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ANCIENT MINING ON THE SHORES OF LAKE SUPERIOR

ANCIENT MINING ON THE SHORES OF LAKE SUPERIOR. PRELIMINARY REMARKS. The evidences of ancient mining operations within the mineral region of Lake Superior were first brought to public notice in the winter of 1847-8.

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Companies consider mining for gold in Wisconsin

As mining has taken a higher profile in Wisconsin in 2011, mineral exploration company Aquila Resources Inc. has quietly become the most active player in the state.

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Florence County, Wisconsin - Genealogy Trails History Group

Florence Mine.—The location of the Florence Mine is on the north half of the southeast quarter and the northeast quarter of Section 20, Town 40 north. Range 18 east. Range 18 east. The fee is the joint ownership of the Menominee Mining Company and H. D. Fisher.

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Gold Prospecting Articles - Gold Rush Trading Post

Travel Articles - Gold Mining Ghost Towns, Gold Mine Tours, Historic Sites & More : White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, Alaska. Klondike Gold Rush - Skagway, Alaska. ... Mining History of Death Valley National Park Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, California. Argo Mine …

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Home - Rio Tinto Reclaimed Flambeau Mine

The Flambeau Mine, located along the shores of the Flambeau River near Ladysmith, Wisconsin, operated from 1993 to 1997 and was reclaimed by 1999. As the first mine to earn permits and operate under Wisconsin's stringent modern mining laws, the Flambeau Mine met the highest mining, exploration and reclamation standards.

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Illinois-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Wisconsin lead mining peaked in the 1840s. In 1844, a third of the region's residents left for copper and iron mines elsewhere and the discovery of gold in California caused many others to head west in 1849.

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History - Fair Play California

History: Fair Play originated as a gold mining camp in the Sierra Foothills during the California gold rush. The first recorded settlers at Fair Play, as it was originally spelled, were …

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WYOMING_GOLD - IOWAGOLD

Gold was discovered about 25 miles south of Lander in 1842, but mining did not begin seriously until at least the early part of 1870. There are many placers, but lode gold has been the most important.

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USGS Minerals Information: Map Data

For locations where multiple commodities are produced (for example, a mine that produces both gold and silver), the commodities are listed alphabetically. The value figure shows estimates of the value of nonfuel minerals produced in the United States in 1997.

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Cottage Grove History

Visit the Bohemia Gold Mining Museum at 737 Main St. (hours: Wed, Thurs & Sat, 1 pm - 4 pm, 541-942-9044) to see a collection of photographs, tools, rocks, minerals and other artifacts paying tribute to the area's gold mining history.

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Mine Tours by State - Abandoned Mines of ...

El Dorado Gold Mine Website: Address: 1.3 Mile Elliott Hwy, Fox, AK 99709 Contact: (907) 479-6673 Independence Mine Website: dnr.alaska.gov ...

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Project: Wisconsin's sand rush - WisconsinWatch ...

Mining companies, Chippewa County and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are teaming up on a $232,000, five-year study probing how the vast tracts of Wisconsin used for nonmetallic mining — including for frac sand — can best be reclaimed.

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Where to Find Gold in the United States

This gold may be still embedded in rock, known as "lode gold", or it may have been deposited in a placer (a natural concentration of gold particles in sand or gravel bars) after weathering from the host rock -- or it may be found in plant tissues, or seawater, or …

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Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey » Gold

Gold, copper, and silver were worked briefly in an operation called the Chicago Mine between 1879 and 1881 in the north 1/2 of sec. 22 (Cox, 2002). Other operations of this same era and extent were in NE sec. 16, T44N R3W; NW sec. 6 T44N R5W, SE sec. 12 T45N R3W (Cox, 2002).

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Gold mining in Wisconsin? Bill in Senate could start ...

Wisconsin Senate clears the way for mining copper, gold. A bill passed Tuesday replaces a law that essentially bars companies from extracting any material besides iron and sand because of ...

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Wyoming Gold Panning - Prospecting Info

Gold Panning and Prospecting in Wyoming . GOLD Gold was first discovered in Wyoming streams along the Old Oregon Trail in the headwaters of Wyoming's Sweetwater River in 1842.

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Illinois State Geological Survey Gold: Its Occurrence in ...

Gold: Its Occurrence in Illinois Gold is not known to occur in minable deposits anywhere in Illinois, so prospecting essentially refers to recreational panning. Gold has never been mined in Illinois, not even as a by-product of other types of mining such as fluorite, zinc-lead, or sand and gravel.

