White Pine Mine White Pine, MI. While it had been known for decades that a huge deposit of copper lay beneath Ontonagon County, Michigan, because of its
the mines and minerals of. Michigan39s Copper Country flep LOSO ofrhe Copper Range Company,. White Pine, Michrgm Used wuh permission.
Copper mining in Michigan became an important industry in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Only the Copper Range company39s White Pine mine remained open, and its ore was mostly copper sulfides, rather than native copper. Michigan39s native Some of these are now part of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.
PROJECT middot White Pine North Project 100 subject to closing middot Mining History middot Copper mineralization was first recognized in the early 185039s and various small,
10 Apr 2015 Copper Range opens the White Pine Mine, which mines copper sulfide instead of native copper. After working through the difficulties presented
The White Pine mine is 45 to 70 miles westsouthwest of the principal native copper mines.The copperbearing beds at White Pine are primarily in the lower 20to
In 1955, the Copper Range Company opened the White Pine mine, which would grow to become the major copper producer in Michigan. Near the site of the old
The ore at White Pine is in the Nonesuch Shale, and consists mainly of the copper sulfide mineral chalcocite Cu2S. Although the presence of copper