THE 10 BEST Upper Peninsula Mines (with Photos) Tripadvisor

"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

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ArchiveGrid : Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine Inventory

Inventory, 1998, of the underground metallic mines in Baraga, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Marquette, and Ontonagon Counties. Under the direction of the Mineral Technology Research Group of the Michigan Technological University Mining Engineering Department, researchers and students worked on a project to produce an inventory of the abandoned underground metallic mines

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Explore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums Michigan

Descending into an abandoned mine and touring mining museums connect visitors to the UP copper mining boom of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Keweenaw National Historical Park (KNHP) works with local partners to preserve many of these sites. The industrial copper boom began in the early 1840s, when word spread of the UP’s copper deposits in the Keweenaw

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

Michigan Technological University is studying whether communities could transform abandoned mines into valuable energy storage. University researchers are partnering with the Marquette County city of Negaunee, population 4,500, on a pilot project that could help mining communities turn liabilities into assets.

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Mining In Marquette County, Michigan The Diggings™

Marquette has 331 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Marquette mines are Iron,Gold,and Copper .At the time these mines were surveyed, 72 mines in Marquette were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 Marquette has 56 prospect mines. 2 191 mines

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Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of Michigan

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. Stamp Mills began popping up all over Upper Michigan.

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Copper mining in Michigan Wikipedia

OverviewModern mining industryGeologyNative American miningWhite Pine mineEagle MineCopper MineSee also

The Michigan State Geologist Douglass Houghton (later to become mayor of Detroit) reported on the copper deposits in 1841, which quickly began a rush of prospectors. Mining took place along a belt that stretched about 100 miles southwest to northeast through Ontonagon, Houghton, and Keweenaw counties. Isle Royale, on the north side of Lake Superior, was extensively explored, and a smelter built, but no mining of any importance took place there

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Ghost Towns Upper Peninsula Keweenaw Michigan

Resources Customer Service Center or the Michigan Nature Association.; Use extreme caution especially at abandoned mining sites.Dangerous, open mineshafts and wells are hidden by overgrowth. With 25+-foot drops, you won’t get out. Use

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Ghost Towns of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the

In the late 1800's and early 1900's the Keweenaw Peninsula was alive with the sounds of the copper mines. The miners' picks are quiet now, the families are gone, and all that is left is the sound of the wind rustling through the ruins of these abandoned mines and buildings.

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Eagle Mine a subsidiary of Lundin Mining

As Michigan’s newest mine in decades, we’re dedicated to keeping our employees safe, protecting the environment, and being a responsible community member. Eagle is the nation’s only primary nickel mine and is expected to produce 360 million pounds of nickel, 295 million pounds of copper and small amounts of other metals over our estimated

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Ghost Towns of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the

In the late 1800's and early 1900's the Keweenaw Peninsula was alive with the sounds of the copper mines. The miners' picks are quiet now, the families are gone, and all that is left is the sound of the wind rustling through the ruins of these abandoned mines and buildings.

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Michigan Mine Land for Sale, Mine Property for Sale

Michigan Riverfront Property For Sale.. This 85 +/- Acre parcel has 1400+ Feet of beautiful Michigamme River frontage, and is located 2.5 Miles south of South Republic, in south western Marquette County, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The village of Republic grew up around the Republic Mine 85 Acres : $149,800

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Abandoned Factory In Michigan's Upper Peninsula YouTube

Dec 01, 2017This plant located just outside of Marquette, MI was a project used to pelletize iron ore, but stopped operating in the early 90s. Abandoned Dredge and Copper Mine: Inside Look! Duration: 11

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abandoned copper mines in marquette mi

abandoned copper mines in marquette mi. 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

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Michigan’s Most Fascinating Abandoned Places

Jun 03, 2020Michigan’s Copper Rush is said to have yielded 10 times the fortune of California’s Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. At the very top of Michigan’s cold Upper Peninsula, mining companies built

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Michigan Iron Mines

Michigan Iron Mines page 1 of 12 STATE OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION Gerald E. Eddy, Director Mining by block caving, Marquette Iron Range.....6 Figure 9. Gwinn Iron District, Marquette County, T45N, the Lake Superior region and the copper deposits of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.

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Lost Gold of Upper Michigan mikelclassen

Gold had been discovered north of Ishpeming (as evidenced by the Ropes and the Michigan Fire Gold Mines) and traces of gold, copper, and silver were found on Mount Mesnard, south of Marquette. All around Marquette discoveries were being made and Daniels and his companions were certain that to the north would be no exception.

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These 11 Michigan ghost towns are eerily intriguing

May 21, 2019This abandoned village on the U.P.'s Keweenaw Peninsula was a company town of nearly 1,300 residents, many of them German and Cornish immigrants who'd come to work in the copper mines.

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MICHIGAN LOCALITIES OF GEOLOGICAL INTEREST*

Michigan Localities of Geological Interest Page 2 of 4 Marquette County 1. Numerous old abandoned iron ore mines headframes and dumps of the Marquette Iron Range District. 2. Jackson Iron Mine Pit at Negaunee. Was the site of the first iron ore discovery in the Lake Superior region in 1844. 3. Presque Isle Park, approximately 3 miles north of

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Welcome to the Adventure Mine!

The Adventure Mine is located 36 miles South of Houghton on highway M-26. It is a cooperating Heritage Site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park and provides underground tours of the historic Adventure Mine. The mine opened in 1850 and operated until 1920 and is a native copper mine typical of the Keweenaw area.

