copper mines of lake Superior

by T. A. Rickard

Publisher: The Engineering & mining journal in New York & London

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Pagination164 p. incl. front.,
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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 ancient copper mines on Superiors isle royale for example, although predictable disputed, produced over , tons of copper for a . The Coppermines Lakes Cottages have over 80 beautiful Lake District cottages for rent for holiday and short breaks. Come experience the Lakes and Cumbria in one of our self-catering cottages. Offering Lake District Cottages for couples, families, group accommodation and a Lake District mountain wedding venue. Pet friendly cottages with hot tubs. Book/Printed Material A true description of the Lake Superior country, its rivers, coasts, bays, harbors, islands, and commerce, with Bayfield's chart; [showing the boundary line as established by Joint Commission]. Also a minute account of the copper mines and working companies, accompanied by a map of the mineral regions; showing by their no. and place all the different .

The mines caught the interest of David Pompeani, a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh, who went looking for clues beneath the chilly waters of Lake Superior. He hypothesized that. The Copper Mines of Lake Superior by Thomas Arthur Rickard starting at $ The Copper Mines of Lake Superior has 16 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   Beyond the Boundaries book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Spanning the years , Beyond the Boundaries focuses on /5.   mine rat productions exploring and old mines of copper country,mining history,float copper,mining ruins,head frames in the keewe.

In , the Minesota Mine properties were taken over by the Michigan Copper Mining Co. when it incorporated in January of that year. The Michigan Copper Mining Co. holdings consisted of 4, acres of mineral land, 1, acres of timber land and a acre mill site. This included the sites and of the old Minesota, Superior and Rockland mines. The existence of native copper on the shore of Lake Superior was first published to the world in in a book by M. Lagarde in Paris, France. An Indian named Awatanick, reportedly had passed from Green Bay to Lake Superior the year before and reported “that its borders were enriched with lead mines and copper of such excellent quality that.   The Copper Mines of Lake Superior (Classic Reprint) por Ossian Doolittle Ashley, , disponible en Book Depository con envío : Ossian Doolittle Ashley. Coordinates. The Michigan Smelter was a copper smelter located at Cole's Creek on the Keweenaw Waterway north-west of Houghton, Michigan near the old Atlantic smelter was created in as a joint effort between the Copper Range Company and Stanton group of mines. An Atlantic dam on the site was reused by the smelter as a water source. In , the .

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The Copper Mines of Lake Superior and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. The copper mines of lake Superior Paperback – January 1, by T. Rickard (Author)Author: T. Rickard. The copper mines of lake Superior, Unknown Binding – January 1, by T. A Rickard (Author)Author: T. A Rickard.

The Copper Princess: A Story of Lake Superior Mines is an adventure set in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The delightful story features a brave and wholesome hero struggling for his rightful copper mining inheritance against smugglers and bandits/5.

Beyond the Boundaries: Life and Landscape at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, Life and Landscape at the Lake Superior Copper Mines Cited by: About the Author Larry Lankton is Professor of History at Michigan Technological University. His previous publications include Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines (OUP ), winner of the Great Lakes History Prize.

out of 5 stars Beyond the BoundariesCited by: The first copper mines of the Lake Superior region, as we have seen, were on the veins of the Eagle River district, which cut "across" the bedding of the trap, copper mines of lake Superior book.

In Hollowed Ground, author Larry Lankton tells the story of two copper industries on Lake Superior-native copper mining, which produced about 11 billion pounds of the metal from the s until the late s, and copper sulfide mining, which began in the s and produced another billion pounds of copper through the by: The Copper Princess: A Story of Lake Superior Mines is an adventure set in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The delightful story features a brave and wholesome hero struggling for his rightful copper mining inheritance against smugglers and bandits.5/5(1). Indian legends tell the mining was done by fair-haired “marine men”. Along with wooden tools, and stone hammers, a walrus-skin bag has been found (Ref.1).

A huge copper boulder was found in the bottom of a deep pit raised up on solid oak timbers, still preserved in the anaerobic conditions for more than 3, years. Rapp and others (Ref.8,53) report that using trace element “fingerprints”, using mostly Lake Superior copper samples, probable geographic/geologic source copper mines of lake Superior book can be done.

The work of Hancock et al. (Ref) showed again that native copper, including Michigan copper, showed lower levels of tin, arsenic, gold, and especially cobalt. Lake Superior copper has been found as far west as the Rocky Mountains, as far north as the Arctic, and as far south as Louisiana.

The region’s copper was almost entirely pure, making pre-industrial extraction possible. The ancient miners dug around 5, pits, some with five-metre deep shafts that included some : Correy Baldwin. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rickard, T.A.

