An exploration and discovery
  • 148 Pages
  • 2.59 MB
  • English
Ontonagon-miner press , [Ontonagon, Mich.]
Calumet and Hecla Mining Com
Statementmade by Edwin J. Hulbert, 1854 to 1864.
LC ClassificationsTN443.Z6 C3 1893
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6971073M
LC Control Number06021803

Red Metal is a different kind of book on American industrial history. It's a dramatic story linked to the present by the energies and fortunes of the men who move in colorful realism through its pages; it's a story of fortunes and misfortunes, of foresight and mistakes, of successes and failures of American enterprise relating to the largest of the copper mines of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.4/5(2).

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The story of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company allows us to follow the entire life of an industry. Here, C&H experienced its birth, growth, struggles and eventual death.

The remaining buildings and ruins are vivid reminders of this past and the people who were part of it. It marked the C & H Conglomerate (up to 25 ft thick) which was the richest of all and the most consistent.

It was mined to great depth and left a huge mined out area underneath Red Jacket. The shafts that cross through along Mine Street Calumet-conglomerate. book Calumet, behind the High School and on to Osceola and beyond mark the trace of this conglomerate.

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 acquire the land rights, before. Under Agassiz's guidance, Calumet and Hecla grew into a world-renowned mining company.

It remained competitive even when it was being eclipsed in the s and s by new copper operations in Arizona and Montana. The rich, deep Calumet conglomerate lode played a role in ensuring the company’s success, as did the mine’s productive employees.

The Centennial Copper Co. was unusual because it sank shafts into no less than three different local copper ore-bearing lodes: the Calumet Calumet-conglomerate. book Lode, the Osceola Amygdaloid Lode, and the Kearsarge Amygdaloid fact the great Calumet & Hecla Mining Co. (C&H) worked on these same lodes at fabulous profit, a couple miles to the south.

Tamarack Mine, Tamarack, Calumet Township, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA: An underground copper mine located near Calumet, MI. The Tamarack Mining Co. was organized in in the hopes of profiting from the rich Calumet Conglomerate that made C&H millions of dollars.

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The book "Tamarack Town–Mines, People, Places" by Paul T. Steele () contains photographs and descriptions of the mines, mills, and town of that name. There is the Tamarack Junior Mine, which was originally a portion of the Tamarack Mining Company on the Calumet Conglomerate but was set off in about as an independent Size: 1MB.


& Welch, Edwin J. Published by Geol Soc Amer Bull (). The book contains just under three hundred postcards featuring a variety of topics: mining, mills, machines, shipping, the strike oftowns and villages, and a smattering of other images in a miscellaneous section.

The following book was published in (actually a collection of several long letters) in which Hulbert described his work and discoveries from to Unfortunately it could not be found online. Hulbert, E. J., Calumet-Conglomerate, Ontonagon Miner Press p.

a feasibility report on developing and mining native copper from the hills creek deposit in the calumet conglomerate lode was published in the report estimated 45 million tons of copper ore with a grade in excess of % cu.

The first newspaper notice of the discovery of the Calumet conglomerate appeared in the Houghton Gazette as of Novem It reads as follows: "Strange Discovery. -- A party exploring Calumet property, in cleaning out an old Indian pit in the conglomerate, on Sec.

14, found an old wooden shovel, in a very good state of preservation.

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The Keweenaw series of Michigan Volume 1 [Alfred Church Lane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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.

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Excerpt: large flow that often occurs close under the Calumet : Alfred Church Lane. Copper 'Skulls' are casts after felsite and rhyolite pebbles in the Calumet Conglomerate. The best examples, as in the case of this specimen, clearly show the original form of the pebble.

The interior of this piece is nicely hollow and the reverse looks like a beach worn cobble. The patina is. Hulbert, a friend of Agassiz's brother-in-law, Quincy Adams Shaw, had discovered a rich copper lode known as the Calumet conglomerate on the Keweenaw Peninsula in t persuaded them, along with a group of friends, to purchase a controlling interest in the mines, which later became known as the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company based in Calumet, mater: Harvard University.

The Centennial Mine consisted of 7 inclined shafts just north of Calumet. The Schoolcraft Mining Co. was organized in and worked the Calumet Conglomerate in a small scale operation until it went bankrupt in Library of Michigan - Browsers that can not handle javascript will not be able to access some features of this site.

Some functions of this site are disabled for browsers blocking jQuery. Title: Calumet conglomerate Publication Red Jacket (Calumet P.O.), L.S., Mich.: Conglomerate Printing Co., Frequency Weekly Library of Michigan Title: The evening journal Alternate Title: Hancock evening journal Frequency Daily (except Sunday) Library.

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Red Metal: The Calumet and Hecla Story by Benedict, C. Harry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior toproduced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source).

The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials. Get this from a library. Deep mining methods, conglomerate mine of the Calumet and Hecla Consolidated Copper Co.

[Harry Vivian] -- This paper deals principally with the retreating method of mining as applied in the Calumet & Hecla Consolidated Copper [Companies] deep Conglomerate mine, pointing out some of the difficulties.

It wasn't until ** that Edwin Hulbert discovered the load of copper called the Calumet Conglomerate upon which the town would revolve around and Red Jacket (Calumet) wasn't organized as a town until20 years AFTER Lansing was chosen as the capital.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "The Upper peninsula of Michigan: an inventory of historic engineering and industrial sites" See other formats. The Calumet Conglomerate Lode plunged almost 6, feet beneath the surface along an outcropping that extended almost two miles long.

By the time this sketch was drawn, the rich lode produced more than 40% of the native copper mined from the entire district. Osceola Mine, Osceola, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA: An underground copper mine consisting of 11 shafts around Calumet. The Osceola Mining Co.

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organized in and worked the Calumet Conglomerate. Inthe Osceola Amygdaloid was discovered. In.Copper Country. likes. The Copper Country is an area in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States, including all of Keweenaw County, 5/5(27).

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