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2021-1-21 · Tilden: Iron Ore Reserves In the first century of mining in Michigan''s Upper peninsula, high-grade ore was mined and shipped directly to the steel mills. By the 1950''s, high-grade reserves in North America were rapidly being depleted and the industry launched extensive research projects to find methods to utilize the low-grade reserves which ...

The Upper Peninsula''s Contributions to the War | Upper ...

Many of the men from Marquette County joined Michigan''s First Infantry and would go on to fight in 51 battles and sieges throughout the war (9). Aside from man power to aid the Union, the Upper Peninsula had some thing even greater to offer: iron ore. In 1861, there were only 3 iron mines producing an output of 120,000 (10).

Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery M&W Minerals

2021-9-2 · Iron City Mine (Empire Mine), Mosquito District, Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA 11.2 x 5.8 x 2 cm $200. 1456 Copper Crystals. Hill Fissure Mine, Copper Falls, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA 5.7 x 1.7 x 1 cm $150. 1280 Copper Crystals. Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA 4.6 x 1.2 x 0.7 cm $25. 1092 Copper Crystals

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

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. 1849: Iron traces are found in the Menominee Iron Range.

Collection: Marquette Lower Harbor Iron Ore Dock ...

Permission to publish material from the Marquette Lower Harbor Ore Dock blueprints, MSS-016, must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, [email protected] . The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan ...

Hidden Gems in the Central Upper Peninsula ...

2021-9-12 · The central region of the Upper Peninsula has long expanses of shoreline on both Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Opportunities for swimming in the Great Lakes and beautiful bays are seemingly endless along Central U.P. beaches. You can enjoy a day on the water with a variety of power or paddle boats, and getting out on a sailboat to glide ...

Iron Mines in Michigan

2014-8-28 · But by the 1950s, most of the easily accessible ore with high concentrations of iron was gone, and mining companies had to dig much deeper and develop new techniques to extract and concentrate iron from lower-grade ore. Today, mine operators in Michigan''s Upper Peninsula are generally after taconite, a low-grade ore that was once considered ...

Iron Mountain Iron Mine (Vulcan)

Guided Underground Tours -- A certified Michigan State Historical Landmark. This fascinating tour is family fun and educational too!! You won''t forget the experience of visiting the Iron Mountain Iron Mine with skilled guides who take you through 2600 feet of underground drifts and tunnels to 400 feet below the earth''s surface to see an amazing underground, lighted cavern giving you a …

Iron Mountain Iron Mine

2021-5-28 · This mine operated for 68 years and produced 21,625,000 tons of iron ore for the great steel mills of the Midwest. Travel 2,600 feet through drifts and tunnels to 400 feet below the earth''s surface. See amazing rock formations and large underground lighted caverns.

Fayette Historic State Park

2019-6-25 · Fayette was once a thriving town that grew up around the iron smelting industry. The town was built in 1867 when the Jackson Iron Company built a blast furnace to turn iron ore into pig iron, so it could be shipped to steel manufactures in other parts of the country. At the town''s peak, about 500 people called it home.

Biking In The Upper Peninsula | Iron Ore Heritage Trail

2021-9-13 · Marquette, MI is full of beautiful and challenging biking trails. See our listings and explore the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, Michigan DNR and Noquemanon Trail Network.

Michigan Mining History

2019-10-29 · The Mining History Association''s 29 th Annual Conference was held in Marquette, MI, on June 6–9, 2019. Marquette is a charming, historic and conference-friendly town of about 20,000, situated in a spectacular Lake Superior shoreline setting. Founded in 1849, Marquette became the business hub and the iron ore …

Recorded in Stone

Recorded in Stone: Voices on the Marquette Iron Range. Introduction. Recorded in Stone is an instructional web site on the history of immigration to the Marquette Iron Range in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Produced by the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives and funded in part with a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, the …

Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of …

2021-9-26 · Quite often the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan is forgotten on maps of the United States. 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 …

Hard iron ore of the Marquette Range, Michigan | …

Hard iron ore on the Marquette Range consists of nearly pure masses of specularite, magnetite, or martite and occurs near the unconformable contact of the Negaunee Iron-Formation with the overlying Goodrich Quartzite. Most ore is in an upper jaspilite unit of the Negaunee, but some orebodies are entirely within the basal part of the Good-rich ...

Michigan-Iron-Mines

2015-1-1 · The Gogebic Iron Range extends for 80 miles from Lake Namekagon, Wisconsin, in the west, to Lake Gogebic in Michigan, in the west. Nathaniel D. Moore uncovered ore deposits in the Penokee Gap near Bessemer in 1872, but it was not until 1884 that the first iron ore …

DIAMONDS MAY BECOME NORTH MICHIGAN`S BEST …

1985-6-30 · Diamonds, the carbon crystals that have captivated kings and commoners for centuries, are being hunted beneath the lush forests of northern Michigan. With iron ore and copper mining on the decline ...

Spurr Iron Mine Near Michigamme, Michigan | The …

The Spurr Iron Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Past operations took place from 1873 to 1886. Production size when active was considered to be small. The ore mined is composed of grunerite, siderite and hematite with waste material consisting primarily of garnet, jasper and mica.

Iron Ore Heritage Trail Administrator ...

2018-7-5 · 46.5476° N, 87.3956° W Marquette, Michigan. Carol Fulsher, administrator of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Authority based in Marquette, is a Superior Woman.The 47-mile long trail is the result of years of hard work and Fulsher''s efforts connecting communities.

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

2018-7-13 · Negaunee Iron Formation, Ishpeming, Michigan. (USGS, Monograph 28, 1897) By today''s standards, nearly all of the pre-World War II iron ore produced would be considered "high grade." Ore was shipped directly from the mines to the iron furnaces. From the 1880s on, an increasing number of concentrators began operation. They

Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of …

2021-9-26 · Quite often the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan is forgotten on maps of the United States. 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 minerals.

Michigan Iron Mines

2016-2-26 · of pig iron per year. Michigan''s steel capacity is 6th in the nation, rated at 6,769,480 tons per year. Michigan iron ore averages about 51 per cent iron natural. Its parent rock, the iron formation, averages 20 per cent to 25 per cent iron. The ore is a product of a natural concentration of the iron by removal of its associated silica

Michigan Iron Industry Museum | Michigan

2021-9-11 · Amid the forested ravines of the Marquette Iron Range, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum overlooks the Carp River and the site of the first iron forge in the Lake Superior region. The museum highlights the state''s iron mining industry, …

Iron IV

2021-1-21 · IRON MINING TODAY Open pit mining for iron ore replaced shaft mining very early on in the history of the Michigan Iron Ranges. Today, all the underground mines are closed, and only a very few open pit mines are still operating. What remains of the underground mines is often only a few heaps of waste rocks (below) and some slumped landscapes.

Mining In Michigan | The Diggings™

Michigan has 1,853 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Michigan mines are Iron, Copper, and Silver .At the time these mines were surveyed, 215 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 783 prospect mines. 2 …

Iron Ore Heritage Trail In Michigan Offers 47 Miles Of Beauty

2020-6-14 · The Iron Ore Heritage Trail In Michigan Winds Through 47 Miles Of Upper Peninsula History If you love exploring the great outdoors, Michigan''s Upper Peninsula has so much to offer. In fact, some Lower Peninsula residents don''t even fully appreciate the beauty of this portion of our state, which provides access to everything from sprawling ...