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Source Image Courtesy of Tilden Mine 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 s high grade reserves in North America were rapidly Ishpeming MI Iron mines mine companies mine owners and mine information US Mining provides information on mines operators and minerals mined in Ishpeming MI Mine Owner Land Status Work Type Minerals Albion Mine St Clair Brothers Unknown Iron

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Up Close Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula WXPRMichigan Iron Mines

While Wisconsin hasn’t seen an open pit mine in a while some neighboring states have Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to a pair of open pit iron mines that have been operating for several decad Standing on the edge of Empire Mine is like looking into an Michigan Iron Mines page 1 of 12 STATE OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION Gerald E Eddy Director GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DIVISION W L Daoust State Geologist MICHIGAN IRON MINES By Robert C Reed Contents

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Upper Peninsula News Weather and Sports Marquette Michigan Iron Mines Mining Artifacts

9/6/ 32 The mine was idled in mid April with a restart previously expected in July Cleveland Cliffs says it now plans to restart Tilden later this month Cleveland Cliffs says it will accelerate the There are three iron ranges in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan these are the Gogebic Marquette and Menominee Rang The Gogebic was the last of the three great iron ore fields opened in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin Beginning in with Dr

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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 free days make this area one of the nation’s Today mine operators in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are generally after taconite a low grade ore that was once considered waste rock To make it usable mining companies blast it into small pieces with explosives grind it into powder with powerful machinery and then use magnets or flotation techniques to separate the iron minerals out from the surrounding rock

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23/6/ 32 Now in it s 58th year the Iron Montain Iron Mine located at W US 2 in Vulcan Michigan is a popular Upper Peninsula tourist attraction that is now known World Wide Visitors come from all 29/7/ 32 While Upper Michigan still has so much to offer much of its industry has ceased to exist Starting in the mid ’s mining was the main industry of Upper Michigan Upper Michigan had an abundance of copper and other minerals Stamp Mills began popping up all

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Marquette Iron Range WikipediaExplore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums

The Marquette Iron Range is a deposit of iron ore located in Marquette County Michigan in the United Stat The towns of Ishpeming and Negaunee developed as a result of mining this deposit A smaller counterpart of Minnesota s Mesabi Range this is one of two iron ranges in the Lake Superior basin that are in active production as of 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

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Upper Peninsula of Michigan WikipediaIron Mountain Iron Mine Tour Iron Mountain MIO

At the time Michigan was considered the losing party in the compromise The land in the Upper Peninsula was described in a federal report as a sterile region on the shores of Lake Superior destined by soil and climate to remain forever a wilderness 2 This belief changed when rich mineral deposits primarily copper and iron were discovered in the sThe Iron Mountain Iron Mine originally the East Vulcan Mine was a working mine producing about 22 million tons of iron ore from about to when it closed The ore was taken by railroad to ports on Lake Michigan where it was loaded on freighters and taken to the steel mills in the Midwest

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Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of Up Close Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula WXPR

29/7/ 32 While Upper Michigan still has so much to offer much of its industry has ceased to exist Starting in the mid ’s mining was the main industry of Upper Michigan Upper Michigan had an abundance of copper and other minerals Stamp Mills began popping up all While Wisconsin hasn’t seen an open pit mine in a while some neighboring states have Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to a pair of open pit iron mines that have been operating for several decad Standing on the edge of Empire Mine is like looking into an

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Up Close Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula WXPRMichigan Minerals Listed by Mineral Name

While Wisconsin hasn’t seen an open pit mine in a while some neighboring states have Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to a pair of open pit iron mines that have been operating for several decad Standing on the edge of Empire Mine is like looking into an Minerals Found in Michigan deqstatemi/gsd 4 of 11 Hornblende Dickinson Gogebic Iron Keweenaw and Marquette counties Hydrocarbon Ontonagon County

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Take A Tour Of This Awesome Michigan Iron Minetilden Michigan State University

5/9/ 32 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 PeninsulaSource Image Courtesy of Tilden Mine 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 s high grade reserves in North America were rapidly

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Iron Mountain Iron Mine Michigan Mining History

23/6/ 32 Now in it s 58th year the Iron Montain Iron Mine located at W US 2 in Vulcan Michigan is a popular Upper Peninsula tourist attraction that is now known World Wide Visitors come from all 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 free days make this area one of the nation’s

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Mining In Iron County Michigan The Diggings Huge Upper Peninsula mine OK d despite major concerns

The most commonly listed primary commodities in Iron mines are Iron Manganese and Diamond At the time these mines were surveyed 81 mines in Iron were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop shallow pit or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine 1 Iron has 593 prospect min 2 187 mines were in production at the time the data was entered into USGS records13/8/ 32 Over and over Michigan environmental regulators sounded alarms as they reviewed a proposed large open pit ore mine in the Upper Peninsula

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Republic Michigan and the Republic Mine in the Upper Attractions Ironwood Michigan Michigan s Upper

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 theThe last iron ore mine in the City of Ironwood closed in Non motorized trails can be used for activities including hiking biking a brand new state of the art trail system coming soon running walking snowshoeing and cross county skiing while providing safe corridors between many locations within the City of Ironwood and the opportunity for regional trail connections

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