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Take This Exciting Road Trip To The Ghost Towns In Michigan

May 21, 2020This Haunting Road Trip Through Michigan Ghost Towns Is One You Won’t Forget. Much of the Upper Peninsula was home to copper mines, where entire towns were built from the ground up during the 19th century. By the turn of the 20th century, many of these communities fell into disrepair when the mines ceased operation.

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Abandoned Iron Mines NegauneeIshpeming, Michigan in

Some cool footage of the abandoned Tracy and Negaunee Mines in Negaunee, Michigan as well as some shots of the Moro (Cliff's Shaft) Mine in Ishpeming, Michigan.

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Healing the U.P.'s scars: The reuse of former mining

Sep 26, 2012When it comes to mining, the Upper Peninsula was practically built with it. From the copper mines that made the Keweenaw Peninsula boom in the 1800s to the iron ore mining taking place in Marquette County today, mining has been a way of life for Yoopers for centuries.

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Michigan Abandoned Mine Lands Inventory

Michigan Abandoned Mine Lands Inventory Michigan had four major metallic mining ranges, the Copper Mining District of Keweenaw, Houghton, Ontonagon counties (and some explorations in Gogebic), the Marquette Iron Range of Marquette and Baraga counties, the Menominee Iron Range of Dickinson and Iron counties, and the Gogebic Iron Range of Gogebic county.

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Michigan’s Most Fascinating Abandoned Places

Jun 03, 2020Michigan’s Copper Rush is said to have yielded 10 times the fortune of California’s Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. At the very top of Michigan’s cold Upper Peninsula, mining companies built

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Abandoned Iron Mines NegauneeIshpeming, Michigan in

Oct 31, 2018Some cool footage of the abandoned Tracy and Negaunee Mines in Negaunee, Michigan as well as some shots of the Moro (Cliff's Shaft) Mine in Ishpeming, Michigan.

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Lost Gold of Upper Michigan mikelclassen

Gold had been discovered north of Ishpeming (as evidenced by the Ropes and the Michigan Fire Gold Mines) and traces of gold, copper, and silver were found on Mount Mesnard, south of Marquette. All around Marquette discoveries were being made and Daniels and his companions were certain that to the north would be no exception.

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abandoned copper mines in marquette mi

abandoned copper mines in marquette mi. 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

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These are Michigan's Abandoned Stairs to Nowhere

Sep 06, 2018Lost in the Northern Michigan goldare a series of "stairs to nowhere" leading to what was once a neighborhood in the city of Negaunee, a suburb of Marquette.. The houses that once lined the streets of Old Town Negaunee are now gone, long abandoned, due to unstable land underneath them from area mining operations. Negaunee was built around the Jackson Mine.

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Michigan Mining History

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.

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List of mines in Michigan Wikipedia

This is a (very partial) list of current and defunct mines in Michigan. Name County Years Material Coordinates Adventure mine: Ontonagon: 1850–1920: copper Alabastine Mine: Kent: 1907– Eagle mine: Marquette: 2011– copper, nickel Jackson Mine: Marquette: 1848–1924

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Take This Exciting Road Trip To The Ghost Towns In Michigan

May 21, 2020This Haunting Road Trip Through Michigan Ghost Towns Is One You Won’t Forget. Much of the Upper Peninsula was home to copper mines, where entire towns were built from the ground up during the 19th century. By the turn of the 20th century, many of these communities fell into disrepair when the mines ceased operation.

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MICHIGAN LOCALITIES OF GEOLOGICAL INTEREST*

Michigan Localities of Geological Interest Page 2 of 4 Marquette County 1. Numerous old abandoned iron ore mines headframes and dumps of the Marquette Iron Range District. 2. Jackson Iron Mine Pit at Negaunee. Was the site of the first iron ore discovery in the Lake Superior region in 1844. 3. Presque Isle Park, approximately 3 miles north of

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Gold Prospecting Locations in Michigan RareGoldNuggets

Jul 23, 2014Another proximate mine from Michigan Mine was the Peninsular Gold Mining Company. It produced gold in granite. Other prominent mines in the area during the 1890’s were the Grummett, Swains, Mocklers, Grayling and Giant Mines. In Marquette County, all regional stream gravels and glacial moraine debris contained placer gold. This made the

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For select few in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, a ghost town

Feb 16, 2018Phoenix was the site of the Phoenix Mine, founded in 1845, one of the earliest copper mines in the region. At its peak, the town had a school, churches, hotels, a wagon maker, grocery stores and

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10 Best Copper Mines In Michigan images Michigan, Upper

Sep 27, 2017 Explore corey1337's board "Copper Mines In Michigan" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Michigan, Upper peninsula, Michigan travel.

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Porcupine Mountains: Nonesuch Mine Trail

The Nonesuch Mine site includes an abandoned copper mine and the remains of a small ghost town in the southeast corner of the Porcupine Mountains State Park, just off South Boundary Road. The mine was rather aptly named, as the extremely fine character of its copper deposits was unlike any othervein found in the region and made traditional mining techniques

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Marquette County, Michigan Mines The Diggings™

Filter 333 mines by commodity, disposition, development status, and record type in Marquette County, Michigan. Quick Facts Bismuth,Cadmium,Cobalt,Copper,and Free Water mines located in Marquette County, Michigan.

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