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Iron and Water: My Life Protecting Minnesota's JSTOR

Book Description: A memoir of family, mining pioneers and unscrupulous magnates, and the fight for Minnesota's natural resourcesIn 1855 the Merritt family arrived in Minnesota, where a descendant, Alfred, would one day become one of the "Seven Iron Men"-builders of the first mines to tap the state's great mineral wealth in the Mesabi Range.

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Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on

In the fall of that year, before the region’s notoriously cold winter set in, young Robert Zimmerman hit the road, headed south for Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota. He was leaving behind his family’s modest home in the iron-ore mining town of Hibbing, Minnesota. The boxy clapboard home squatted in a neighborhood of modest homes.

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A brief history of Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range MinnPost

26-05-2020· The Mesabi Iron Range wasn’t the first iron range to be mined in Minnesota, but it has arguably been the most prolific. Since the 1890s, the Mesabi has produced iron ore

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Why Minnesota Is Likely In Trump's Column Already

29-08-2020· The “Iron Range” is a region of Northeast Minnesota that is on the shore of Lake Superior. It is known for large deposits of iron ore. The area has been mined for the iron ore since 1900.

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'Iron Range is back in business': Trump takes credit, says

ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump on Thursday, Oct. 10, touted his administration's efforts to greenlight permits for mining projects in northern Minnesota, which combined, have allowed the

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Hill Annex Mine In Minnesota Is A Must-See Abandoned

Hill Annex Mine is a little-known mine-turned-state-park in Minnesota's Iron Range. It's about halfway between Grand Rapids and Virginia. Address: 880 Gary Street, Calumet, MN 55716.

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Minnesota Iron Iron Mining History

Minnesota Iron Iron Mining History The story of iron, in Minnesota, began over one and one-half billion years ago when a vast, shallow sea covered the northern part of the state we know today. The Mesabi Range began in this sea, which contained concentrations of iron and silica. The iron and silica settled to the bottom of the sea and...

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Trump Is ‘Saving Us’: Minnesota Mining Country Warms to

04-04-2018· And in upper Minnesota, where iron ore pits — vast canyons of red-tinted dirt — shape the landscape, the tariffs could be a stabilizing force for towns still recovering from mine closings.

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Minnesota Iron Mining Iron Mining Association of

The Iron Mining Association (IMA) of Minnesota promotes a healthy iron ore industry that will continue to benefit northeastern Minnesota as well as the entire state. It's an industry our communities, state and country depend on today and into the future.

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Mesabi Range Wikipedia

The Mesabi Iron Range is a mining district in northeastern Minnesota following an elongate trend containing large deposits of iron ore. It is the largest of four major iron ranges in the region collectively known as the Iron Range of Minnesota. First described in

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The Mining of Taconite, Lake Superior Iron JSTOR Home

THE MINING OF TACONITE, LAKE SUPERIOR IRON MINING DISTRICT CLYDE F. KOHN AND RAYMOND E. SPECHT T I lHE exploitation of taconite, a hard sedimentary rock containing 20 to 35 per cent iron, has had a rejuvenating effect on mining in the Lake Superior Iron Mining District of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.

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Mining in Minnesota Minnesota DNR

17-08-2020· In the past, iron ore was mined on three iron ranges the Cuyuna, Mesabi and Vermilion and also in Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota. Today, only the Mesabi Range still has iron ore/taconite mining taking place. Clay is mined in the Minnesota River Valley.

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Iron ore Wikipedia

Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores are usually rich in iron oxides and vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow, or deep purple to rusty red. The iron is usually found in the form of magnetite (Fe 3 O 4, 72.4% Fe), hematite (Fe 2 O 3, 69.9% Fe), goethite (FeO(OH), 62.9% Fe), limonite (FeO(OH)·n(H 2 O), 55% Fe) or siderite (FeCO

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Northern Minn. iron ore mining company invests in steel

07-08-2019· In 1956, the giant Northshore Mining plant on the shores of Lake Superior was the first facility built in North America to make pellets out of taconite, a low-grade iron ore.

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Hill Annex Mine In Minnesota Is A Must-See Abandoned

With Minnesota’s mining history, it should come as no surprise that there are more than a few mines still around. Some, like the enormous Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine, are still operating today. Others are long abandoned. Among Minnesota’s abandoned mines, there’s an iron mine on the Iron

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Manpower Trends in the Mining Industries jstor.org

Minnesota, and New York. Manpower problems in mining industries are substantially affected by the conditions of work tion, and in iron-ore mining, where above-the-ground operations predominate, the slack season occurred in winter. The pattern of seasonal changes in coal mining

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Minnesota ports celebrate 135 years of shipping

Today, Minnesota’s six iron mining facilities are capable of producing more than 40,000,000 tons of iron ore and taconite a year. This ore is brought to steelmaking facilities either by ship or by rail. In last year’s shipping season, more than 21 million tons of iron ore were shipped on the Great Lakes from Minnesota ports.

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Mining in Minnesota YouTube

14-02-2016· 1920s Iron ore mining and production in the Mesabi range U.S.A Duration: 10:19. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 4,945 views

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Minnesota Mining A Brief History

Minnesota is a mining state It’s six iron ore operations produce about 40 million tons of high-grade iron ore annually. Approximately 75 percent of total U.S. iron ore production. To produce 40million tons of high-grade iron ore, Minnesota moves 240 million tons of material including 135 million tons of crude ore and 105 million tons of surface and rock stripping.

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Iron Range Wikipedia

The term Iron Range refers collectively or individually to a number of elongated iron-ore mining districts around Lake Superior in the United States and Canada. Despite the word "range", the iron ranges are not mountain chains, but outcrops of Precambrian sedimentary formations containing high percentages of iron. These cherty iron ore deposits are Precambrian in age for the Vermilion Range

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