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Iron Mines in Michigan

The Operational Land Imager OLI on Landsat 8 captured this image of iron mines in northern Michigan on September 11 2013 Although the mined areas look like one facility from a satellite perspective there are two separate mines in this scene The Empire Mine which produces about 55 million tons of magnetite each year is on the east side...

These 11 Michigan ghost towns are eerily intriguing

May 21 2019 0183 32 This abandoned village on the UP 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 min...

Gold Silver And Other Mining Claims In Michigan By

Iron Marquette Houghton and other counties with gold silver and other mining activity found In Michigan Quick Facts 1 853 records of mines in Michigan Counti...

A Staggering Fortune In Gold Was Lost Near This Wyoming

Oct 19 2017 0183 32 The area near the Bighorn River in Washakie County proved to be an excellent place for the three friends to mine for gold Jimmy Emerson DVM/Flickr Since the early 1840s The Cowboy State had been rumored to be rich in gold and some people flocking west during the California Gold Rush stopped to try their luck at mining in Wyoming...

michigan abandoned gold mines

Michigan s Upper Peninsula is no stranger to mining known as tailings at the abandoned Dober Mine on the Michigan-Wisconsin border a copper silver and gold mine in operation in neighboring Wisconsin from 1993 to...

Huge Upper Peninsula mine OK d despite major concerns

Aug 13 2019 0183 32 The level of DEQ staff concern and at times frustration with Canadian company Aquila Resources plan to mine for gold zinc and copper within 150...

Michigan Gold panning and Prospecting

Gold was first discovered in the upper peninsula in 1845 but placer gold has been found in numerous creeks and rivers in both the upper and lower peninsulas since Gold primarily occurs in three different geologic settings in Michigan 1 bedrock 2 sediments...

OldMineExploration

Considering that many of these mines closed prior to 1900 it is reasonable to assume that many mines never had their shafts secured in any long-term manner when the mines were abandoned An old caved-in Michigan copper mine shaft that has been secured with new steel posts and barbed wire...

High Grade Gold Left In Old Mines Finding Loads Of Vuggy

Jul 16 2018 0183 32 High grade gold from mineralized samples taken at a couple gold mines on our mineral property and finding loads of vuggy quartz veins all over the claim Our...

michigan Lost Treasure Search Begins Here

Ropes Gold Mine Located three miles northeast of Ishpeming This abandoned gold mine dates back to the 1600 s The Lost Indian Gold Mine Located in the vicinity of Porcupine Mountain near Silver City The Lost Jack Driscoll Silver Mine Located on the upper peninsula of the Huron Mountains close to Ishpeming The Lost Douglas Houghton Gold Mine...

Michigan Silver mining mines mine owners and mine statistics

Michigan Silver mining Silver mine companies mine owners and mine information US-Mining provides information on mines operators and minerals mined in Michigan...

Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of Michigan

Jun 19 2019 0183 32 Abandoned Mining Towns In The Upper Peninsula Of Michigan 4K views Stephanie H Community member When most people think of Michigan they think of the lower peninsula They think of the once-booming automotive industry in Detroit Quite often the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan...

Controversial UP gold mine gets final OK from Michigan

Jun 06 2018 0183 32 The zinc copper and gold-rich mine is the first gold mine in Michigan since the 1990s Ropes the state s last gold mine collapsed in 1989 Although the mining resumed in 1991 failing gold...

Recreational Gold Mining in Michigan

Michigan has lots of abandoned Gold Mines across the state most of which are in the Marquette Range from Marquette to Champion to Skanee I cant confirm it but I have heard of miners working in the woods here and finding good deposits of gold It will be really interesting to see as the price of gold continues to increase if some of these...

Michigan Mines

Feb 11 2021 0183 32 Michigan Mines A list of all the Mines in Michigan with maps driving directions and a local area search function...

Active Gold Mines in the United States Sciencing

The United States is the third-largest gold-producing country after South Africa and Australia Mines in Nevada account for more than 80 percent of US production According to a 2005 article in The New York Times Nevada had approximately 20 open pit gold mines about half of the active mines in the United Stat...

ArchiveGrid Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine Inventory

Inventory 1998 of the underground metallic mines in Baraga Dickinson Gogebic Houghton Iron Keweenaw Marquette and Ontonagon Counti 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...

THE 5 BEST Upper Peninsula Mines with Photos

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 as it is the best developed...

Gold Panning in Wisconsin Where to go Prospecting for Gold

Most of the gold found prospecting in Wisconsin is very fine textured flour gold brought down from Canada and deposited by glaciers This glacial gold does not accumulate in large enough quantities to interest large mining companies but recreational prospectors can find placer gold throughout the streams and rivers of Wisconsin...

home page for lost mines old mining camps ghost towns

Old Lost Mines Ghost Towns Graveyards If you like stories about old lost gold mines lost and buried treasures or old ghost towns you ve come to the right place There are hundreds or maybe even thousands of these kind of fables and tales about old mines and towns that sprung up out of nowhere...

Ghost Towns of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the

Many of the mining towns of the once thriving Copper Country are all but deserted All that remains are a few old mine shafts piles of tailings some deserted houses over 100 years old and broken foundations and rubble Villages were built at the site of the mines and were known as Locations...

Michigan Map of Gold Silver Lost Treasure Sites

While many have mined for gold in the state very few have made a profit from their efforts Still placer gold can be found in Allegan Antrim Charlevoix Emmet...

Lost Gold of Upper Michigan

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...

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850

Dec 18 2018 0183 32 The operation is abandoned in 1845 after a 28 000 investment but only 2 968 returned Though the company produced little copper it was the first serious American mining attempt Sale of copper wire leaps after the message What hath God wrought is sent by telegraph from Washington to Baltimore on May 24th ushering in the electronic...

Fee Mining and Digging for Gems Minerals Gold Crystals

Fee mining sites are places where you can pay a fee to dig for rocks minerals gold or gemstones and keep whatever you find There are many places in the United States where you can pan for gold and have a reasonable chance of finding some There are also places where you can find ruby sapphire opal and many other gemston...

Gold Mining Claim for sale eBay

Gold mining claims and gold mines for sale can be found throughout most of the US west including California Colorado Nevada and Montana You can also find gold mine claims in Alaska The weather around California gold claims for sale may arguably be most suitable for the longest period of mining...

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