• Iron Mines in Michigan - NASA

    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 ...

  • Michigan-Iron-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    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 Houghton, conducted a systematic scientific analysis and exploration of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

  • Take A Tour Of This Awesome Michigan Iron Mine

    Located near the aptly named town of Iron Mountain, the Iron Mountain Iron Mine is a popular tourist attraction that allows visitors to explore iron mining as it existed during its peak years. It can be accessed off of Highway 2 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

  • THE 10 BEST Upper Peninsula Mines (with Photos) -

    "The tour was incredibly informative and offered a lot of variety-- from the ride into the mines to the tour underground, as well as the hoist building, gift shop, and the area tour guides as you left." 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, most complete ...

  • Republic Michigan and the Republic Mine in the

    2020-3-31  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.

  • Michigan Iron Mines

    2016-2-26  Today, all of Michigan's iron and steel is produced in the vicinity of Detroit. Three companies operate 8 blast furnaces, having a total rated capacity of 3,769,480 tons 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.

  • Explore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums

    2020-7-6  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 47-mile Iron Ore Heritage Trail, which passes artwork, interpretive signs and relics of the region’s mining history. By Gary Thompson

  • The Mining Industry – Michigan History

    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.

  • Up Close: Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula WXPR

    2020-4-23  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.

  • End of U.P.’s Empire mine, ‘end of the life’

    2020-7-4  The Upper Peninsula’s Empire Mine is closing, symbolic of a fading heritage industry as old as the state. Four hundred of the best-paying jobs in this rugged region will be gone by summer’s ...

  • Mine Inspector - Iron County - Iron County Courthouse

    West Iron County Directory Plate Maps. Back to Governmental Offices Index. Iron County has approximately 135 abandoned mine parcels. The Mine Inspector is an elected position and the position is mandated by the State of Michigan. His responsibility is to inspect Iron County’s abandoned mines and pits to comply with safety measures.

  • Explore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums

    2020-7-6  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 47-mile Iron Ore Heritage Trail, which passes artwork, interpretive signs and relics of the region’s mining history. By Gary Thompson

  • Iron I - Michigan State University

    2019-1-17  IRON MINING: WHERE AND WHY? It was called the barren waste, this land that is now Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. However, since its first iron ore shipment of two hundred pounds in 1846, the Upper Peninsula mines (below) have produced well over one billion tons of iron ore.

  • End of U.P.’s Empire mine, ‘end of the life’

    2020-7-4  The Upper Peninsula’s Empire Mine is closing, symbolic of a fading heritage industry as old as the state. Four hundred of the best-paying jobs in this rugged region will be gone by summer’s ...

  • Iron Mountain Iron Mine Michigan

    2020-7-3  All aboard the underground mine train to tour the Iron Mountain Iron Mine! See close up iron mining techniques and tools used in mining from 1870 to 1945. Skilled guides take you 2,600 feet into the mine and give demonstrations and insight about the long ago mining era. Tours last about 45 minutes. Tours daily from June 1st to October 15th.

  • The Mining Industry – Michigan History

    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.

  • Here Are 11 Fascinating Photos Of Michigan's Copper

    These 11 Rare Photos Show Michigan’s Copper Mining History Like Never Before. Most Michiganders know that our state played a large role in the earliest days of the copper mining industry, but it’s easy to forget that we once sat at the very forefront of this booming business.

  • Copper mining in Michigan - Wikipedia

    2020-6-22  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, Michigan produced more than three-quarters of the nation's copper, and in 1869 produced more than 95% of the country's copper.

  • Copps Mine, Marenisco, Gogebic iron range, Gogebic

    Copps Mine, Marenisco, Gogebic iron range, Gogebic Co., Michigan, USA : An iron mine located 6 miles North of Marenisco. Originally developed in the 1880s to determine the value of argentiferous galena. Named for Edward J. Copps, a Canadian businessman and ...

  • Michigan Mines

    Michigan Mines: A list of all the Mines in Michigan with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

  • The Mining Industry – Michigan History

    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.

  • Upper Peninsula Legislators Protest Michigan

    2020-6-10  Saucon’s plan was to use 100 million to 900 million tons of tailings from the shuttered iron mine, which is now state-owned land, near Iron Mountain. Using technology developed in collaboration with Michigan Technological University, Saucon planned to produce products for the iron and mineral industry as well as agricultural use.

  • Michigan’s UP is full of closed mines. Technology may

    2020-7-7  LH was also correct that most mine water in the Upper Peninsula is generally not contaminated like mines in other regions of the country, like coal mines that suffer from acid mine drainage. In the copper and iron regions of Michigan's UP, it is the stamp mill tailings that cause both physical and chemical water contamination.

