan slated for public …

2015-1-25 · Michigan''s Upper Peninsula is rich with limestone, which grows ever deeper as you move south toward the Lake Michigan shoreline. It is useful in the manufacture of largely construction material.

Gold Mining in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold …

Gold Mining in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold Miner. This is an article written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early 1960''s about Gold mining in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula. It was published in the Marquette Mining Journal. …

Troubled mining industry now resurgent in Upper …

2014-6-11 · Troubled mining industry now resurgent in Upper Peninsula, Midwest. A way of life dating back more than a century appeared over in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula when the last copper mine closed in ...

Michigan Mining History

2020-6-27 · The copper-rich Keweenaw Peninsula, the northernmost part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, juts 40 miles into Lake Superior from its south shore. Although the copper mines are now silent, the natural elements including forests, low rolling hills, Lake Superior and countless inland lakes and streams, cool summer temperatures, and hay fever ...

Prehistoric Copper Mining in Michigan: The Nineteenth ...

2020-5-26 · Isle Royale and the counties that line the northwest coast of Michigan''s Upper Peninsula are called Copper Country because of the rich deposits of native copper there. In the nineteenth century, explorers and miners discovered …

In Mining, Some Michigan Towns See Hope

2012-5-25 · IRONWOOD, Mich. — On the far northern reaches of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, James Jacques drove on a rutted logging road to an old mining shaft surrounded by a chain-link fence. Dug in the ...

Republic Michigan and the Republic Mine in the Upper …

2021-10-18 · Republic Michigan in the Upper Peninsula and the Republic Mine. The Republic Mine is open for viewing. Republic is 25 miles southwest of Ishpeming and 45 miles north of Iron Mountain on Highway M-95. The Republic Mine was part of the Marquette Iron Range.

Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of …

2021-11-29 · While Upper Michigan still has so much to offer, much of its industry has ceased to exist. Starting in the mid-1800''s mining was the main industry of Upper Michigan. Upper Michigan had an abundance of copper and other …

Victoria Mine | Upper Peninsula Wiki | Fandom

2021-10-11 · Victoria Mine is a series of copper mines located in Rockland Township, Ontonagon County, in Michigan''s Copper Country. It was near this location that a large piece of float copper, also known as the Ontonagon Boulder, was found. The mine operated off and on from 1849 until its final closure in 1921.[1] Most of the metal found there is low grade native copper from the …

Timeline – Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after the Civi…

THE 5 BEST Upper Peninsula Mines (with Photos) - Tripadvisor

Copper I

2021-1-21 · MICHIGAN''S COPPER DEPOSITS AND MINING. The first mineral boom in the United States occurred in 1843 when people from all over the continent began to chase the copper, silver and iron of Michigan''s upper peninsula. These mines were in commercial operation for more than a hundred years.

Ultimate Michigan Upper Peninsula Vacation Guide ...

Houghton Michigan is an incredible Upper Peninsula city to visit during all our seasons. There''s hiking, waterfalls, mine tours and so many things to do and see! Houghton MI is the departure city for Michigan vacationers headed to Isle Royale National Park. You can board the Isle Royale Seaplane and the Ranger III in Houghton.