The Copper Handbook Volume 2

The Copper Handbook Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: 1850, and built an eight-stamp mill in 1856. Work was stopped by the company in 1858, but the mine was let on tribune until 1863, when the Windsor tract was absorbed and additional capital secured by a reorganization. The mine shut down in 1865, after expending assessmei ts aggregating $230,000. Some work was done there in 1899 and 1900, but operations were suspended in the fall of the latter year. The mine has produced masses of as much as ten tons weight, and makes a good showing of stamp rock. The Norwich is in the hands of Alfred Meads, of Marquette. OGIMA. Made 491 tons, 308 pounds of copper in the years 1862 to 1887. The name is Chippewa for "fruitful wife." Now part of the Mass Consolidated. OHIO. Became the Hilton. See Hilton. OHIO & DEAD RIVER. The Ohio & Dead River Mining Company was the first concern to do mining work on Isle Royale, and one of the first engaging in the exploitation of the Lake Superior copper district. Work was begun as early as 1844, under a permit from the War Department The ignorance of actual mining conditions exhibited by the management of this corporation was scarcely greater than that of other concerns engaged in like labors at the same early day. The Ohio & Dead River company opened shafts on three' different veins of prehnite and feldspar, each carrying copper, and each about an inch thick. The veins would scarcely have paid for working had they carried as much gold as they actually did contain copper. OHIO & ISLE ROYALE. This corporation begun mining as early as 1845 or 1846, and was the progenitor of the present Isle Royale Consolidated. The company's mining location on Isle Royale was next southwest of the Siskowit, on 23-66-34. Some mining work was also done on 27-66--34, more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236504062
  • 9781236504067