Michigan Gold Mine

The Back Forty – A Michigan Gold Mine – respectmyplanet.org

Dec 26, 2015· The Back Forty Project sits on the banks of the Menominee River which drains to Lake Michigan via Green Bay just north of the eponymous city. RMP has created an interactive Google Map of the Back Forty Gold Mine which is embedded at the bottom of this post if …

Welcome to the Adventure Mine!

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 1850 and operated until 1920 and is a native copper mine typical of the Keweenaw area.

Lost Gold of Upper Michigan - mikelclassen

This is a true historic tale of exploration, of hardship, of discovery, of gold and of shattered lost hopes in the Lake Superior region of Michigan. Michigan's Upper Peninsula was a treasure trove of wealth in minerals and gold was no exception. The true story of the lost Sauks Head Mines in Marquette County

Michigan Mining History

Michigan’s Iron Ranges. Early surface mining on the Marquette Iron Range at the Jackson Iron Mine in Negaunee (ca1860). Shaft and ore stockpiles at the Negaunee Mine. Underground mining at the Vulcan Mine on the Menominee Iron Range near Norway, Michigan. The Ropes Gold Mine …

Collecting Copper in Michigan's Copper Country - Where to ...

Mar 25, 2014· During the period of most intense copper mining in Michigan, many specimens of local minerals were donated to the museum. Their collection of Michigan minerals is the finest in the world and there is a strong local emphasis on their displays. Check out our custom search and view all the minerals from Michigan for sale on eBay.

Copper mining in Michigan - Wikipedia

Michigan's native copper industry was essentially dead, after producing 11 billion pounds (5.0 million metric tons) of copper. Several companies attempted to reopen copper mines during the next two decades, including attempts by the Homestake Mining Company. None of these attempts lasted more than a couple of years or proved profitable.

Back Forty Project - Aquila Resources Inc.

Back Forty is Aquila’s -owned development-stage project delineating a zinc- and gold-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit located along the mineral-rich Penokean Volcanic Belt in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Michigan-Copper-Mines - miningartifacts.org

The Copper Range Company was a major copper mining company in the Copper Country of Michigan, It began as a holding company specializing in shares in the copper mines south of Houghton, Michigan, and was dissolved in 1915 with all assets transferred to the Copper Range Co. Copper Range controlled through share ownership the Copper Range ...

Michigan Mining History

In the 1960’s, after a century and a half, the high cost of underground mining forced the last of the mines to close. Michigan Tech, the modern incarnation of the historic Michigan College of Mines, now anchors the local economy in Houghton, nearby Hancock, and other towns throughout the Copper Country.

Michigan Gold Mine (MRDS #10310179) AU - mrdata.usgs.gov

Michigan Gold Mine. Producer in Marquette county in Michigan, United States with commodity Gold. Map. XML. ... MICHIGAN GOLD CO (1887-96), ISHPEMING GOLD MINES (1905), MICHIGAN QUARTZ SILICA CO (1909), MICHIGAN GOLD MINES, IN (1933), MICHIGAN GOLD MINING CO. (1935), MARQUETTE MINES (1939), CALLAHAN MINING CO. (1985). CLOSED IN 1984 AND …

Copper I - Michigan State University

MICHIGAN’S COPPER DEPOSITS AND MINING. The first mineral boom in the United States occurred in 1843 when people from all over the continent began to chase the copper, silver and iron of Michigan’s upper peninsula. These mines were in commercial operation for more than a hundred years.

Gold Prospecting Locations in Michigan - RareGoldNuggets.com

Jul 23, 2014· Several other streams located near the Ropes Gold Mine, where some of the old area prospect pits were situated, contained placer gold. Actually, any waterway in Michigan has the potential to hold gold. Below are some additional rivers and streams in Michigan that have produced gold …

Michigan Mines (Start Row: 76)

Michigan Mines: A list of all the Mines in Michigan with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

Where to Pan for Gold in Michigan. - goldrushnuggets.com

One noteworthy area is the Ropes Gold Mine north of Ishpeming in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. In 1881, Julius Ropes discovered gold in some rock outcroppings there, and formed the Ropes Gold and Silver Company to expand works on his new discovery. Gold mining continued for decades, changing hands numerous times until it was closed in 1991.


Open File Report - Gold in Michigan – Page 3 of 34 Lane, Alfred C. 1902, Third Ann. Report of the State Geologist, Michigan, 1902, Report of State Board of Michigan Geological Survey, pp.

Where to Find Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils in Michigan

Amongst the active mines in Michigan is the Eagle Mine Project which is situated in the Yellow Dog Plains in Marquette County and the Copperwood Mine in Gogebic County. Float copper can be found by metal detecting in these known copper-bearing regions of Michigan Upper Peninsula.

Gold Panning Spots in Michigan | USA Today

If you're going to Michigan, pack your gold pan, and you might come home with a little gold in your pocket. The Great Lakes State allows recreational panning on its state and federal lands with no ...

Michigan Mines for Sale | Buy Michigan Mines at BizQuest

Michigan Mines for Sale. BizQuest has more Michigan Mines for sale listings than any other source. Whether you are looking to buy a Michigan Mines for sale or sell your Michigan Mines, BizQuest is the Internet's leading Michigan Mines for sale marketplace.

ArchiveGrid : Michigan Underground Abandoned Mine Inventory

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

Pure Michigan | Official Travel & Tourism Website for Michigan

Whether you are traveling with your family or making memories with friends – you are on the brink of planning a vacation so unique, it can only be classified as Pure Michigan.

The Mine Golf Course | Michigan Golf Courses | Michigan ...

The Mines Golf Course houses 18 holes of rolling bluegrass fairways and undulating bent grass greens. The course offers playability from four sets of tees, making your round truly exceptional. The course is built 150 feet above gypsum mines that were utilized as early as the 1860’s.

Michigan Mine (Michigan Gold Mine), North Lake, Ely ...

Michigan Mine (Michigan Gold Mine), North Lake, Ely Township, Marquette Co., Michigan, USA : A gold mine located N of North Lake (town) in Ely Township.

Back Forty Mine Homepage | Aquila Resources Inc ...

The Back Forty Mine is a proposed open-pit zinc and gold mine located in Menominee County in the South Central part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The mine is estimated to produce 512 million pounds of zinc and 468 thousand ounces of gold.


We 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 U.S. 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.