metallic ore mining in northern wisconsin

What is Sulfide Mining?  Mining Action Group

What is Sulfide Mining? Mining Action Group

Metallic sulfide mining (aka hard rock mining) is the practice of extracting metals such as nickel, gold and copper from a sulfiderich ore body. Sulfides are a geologic byproduct of mining in this area, and by exposing sulfides to the air and water in our atmosphere, sulfuric acid can be created threatening to poison the nearby water

Minerals of the Bend Deposit, Taylor County, Wisconsin

Minerals of the Bend Deposit, Taylor County, Wisconsin

Minerals of the Bend Deposit, Taylor County, Wisconsin The Bend deposit is a newly discovered ore body in northern Wisconsin. It is similar in geology to the better known Flambeau deposit near Ladysmith, Wisconsin. The Bend deposit is in the Chequamegon National Forest in Taylor County, about 35 miles southeast of Ladysmith.

Companies consider mining for gold in Wisconsin

Companies consider mining for gold in Wisconsin

Nov 27, 20110183;32;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.

Sulfide mine near Eau Claire Dells is possible under new bill

Sulfide mine near Eau Claire Dells is possible under new bill

Sep 21, 20170183;32;Metallic mining has seen little activity in Wisconsin after the Flambeau Mining Co. ore mine closed in 1997 after four years of operation. The site was reclaimed in 1999.

Mining History Mine Headframes and Structures of Michigan

Mining History Mine Headframes and Structures of Michigan

Mining History Mine Headframes and Structures of Michigan Michigan has four major metallic mining ranges, the quot;Copper Countryquot; Mining District of Keweenaw, Houghton, Ontonagon counties (and some explorations in Gogebic), the Marquette Iron Range of Marquette and Baraga counties, the Menominee Iron Range of Dickinson and Iron counties, and the Gogebic Iron Range of Gogebic

silver mines in northern wisconsin 171; BINQ Mining

silver mines in northern wisconsin 171; BINQ Mining

Iron Mining An Issue of Environmental Justice Wisconsin Network . 187;Sign Pledge to Defend the Bad River Watershed from Open Pit Mining a 4 189; mile long open pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills of Northern Wisconsin. Sulfide mining targets minerals like

Mining in Northern Wisconsin Turning Points in Wisconsin

Mining in Northern Wisconsin Turning Points in Wisconsin

Mining in Northern Wisconsin Native Americans mined copper on the shores of Lake Superior in prehistoric times. Between 4,000 and 1,200 B.C., copper jewelry and implements from Wisconsin and Upper Michigan were part of a trade network that stretched from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf Coast, giving rise to the name quot;Old Copper Culture.quot;

Wellregulated sulfide mining can be done effectively

Wellregulated sulfide mining can be done effectively

Wellregulated sulfide mining can be done effectively Ladysmith by the State of Wisconsin and the mining companies was outragous. that it would have been cheaper to simply buy the ore from

Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Mining Iron

Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Mining Iron

Ironbearing ore minerals include oxides, carbonates, silicates, and, in some cases, sulfides. In Wisconsin, the most important iron ore minerals are oxides magnetite (Fe 3 O 4 ), hematite (Fe 2 O 3 ), and goethite/limonite (Fe 2 O 3 H 2 O).

Mining industry set for comeback in Wisconsin

Mining industry set for comeback in Wisconsin

Feb 11, 20180183;32;Mining industry set for comeback in Wisconsin. Posted 550 PM have faded away from the northern Wisconsin city. mining industry's ability to deal with metallic sulfide mining

Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Minerals

Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Minerals

isconsin is home to a wealth of minerals, with incredible variety found throughout the state. Learn more about a mineral by clicking on its name in the table below.

Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Copper

Wisconsin Geological amp; Natural History Survey 187; Copper

Copper at the Wisconsin Mine (Edwards Mine) NE SE Sec. 2 T.47N R.13W occurred as shot and nugget ore with copper masses weighing 115 lbs. Associated minerals are prehnite, calcite, quartz and epidote (Sweet, 1880).

Metallic mining overview  Wisconsin DNR

Metallic mining overview Wisconsin DNR

Sep 18, 20120183;32;Metallic mining has occurred in Wisconsin since the time of the Copper Culture about 2,0005,000 years ago. Mining for metals such as copper, lead, iron and zinc shaped the history of several regions of Wisconsin and played a major role in the development of Wisconsin as a state.

Potential Metallic Mining Development in Northern Wisconsin

Potential Metallic Mining Development in Northern Wisconsin

Potential Metallic Mining Development in Northern Wisconsin The Flambeau Mine extracted about 1000 tons per day of copperrich ore. Reclamation of the pit began in early 1997 and was completed in late 1998. The Crandon deposit is presently being evaluated for the required environmental impact analyses and the mining permit and other related

Minerals of the Lynne Deposit, Oneida County, Wisconsin

Minerals of the Lynne Deposit, Oneida County, Wisconsin

Minerals of the Lynne Deposit, Oneida County, Wisconsin Much has been written recently about mining near Ladysmith, Wisconsin. This, however, is only one of many deposits discovered over the last few decades in northern Wisconsin. Deposits with names such as the Lynne, Bend, Reef and

Every Mine Has Polluted the Water  Sierra Club

Every Mine Has Polluted the Water Sierra Club

Aug 21, 20170183;32;Every Mine Has Polluted the Water August 21, 2017 The Prove It First law protects Wisconsin from unproven and harmful metallic sulfide mining as metallic mining is the largest producer of toxic waste by industrial sector in the US, and these mines often continue to

Birdseye Silver Mine Near Niarada, Montana  The Diggings

Birdseye Silver Mine Near Niarada, Montana The Diggings

The ore body has a podlike shape of unknown dimensions. Associated rock in this area is latite from the Pliocene epoch 5.33 to 2.58 million years ago. The Northern Rocky Mountains physiographic province of the Rocky Mountain System characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.

