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hard rock mining era in the Copper Country.

Tauno Kilpela

hard rock mining era in the Copper Country.

by Tauno Kilpela

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Published by T. Kilpela in [Michigan?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan,
  • Houghton County
    • Subjects:
    • Copper mines and mining -- Michigan -- Houghton County -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 13).

      Statementby Tauno Kilpela.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN443.M5 K55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. :
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1952002M
      LC Control Number90178474

      Books shelved as mining: Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor Tobar, Gray. Michigan Copper Country • Matrix-A Journal of the History of Minerals Winter • Images of America – Houghton County • Wonderful Power – The Story of Ancient Copper Working in the Lake Superior Basin by Susan R. Martin • The Hard Rock Mining Era in the Copper Country by Tauno Kilpela

      Founding. After hard rock miners made sporadic and often unsuccessful efforts to organize during previous decades, the Western Federation of Miners was established on The federation was formed through the merger of several miners' unions representing copper miners from Butte, Montana, silver and lead miners from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, gold miners from Colorado and hard rock Key people: Charles Moyer (President), "Big .   While Europe (as well as other parts of Britain) specialised in surface and underground coal mining i.e. soft-rock mining, the Cornish mining industry toiled to release metals embedded in hard rock, such as lead, copper, zinc, silver, nickel and tin and thus Cornishmen became world leaders in deep level hard rock mining, at least until the.

      Hard Rock Prospecting Techniques. Chris Ralph from ICMJ's Prospecting & Mining Journal explains how to identify, locate, and extract gold from hard rock. Explore the Kentucky Mine to see how the old timer's worked. Extended DVD takes you to the next level! The story of Hancock began during the summers of and , when a small-scale yet significant group of prospectors labouring on a rugged hillside (later to be named Quincy Hill) discovered a sequence of prehistoric Ojibwe copper mining pits, stretching out for feet along the local amygdaloid inspecting a select one of the pits they realised that the Native Country: United States.


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Kilpela, T,The Hard Rock Mining Era in the Copper Country. 89 pp. Tschernich, R. (): Zeolites of the World, Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality. Mining Technology (Trans. IMM A incorporating Proc. AusIMM) is devoted to all aspects of underground, opencast and offshore mining operations.

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Read More. Host Rock Unit: Baltic Amygdaloid, Portage Lake Volcanics. Host Rock: Basalt. An underground copper mine consisting of 4 shafts near the community of Trimountain. The Trimountain Mining Co. was organized in and worked the Baltic Lode. An underground copper mine consisting of seven shafts and two adits near Ripley.

The original Arcadian Mining Co. was organized inthen reorganized as the Arcadian Copper Co. in after the consolidation of the Edwards, Douglas, Concord, Highland, St. Mary's, and Arcadian mines.

Copper mining no longer remains the major industry of the area. Once where many shafts were sunk deep into the earth, and their rockhouses lined the horizon, only a few remain today as reminders of a bygone era, standing as ever vigilant sentinels, guarding what may be left of their once rich copper deposits.

Many copper mines have existed in the Copper Country of the U.S. state of include both large-scale commercial ventures and small operations. There are hundreds of ancient mining pits in and around the Copper Country area, especially on Isle Royale (several of these were developed). Numerous small modern diggings exist around the area as well.

The Hard Rock Mining Era In The Copper Country by Tauno Kilpela First edition. Quarto. Signed by the author on the title page. Stiff, pictorial wrappers, inside front cover a map, inside.

The book is hard bound and has a beautiful dust jacket. This is a must have for anyone interested in the history of the Copper Country and a great gift for people with ties to this area.

The price is $ Miskwabik – Red Metal. Another book is called “Miskwabik – Red Metal: The Roles Played by Michigan’s Copper in Prehistoric North. An underground copper mine consisting of two shafts located near Allouez, just north of Calumet. The Allouez Mining Co. was organized inbut work didn't start until on the Allouez Conglomerate lode.

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Hard Rock Mining Era - Kearsarge Amygdoloid, Osceloa Amygdoloid. In this book he tells the story of copper mining: the history, the politics, the money and our modern world's complete dependence on it. Like no other writer, Carter manages to weave his personal story with the numbers and facts to give us a fascinating and thorough perspective on this metal that runs the world/5.An underground copper mine consisting of 11 shafts around Calumet.

The Osceola Mining Co. organized in and worked the Calumet Conglomerate. Inthe Osceola Amygdaloid was discovered. Init merged with the Opechee Mining Co. to .Underground hard rock mining refers to various underground mining techniques used to excavate hard minerals, usually those containing metals such as ore containing gold, silver, iron, copper, zinc, nickel, tin and lead, but also involves using the same techniques for excavating ores of gems such as diamonds or rubies.

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