Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery M W MineralsRock Collecting Tour of the Eastern and Central Upper

Mineral Specimens from Michigan for Sale Minerals from Michigan Gallery Go here for other minerals from the United States at the Minerals from the United States Gallery click on the title link or photo to proceed to a specimen s pageRock Collecting Tour of the Eastern and Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan Vein quartz is abundant at the Michigan Gold Mine a few miles west and north of Ishpeming Some fragments of quartz contain tourmaline a black shiny mineral in long needle like crystals Other minerals such as barite a white platy heavy mineral and manganese

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Find Rock Gem Mineral Shows in MichiganExplore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums Michigan

Search our Mapped Listings for all Rock Mineral Shows GeoSites Museums Gem Bead Shows Please read special notice about this website at the bottom of the page about dates and locations To advertise on this site click here to purchaseThe Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee 9 miles west of Marquette offers photos of everyday life in mining towns and a timeline of how mine work evolved Outside a trail connects the museum to the 47 mile Iron Ore Heritage Trail which passes artwork interpretive signs and relics of the region’s mining history By Gary Thompson

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Welcome to the Adventure Mine Quincy Mine Wikipedia

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 and operated until and is a native copper mine typical of the Keweenaw areaThe Quincy Mine is an extensive set of copper mines located near Hancock MichiganThe mine was owned by the Quincy Mining Company and operated between and although some activities continued through the s The Quincy Mine was known as Old Reliable as the Quincy Mine Company paid a dividend to investors every year from through

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Michigan Mining HistoryFive Tips for the Ultimate Late Season ORV Ride Michigan

The 8th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Houghton Michigan June 5 8 Houghton is at the center of the “Copper Country” and the home of Michigan You will find that every site has some element that makes it a favorite the technical riding the scenery the wildlife the history and so much more Touring the mining towns and camping at the very tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan s Upper Peninsula certainly is near the top

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Rock Collecting in the Upper Peninsula of MichiganKeweenaw Peninsula Wikipedia

Rock Collecting in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan The Upper Peninsula is a spectacular place for rockhounds Take one of these tours of the UP for a great collection of rocks and minerals Don t forget to collect some copperThe Keweenaw Peninsula / ˈ k iː w ɪ n ɔː / KEE wi naw sometimes locally /ˈkiːvənɔː/ is the northernmost part of Michigan s Upper Peninsula It projects into Lake Superior and was the site of the first copper boom in the United Stat As of the census its population was roughly 43 200

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Collecting Copper in Michigan s Copper Country Where to Copper mining in Michigan Wikipedia

Mar 25 32 Michigan The Caledonia Mine is a fee dig site that requires an advance reservation When digging at this site collectors are given a large pile of stockpiled copper ore and tools to go through it Weekly collecting events on Thursdays and Saturdays are also held from the first Thursday in June to the last Saturday in August on the ore pileCopper mining in the Upper Peninsula boomed and from until when it was exceeded by Butte Montana the Michigan Copper Country was the nation s leading producer of copper In most years from through Michigan produced more than three quarters of the nation s copper and in produced more than 95 of the country s copper

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Mineral Specimens from Michigan Gallery M W MineralsMichigan Minerals Listed by Mineral Name

Mineral Specimens from Michigan for Sale Minerals from Michigan Gallery Go here for other minerals from the United States at the Minerals from the United States Gallery click on the title link or photo to proceed to a specimen s pageMinerals Found in Michigan deqstatemi/gsd 1 of 11 Michigan Minerals Listed by Mineral Name Based on MI DEQ GSD Bulletin 6 “Mineralogy of Michigan”

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Home A E Seaman Mineral MuseumGo on a Beer Road Trip Your Guide to Upper Peninsula

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer which includes providing equal opportunity for Mar 01 32 This hidden gem is a must for Michigan craft beer enthusiasts as well as the hungry hiking partner At one time the hub of the Upper Peninsula’s mining

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Reservations Caledonia MineArchiveGrid Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine Inventory

Ore pile reservations are on select Thursday and Saturdays they begin on June 2 and end on August 30 Please check our store for Ore Pile Reservation availability Private Ore Pile rates for are $200 per ore pile for up to four people or a family Private ore piles are original mine run ore from the Caledonia MineInventory 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

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Gold Panning In Michigan Where to Get Gold NuggetsMichigan s coolest rocks and where to find them

Dec 08 32 Thank you GOLDSUPPLIES for the great new equipment at a discount price Great Video Of Gold Panning Technique For Getting Gold In Michigan Discussion Of Where In Michigan To Get Gold Jun 28 32 Michigan was the nation s largest producer of copper from to according to Michigan State University The copper ore rich rocks lived in rock layers deep in Lake Superior

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Iron Mountain Iron Mine Vulcan All You Need to WELCOME TO DELAWARE MINE HOME

Sep 30 32 The one fellow told us all about the equipment that was used in the mine the history of the mine the workers that worked long grueling hours the conditions they worked under So much history it was a very informative tourWe are located on the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula in the northernmost part of Michigan s Upper Peninsula in the historic ghost town of Delaware Just off US 41 we are 12 miles south of Copper Harbor and 38 miles north of Houghton Hours are 10 00am until 6 00pm est 7 days a week from mid May until mid October

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MICHIGAN’S GEM STONESMichigan Stone Info On The Rocks

Michigan’s Gem Stones H J Hardenberg Page 1 of 2 MICHIGAN’S GEM STONES H J Hardenberg Economic Geologist MICHIGAN GEOLOGICAL SURVEY April Ordinarily when we think of native Michigan minerals suitable for cutting and polishing we think first of the minerals of Isle Royale and the Keweenaw PeninsulaThe byproduct was dumped into Lake Michigan and shows up from time to time on the beaches from Leland to Traverse City Michigan Greenstone Chlorastrolite This gemstone was made our Michigan State gem in It is unique to Isle Royale and a few old copper mines on the Keweenaw Peninsula The name translates to “Green Star Stone”

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