(Thomas Arthur), Copper mines of lake Superior. New York & London, Engineering & mining journal, COPPER MINES OF LAKE SUPERIOR book. Our professional services was introduced having a wish to work as a complete on the internet digital collection which o2ers use of large number of PDF book collection.

In his text entitled Ancient Copper Mines of Lake Superior, John Jacob Houghton relates, beginning on page On the south shore of Lake Superior the works of the ancient miners extend over a district of country comprising what is known as the Trap Range, having a length of one hundred and fifty miles through Keweenaw, Houghton and Ontonagon Counties.

Copper mines of lake Superior. New York & London, Engineering & mining journal, (OCoLC) Online version: Rickard, T.A. (Thomas Arthur), Copper mines of lake Superior. New York & London, Engineering & mining journal, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer.

So the problem of where the copper went remains. Furthermore, the copper was definitely worthy of a transoceanic voyage. The copper around Lake Superior was the best and most important copper found in the world. In the period of to BC, the copper was exported to the Mexican Toltecs – and perhaps even other civilisations further south.

Concentrating on technology, economics, labor, and social history, Cradle to Grave documents the full life cycle of one of America's great mineral ranges from the s to the s.

Lankton examines the workers' world underground, but is equally concerned with the mining communities on the surface/5. They were mining, smelting and making copper tools (mainly) and also trading it with other native Americas.

So, if you use the shows math figures (10, people for 1, years mining billion pounds of copper), I could easily say that only 3, native Americans a year, mining copper for 3, years, could easily mine the same amount. A book, privately published and now out of print, Prehistoric Copper Mining in the Lake Superior Region, by Professors O.J.

DuTemple and R.W. Drier, provided a collection of various reference articles. Rapp and others (Ref.8,53) report that using trace element “fingerprints”, using mostly Lake Superior copper samples, probable geographic/geologic source identification can be done.

The work of Hancock et al. (Ref) showed again that native copper, including Michigan copper, showed lower levels of tin, arsenic, gold, and especially cobalt.

Minerals of the Lake Superior Region Native Silver from Silver Islet, Thunder Bay District, Ontario. What it is: The Lake Superior copper district is also a world-class source of native silver, the mineral form of the metal silver.

Most native copper mines produced some native silver. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. The Copper Mines of Lake Superior by Thomas Arthur Rickard. Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of. It continued until 1, BC. Around 1, AD mining was restarted and lasted until 1, AD. The largest mine discovered was located on Isle Royale, an island in Lake Superior near the Canadian border.

They worked the rock by using fire and cold water to break the copper ore into smaller pieces. Then they could transport it to other locations.

Copper agate mineralization appears to encourage eye formation to a far greater degree than in the glacial Lake Superior agates found elsewhere. This is a companion book to the introductory Lake Superior Copper Agates. The Copper Princess: A Story of Lake Superior Mines is an adventure set in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The delightful story features a brave and wholesome hero struggling for his rightful copper mining inheritance against smugglers and bandits. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it * 0. 1 Star The Copper Mines of Lake Superior.

by Ossian Doolittle Ashley. Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them Author: Ossian Doolittle Ashley. Prehistoric Copper Mining in the Lake Superior Region book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

Mines and mining (with a tabular statement of the mines in the Lake Superior District, giving mine names, locations, elevation, rock types, lode descriptions, shaft depth, length of adit, amount of ore raised; 6.

Veins and vein stones, 7. Metallurgy, 8. Drift of the Lake Superior. History. InEdwin J. Hulbert discovered a copper-bearing section of what became known as the Calumet Conglomerate of Precambrian age. The find was in Houghton County, Michigan, between the rich Cliff mine to the northeast, and the copper mines of Portage Lake to the southwest, but a long way from either.

Hulbert formed the Hulbert Mining Company in to. Poor planning cripples Henry's adventurous spirit, and in the spring of his mine collapses after producing little copper. "The copper ores of Lake Superior can never be profitably sought for but local consumption.

The country must be cultivated and peopled before they can deserve notice." -Alexander Henry. In Prehistoric Copper Mining in the Lake Superior Region, published inDrier and Du Temple estimated that overtons of copper had been mined from the region.

However, David Johnson and Susan Martin contend that their estimate was based on exaggerated and inaccurate t point: Mount Desor.Native Americans were the first to mine and work the copper of Lake Superior and the Keweenaw Peninsula of northern Michigan between BCE and BCE.

The natives used this copper to produce tools.The Copper Princess: A Story of Lake Superior Mines is an adventure set in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The delightful story features a brave and wholesome hero struggling for his rightful copper mining inheritance against smugglers and bandits/5(27).