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Iron County, Wisconsin Internet- Iron Mining

Iron Mining: Downloads: Amendment to Bulk Sampling Ordinance Public Notice: Conditions for Gogebic Taconite Bulk Sampling Conditional Use Permit: Draft District Lang Mineral Expl CUP 08052013: Draft District Lang Mineral Expl 20130805: Ferrous Metallic Mineral Bulk Sampling Rev. 8-22-13:

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Phoenicia, Phoenician Mining

Phoenician Mining: Click for Mobile Version ... The Phoenicians were thus very early in their history driven afield for the supply of their needs, and among the principal causes of their first voyages of discovery must be placed the desire of finding and occupying regions which contained the metallic treasures wherein their own proper country ...

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Local Histories and Places of Interest – Grant County ...

Although Hamilton was active in securing Wisconsin's territorial status, he eventually left to pursue California gold in 1849. Muscoda's business district moved from the river to its present location after the arrival of the railroad in 1856.

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Gold Prospectors Association of America | Home

The Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA) was founded in 1968 to preserve and promote the great heritage of the North American Prospector. The GPAA is also dedicated to providing a platform for the exchange of information, presenting an organized voice for small scale miners, professional prospectors and helping its members find more gold.

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The Gold Mine Historical Site, near Upson, Wisconsin - YouTube

 · The North Country Trail goes by the site of an old Gold Mine in Iron County, Wisconsin

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Wyoming Gold Maps | Gold Claims

Our Wyoming Gold Maps show 45,023 active gold claims and 258,231 abandoned gold claims throughout the state. Of those active claims, 38,311 are lode claims and 6,712 are placer claims. Of those abandoned claims, 237,632 are lode and 20,599 are placer.

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wisconsin gold mining history

WIS - Midwest Prospector. Wisconsin geological maps showing the types and thickness of the glacial overburden. Areas with thin overburden are likely to produce the best gold and copper finds.

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Dancy Wisconsin Gold Mining Equipment | Claims ...

Gold panning in Dancy Wisconsin is a popular tourist attraction in places with a history of gold mining, such as Alaska and California. The most widely used modern form of gold mining in Dancy Wisconsin comes in hard rock mining.

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Mining History Association Links

Mining history education is the prime goal of the Mining History Association. Home: Membership: Newsletter: ... Maryland Gold Mine and Gold Mine Loop Trail, C and O Canal Historic Park, Potomac, Maryland ... Wisconsin. The Badger Mine and Museum, Shullsburg, Wisconsin…

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Mining History Articles

Mining History Articles Mine Locations of the Chilson Brothers From the May 15 1926 Arizona Mining Journal - the authentic history of the mining activities of the Chilson brothers who were active in the locating and developing of Arizona's mineral resources.

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Madison County, MT Gold Mines - US Mining

Madison County, MT Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Madison County, MT

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Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin | Wisconsin ...

Wisconsin History Highlights: Delving into the Past (Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2004); Gara, Larry. A Short History of Wisconsin. (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1962); Thwaites, Reuben Gold " Notes on Early Lead Mining in the Fever (or Galena) River Region" Collections of the State Historical Society of ...

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Home - Rio Tinto Reclaimed Flambeau Mine

The Flambeau Mine, located along the shores of the Flambeau River near Ladysmith, Wisconsin, operated from 1993 to 1997 and was reclaimed by 1999. As the first mine to earn permits and operate under Wisconsin's stringent modern mining laws, the Flambeau Mine met the highest mining, exploration and reclamation standards.

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Wisconsin-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Lead ore was the first metal ore mined in Wisconsin, followed by zinc and iron. Although southwestern Wisconsin is best known today for its rich farmlands, place names such as Mineral Point, Hardscrabble, New Diggings, Black Jack and Lead Mine evoke an earlier time when local mines produced much of …

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GOLD PLACERS AND THEIR GEOLOGIC ENVIRONMENT IN ...

gold placers and their geologic environment in northwestern ... prepared in cooperation with the state of colorado, the colorado metal mining fund the colorado mining association and the colorado geological survey board contributions to economic geology, 1947 ... gold placers and their geologic environment in northwestern park county, colorado ...

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GOLD PLACERS AND THEIR GEOLOGIC ENVIRONMENT IN ...

gold placers and their geologic environment in northwestern ... prepared in cooperation with the state of colorado, the colorado metal mining fund the colorado mining association and the colorado geological survey board contributions to economic geology, 1947 ... gold placers and their geologic environment in northwestern park county, colorado ...

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