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Copper mining in Michigan - Wikipedia

Within the state of Michigan, copper is found almost exclusively in the western portion of the Upper Peninsula, in an area known as the Copper Country.The Copper Country is highly unusual among copper-mining districts, because copper is predominantly found in the form of pure copper metal (native copper) rather than the copper oxides or copper ...

Michigan Department of Natural Resources - Official Site

Learn the history of turning Michigan's non-renewable resources (oil, gas and minerals) into recreation opportunities for all.

News & Announcements | Michigan School Business Officials

The Michigan Purchasing Card Consortium might look similar to other card programs – but it's not! It treats all districts that participate the same, regardless of size!

Ghost Towns of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from the ...

CENTRAL MINE At one time Central Mine, opened in 1854, was a top copper producer. It was located in an ancient mining pit along an outcrop below a Greenstone Bluff. presents the Copper Country Historical Page

The history and models of Michigan's Copper Country with a focus on the Copper Range Railroad

Mineral Industries of Michigan – Page 1 of 17

Monument on site of discovery of iron ore in the Lake Superior region, Negaunee, Michigan Mineral Industries of Michigan – Page 1 of 17

Things To Do in Michigan - Upper Peninsula Regional Attractions

Michigan's Upper Peninsula has several attractions to offer you and your family including recreational activities, boat and air tours, museums, and more.

Michigan Ghost Towns: Of the Upper Peninsula (Michigan Ghost ...

This book is a good starting point for people who are researching has-been areas of Upper Michigan. It does not include maps of where the listed ghost towns are located, and I wish it did, but it is a great list of some of the towns that were dependent on the railroad, lumber, mining, and other industries that have since died out, leaving many ...

Adventure Mining Company (Greenland) - TripAdvisor

The Adventure Mining Company offers a variety of tours of the Historic Adventure Copper Mine. Choose from easy 45 minute underground walks to 3 hour excursions that feature rappelling down and 80 foot underground shaft.

Top Attractions in Michigan's Upper Peninsula | Midwest Living

Bounded on three sides by Great Lakes, Michigan's Upper Peninsula is a natural for water-related activities. However, forests, cliffs and mountains beckon, too.

15 Best Things to Do in Upper Peninsula - 2018 (with Photos ...

Things to Do in Upper Peninsula, Michigan: See TripAdvisor's 42,851 traveler reviews and photos of Upper Peninsula tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in July.

Copper Country Road Trips: Copper Mining sites in the Upper ...

Copper Country Road Trips has been updated & filled with Photographs, Maps, and Tours of the Keweenaw . . . Past & Present. A Guide to Michigan's Keweenaw Copper District

Mining - Wikipedia

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner.

History of the Pasty - Michigan Technological University

History of the Pasty . When one thinks of gifts from other cultures that carry with them great historical significance, one usually doesn't think of food.


Overview: A large collection of oral histories from the Copper Country (in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan) and northeastern Minnesota were recorded in the 1970's by staff and students of Suomi College, now Finlandia University.

Michigan Gold: Mining in the Upper Peninsula: Daniel R ...

Michigan Gold: Mining in the Upper Peninsula [Daniel R. Fountain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rear cover notes: The glitter of Gold created an era when a few determined prospectors searched the rugged hills and forests of Michigan's Upper Peninsula for the valuable mineral.

GOLDSHEET Mining Directory - Companies C

CAA Resources - Rapidly growing iron ore product company mining and selling high-quality mineral products to leading steel manufacturers in the People's Republic of China.

New Uranium Mining Projects - USA

General Initiative plans ballot initiative for temporary ban on uranium mining and processing in Michigan A proposed Michigan ballot measure that would prohibit some types of mining and restrict others took a small step forward Wednesday (Oct. 14).