  • Michigan Mines

    Michigan Mines: A list of all the Mines in Michigan with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

  • Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after

    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.

  • Michigan's Empire Mine to get $60 million investment ...

    2018-8-10  Drilling continues in Michigan's Upper Peninsula for potentially valuable ore deposits after a judge turned down a request from environmental groups to stop the mine's development.. Kennecott Eagle Minerals is drilling 25 miles northwest of Marquette primarily for nickel and copper, but palladium, gold, and silver could also turn up in the deposit.

  • Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery MW

    2020-6-12  Sherwood Mine, Iron County, Michigan USA 7.2 x 4.4 x 4.9 cm $20. 3202 Micaceous Hematite with Quartz. Champion Mine, Champion, Marquette Co., Michigan Ex. A. E. Seaman Museum, Ex. Lance Hampel 7 x 6.9 x 2.5 cm $40. 3399 Reniforml Hematite. Homer Mine, Iron Co., Michigan 9.7 x 8.1 x 6.6 cm $100

  • Fishing at Groveland Mine in Michigan USA Today

    The Groveland Recreation Area in Dickinson County is one of many fishing resources in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Four man-made ponds are inside the area, and they offer year-round fishing access.

  • Highland Copper Company, Copper Price, Mining,

    Project Overview The 100%-owned Copperwood Project is located in Gogebic County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, USA within the Porcupine Mountains copper district (Figure CW 1).In June 2018, Highland Copper published the results of a feasibility study prepared by G Mining Services Inc. (Link to Feasibility Study Report) Copperwood is a low cost, low capital intensity located in a Tier 1 ...

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

    The party found outcroppings rich with iron ore in the Precambrian rock, in what would become known as the Marquette Iron Range. Opened in 1963, the Empire Mine west of Marquette is a mile wide ...

  • Upper Peninsula Legislators Protest Michigan

    2020-6-10  Saucon’s plan was to use 100 million to 900 million tons of tailings from the shuttered iron mine, which is now state-owned land, near Iron Mountain. Using technology developed in collaboration with Michigan Technological University, Saucon planned to produce products for the iron and mineral industry as well as agricultural use.

  • Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after

    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.

  • Michigan’s UP is full of closed mines. Technology may

    2020-7-7  LH was also correct that most mine water in the Upper Peninsula is generally not contaminated like mines in other regions of the country, like coal mines that suffer from acid mine drainage. In the copper and iron regions of Michigan's UP, it is the stamp mill tailings that cause both physical and chemical water contamination.

  • Cleveland-Cliffs announces temporary idling of Tilden

    The company will be temporarily idling production at two of its iron ore mining operations, Northshore Mining in Minnesota and Tilden Mine in Upper Michigan.

  • Copper Mine Surface Underground Tours: Quincy

    2016-10-19  Quincy Historic Copper Mine and Museum Surface and Underground Tours Quincy Mine Hoist Association, 49750 US Highway 41, Hancock MI 49930. Phone: 906-482-3101. The historic Quincy Mine Site is located at the top of the hill in Hancock, MI on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

  • Iron Mountain Iron Mine - 27 Photos - Amusement

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  • Kingston Mine, Copper City, Keweenaw Co., Michigan,

    Kingston Mine, Copper City, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA : Commodities (Major) - Copper Development Status: Past Producer An underground copper mine located between Allouez and Ahmeek, MI. The Kingston Mine was opened by Calumet Hecla on the Kearsarge ...

  • Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery MW

    2020-6-12  Sherwood Mine, Iron County, Michigan USA 7.2 x 4.4 x 4.9 cm $20. 3202 Micaceous Hematite with Quartz. Champion Mine, Champion, Marquette Co., Michigan Ex. A. E. Seaman Museum, Ex. Lance Hampel 7 x 6.9 x 2.5 cm $40. 3399 Reniforml Hematite. Homer Mine, Iron Co., Michigan 9.7 x 8.1 x 6.6 cm $100

  • Lost Treasures of the Upper Peninsula - The Ropes

    A much higher gold price made the mine potentially profitable again. Also Read: Prospecting for Glacial Gold in the Midwest. And: 6 Amazing Michigan Gold Towns – Remnants of the Iron Copper Mines . New Shafts Activity Once More . Callahan Mining Co. then invested in exploration and rehabilitation of the mine.

  • Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. - About Us - Operations

    Cleveland-Cliffs is a major supplier of iron ore pellets from its mines and pellet plants in Michigan and Minnesota. We operate three iron ore mines: the Tilden Mine in Michigan, and Northshore Mining and United Taconite mines in Minnesota. Additionally, we have a