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Mining in Michigan

LeRoy Barnett

Mining in Michigan

a catalog of company publications, 1845-1980

by LeRoy Barnett

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Published by Northern Michigan University Press in Marquette .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Michigan -- Bibliography.,
    • Mineral industries -- Michigan -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeRoy Barnett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6739.U5 M53 1983, TN24.M5 M53 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3509627M
      ISBN 100918616131
      LC Control Number82061502

      Read about more than 75 gold-mining ventures in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the people who pursued them. From the discovery of the mineral wealth in the s to modern mining and prospecting practices today, this publication is the only complete history of Michigan's gold mines/5. A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula. Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A. Burt, the United States deputy surveyor. (27) The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee, Michigan. (28) July The Jackson Mining Company is formed. The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee, Michigan.

      For Non-Coal mines: (includes all sand, stone, metal and non-metal mines. Everything except coal mining) Everything except coal mining) “New Miner” Training: If you have never had any MSHA training in the past, you are required to have 24 hours of training for any surface mine and 40 hours of training for any underground mine. Mining in the Marquette Range has decreased significantly since the mid-twentieth century. The Tilden mine and the Empire mine are the only two mines remaining in the Marquette Iron Range. Mining is not of the same importance as it once was in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, but it still provides important jobs and opportunities in the area.

      Michigan is a great state for rockhounds. One of the most unique minerals to search for are the copper nuggets and specimens that occur in many parts of the state. Lake Superior agate, petoskey stones, and many other fossils and minerals also occur in this great state. Michigan / Copper Country Book Collection. The #1 place on the Internet for information regarding books, in print and out of print, on Michigan's Copper Country. Take pictures today because it will be gone tomorrow! I have been collecting books of Michigan/Copper Country for about 23 years now.


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Mining in Michigan by LeRoy Barnett Download PDF EPUB FB2

A sequel to his book Michigan Gold Mining in the Upper Peninsula, Fountain's new work contains expanded and updated sections on gold, as well new chapters on Michigan s 19th century silver rushes, plus an epilogue on recent discoveries of precious and base metals and the ongoing efforts to develop these deposits into new 21st century mines 5/5(5).

Michigan has 1, identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Michigan mines are Iron, Copper, and the time these mines were surveyed, mines in Michigan were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine.

1 Michigan has prospect mines. 2 mines were in. This book is obviously a labor of love. It is very thoroughly researched, and provides a wealth of historical and statistical information on the gold mines of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Snippets of Michigan's social and cultural history make the book more than a mere prospector's by: 5. Products Michigan Mining H MICHIGAN COUNTY ATLAS: BACK ROADS, UNFORGETTABLE PLACES by David M.

Brown. This page resource has been 30 years in the making and is the only Atlas that covers each Michigan County as Mining in Michigan book individual entity. For the history buff, the Atlas includes extensive research on Michigan ghost towns and mine sites, old railroad grades, cemeteries, place.

"The gift shop, housed in one of the restored mine buildings, carries a vast selection of ore specimens from the area, books on pretty much anything you would want to know about Michigan history, as well as the usu " Keweenaw Peninsula, one should take the time to go on a tour of one of the old mines and we would recommend the full tour option at the Quincy Mine as it is the best developed.

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee (9 miles west of Marquette), offers photos of everyday life in mining towns and a timeline of how mine work evolved. Outside, a trail connects the museum to the mile Iron Ore Heritage Trail, which passes artwork, interpretive signs and relics of the region’s mining history.

By Gary Thompson. Recreational gold prospectors have permission to pan for gold on land where both the surface and mineral rights are owned by the state.

In general, this activity is intended to be recreational in nature. There are limits on the amount of gold that can be taken in any given year, and power sluicing. Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy - The DEQ has responsibility for issuing permits to engage in the mining of metallic mineral deposits in Michigan under authority of PartMichigan Mine Reclamation Regulations, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, PAas amended.

Fortunately, the mining history of the Michigan Copper Country has been well documented. The READINGS AND REFERENCES list below provides a starter set of excellent books and other publications. There are dozens more and new titles appear frequently. Several excellent websites specialize in Michigan copper mining history.

Where to find Gold in Michigan. Please note, our Gold Maps & Books section may be of more assistance as we have GPS maps showing exact location of disused claims within many of the United States. It is thought that many gold placer locations were known in Michigan by the people living there a long time ago and these have either never been passed down to its current inhabitants, or more likely.

Sincethe University of Michigan Museum of Anthropological Archaeology (formerly the Museum of Anthropology) has been publishing academic books that feature excellent scholarship, meticulous research, and innovative interpretation.

We continue this tradition today, publishing data-rich monographs on the archaeology and ethnology of North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. A Canadian mining company plans an open-pit sulfide mine feet from the Menominee River. Evaluators found problems, regulators OK'd it anyway.

Michigan mining, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Michigan.

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.

This is a (very partial) list of current and defunct mines in Michigan. Name County Years Material Coordinates Adventure mine: Ontonagon: – copper. The Pittsburgh and Boston Mining Company begins mining near Copper Harbor. The operation is abandoned in after a $28, investment, but only $2, returned.

Though the company produced little copper, it was the first serious American mining attempt. Upper Michigan Log Home On Private Lake For Sale. This property is located in west-central Dickinson County, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

The nearest town to the east of the property is Randville (which is about 14 miles north of Iron Mountain). This was a historic mining settlement formed Acres:.

“ The gift shop, housed in one of the restored mine buildings, carries a vast selection of ore specimens from the area, books on pretty much anything you would want to know about Michigan. Mining jobs available in Michigan on Apply to Operator, Customer Service Representative, Miner and more.

Iron, Marquette, Houghton, and other counties with gold, silver, and other mining activity found In Michigan. Quick Facts. 1, records of mines in Michigan Counties. Total Claims Active Claims Closed Claims Active Acres Total Mines Prospects Occurrences Plants Producers.

Discover Grand Rapids Gypsum Mines in Wyoming, Michigan: These sprawling mines once served as a source of plaster and today serve as a storage facility.The novel focuses on a mining strike in Northern Michigan in as mostly seen through the eyes of the women of the town.

Specifically, the story focuses on Annie Clements — known as Big Annie — who was the head of the Women’s Auxiliary and instrumental An enthusiastic 4 stars!/5().One noteworthy area is the Ropes Gold Mine north of Ishpeming in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. InJulius Ropes discovered gold in some rock outcroppings there, and formed the Ropes Gold and Silver Company to expand works on his new discovery.

Gold mining continued for decades, changing hands numerous times until it was closed in