[Map showing locations of rock and mineral developments

[Map showing locations of rock and mineral developments

Metallic Minerals IRON ORE Shipments of ore from northern Michigan iron ranges totaled 13,380,756 tons for the 1953 seasonan increase of 1,582,506 tons over 1952. This increase was largely due to the increased steel output by the mills and their need to replenish winter stock piles reduced during the 1952 strikes. Shipments were from the ports

Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs

Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs

Apr 12, 20110183;32;After the mine began operating, producing 8 million tons a year of taconite, a lowgrade iron ore, it would support 2,834 jobs in the 12county region of northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and generate a total economic impact of $604 million a year, the report said.

Native Resistance to Multinational Mining Corporations in

Native Resistance to Multinational Mining Corporations in

Native resistance to multinational mining corporations in Wisconsin has been growing for over two decades. It started in 1975 when Exxon discovered the large Crandon zinccopper sulfide deposit in Forest County, one mile upstream of the wild rice beds of the Mole Lake Chippewa (Ojibwe) Reservation, five miles downwind of the Forest County Potawatomi Reservation, and 40 miles (via the Wolf

Mining projects pick up steam in Wisconsin

Mining projects pick up steam in Wisconsin

Metallic mining has seen little activity in Wisconsin after the Flambeau Mining Co. ore mine closed in 1997 after four years of operation. The site was reclaimed 1999.

Iron Mining  Encyclopedia of Wisconsin Environmental History

Iron Mining Encyclopedia of Wisconsin Environmental History

Iron mining refers to the excavation of iron ore, most of which is used as a key component in the production of steel. Most of the iron ore in Wisconsin can either be classified as taconite (2535% iron) or highgrade ore (5070% iron). While Wisconsin is known as an agricultural state, it started as a mining state in the mid19th century. This article highlights several of the pioneering mines of the state as

MichiganIronMines

MichiganIronMines

The men of the search party formed the Jackson Mining Company on July 23, 1845, and iron mining in Michigan officially began. A furnace producing wrought iron from iron ore was erected on the Carp River, and it was there that the first metallic iron was made.

A Theoretical Basis for Exploration for Native Copper in

A Theoretical Basis for Exploration for Native Copper in

A Theoretical Basis for Exploration for Native Copper in Northern Wisconsin By Walter S. White ABSTRACT Exploration for native copper in the Keweenawan lavas of northern Wisconsin has been concentrated in areas of relatively shallow overburden that have sparse to

Crandon mine

Crandon mine

The Crandon site was the location of one of several deposits of metallic sulfide ore found in northern Wisconsin during the 1970s, and its estimated 60 million tons of copper, zinc and other metallic sulfides was thought to hold the highest potential for profit. Three sites in all were proposed for digging.

Ironwood The Rocks of the Penokee Range  Wisconsin Academy

Ironwood The Rocks of the Penokee Range Wisconsin Academy

A recent proposal to extract mineral resources from the Penokee Range, a low mountain ridge in Northern Wisconsin containing a huge deposit of ironrich rocks, has stirred up great controversy around jobs, environmental protection, politics, and the rights of sovereign native nations.

Counties Prepare For Potential Mining Projects As

Counties Prepare For Potential Mining Projects As

Jul 25, 20180183;32;A spokesman with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the agency hasn't received any inquiries from metallic mining companies. The state has received interest from mining companies in the past on at least four deposits with sulfidebearing minerals in Marathon, Taylor, Oneida and Forest counties.

Mining In Wisconsin  The Diggings

Mining In Wisconsin The Diggings

Wisconsin has 1,148 identified mines listed in The Diggings. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Wisconsin mines are Lead , Zinc , and Copper .At the time these mines were surveyed, 127 mines in Wisconsin were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill holeknown as an occurance mine. 1 Wisconsin has 40 prospect mines. 2 974 mines were in

Every Mine Has Polluted the Water  Sierra Club

Every Mine Has Polluted the Water Sierra Club

Aug 21, 20170183;32;Every Mine Has Polluted the Water August 21, 2017 The Prove It First law protects Wisconsin from unproven and harmful metallic sulfide mining as metallic mining is the largest producer of toxic waste by industrial sector in the US, and these mines often continue to

Metallic mining publications and regulations  Wisconsin DNR

Metallic mining publications and regulations Wisconsin DNR

The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) offers for sale an excellent publication that goes into more detail on metallic mine regulation than the above mining information sheets. It presents an indepth discussion of the regulation of metallic mineral mining, the mine permitting process, other regulatory issues, and financial