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Metallic Ore Mining 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 copper-rich ore. Reclamation of the pit began in early 1997 and was completed in late 1998. The is presently

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Recent and potential metallic mining projects in Wisconsin ...

2020/02/11  The Chippewa and Potawatomi tribes purchased the site in 2003. There is no current mining activity. The ore deposit is 4,900 feet long, 2,200 feet deep and 100 feet wide. It has an estimated 55 million tons of ore containing zinc

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Metallic Mining in Wisconsin

2012/09/18  Zinc, copper, lead, gold, silver. Discovered by Exxon in 1976. Would have been an underground mine with approximately550 acres of surface processing and disposal areas. Ore deposit is 4,900’ long, 2,200’ deep and 100’ wide.

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Metallic mining publications and regulations Wisconsin DNR

Wisconsin's net proceeds tax on metallic mining and distribution of funds to municipalities [PDF] Cumulative impacts of mining development in northern Wisconsin [PDF] Potential metallic mining development in northern Wisconsin [PDF]

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Metallic Sulfide Mining Sierra Club

2019/12/02  Wisconsin has only hosted one “modern” metallic sulfide mine, the Flambeau mine near Ladysmith. While the mining industry envisioned a major northern Wisconsin mining “district” comprised of multiple operations in the 1980s, those bold predictions proved false, with only the flawed Flambeau mine permitted to date.

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AN OVERVIEW OF MINING WASTE MANAGEMENT ...

dominated the metallic mining industry in the state through the 1980s. Until the early 1960s, the Precambrian rocks of northern Wisconsin were viewed as being favorable only for the occurrence of iron deposits and possibly copper

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Mining in Wisconsin: Promise or peril? Science ...

2011/10/09  MELLEN — For Mayor Joe Barabe, the $1.5 billion iron ore mine that would be dug into the top of a heavily wooded and deeply green ridge in the nearby Penokee Hills is just what his Northern Wisconsin city of about 700 needs. “This is a dream we’ve been waiting 100 years for,” said Barabe, a

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Cumulative Impacts of Metallic Mining Development in ...

Over the past twenty-five years of metallic mineral exploration in northern Wisconsin, fourorebodies (areas of mineralization that may be economically feasible to mine) have been locatedand defined. One, the Flambeau Mine near Ladysmith has been successfully reclaimed.Reclamation of the pit began in early 1997 and was completed in late 1998. Therefore, themaximum impact mining scenario that can

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Crandon mine - Wikipedia

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

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Overview of metallic mining in Wisconsin Wisconsin DNR

2012/09/18  Metallic mining has occurred in Wisconsin since the time of the Copper Culture about 2,000-5,000 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. While mining can be an economic boon for communities and states ...

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Metallic Sulfide Mining Sierra Club

2019/12/02  Northern Wisconsin’s water-rich and fragile ecosystems need to be protected from the permanent damage caused by mining. The burden must be placed on mining corporations to demonstrate proof of safety before commencing a mining operation, and we need policies to protect our state and regulations to force these companies to minimize adverse effects and maximize sustainability.

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Metallic Mining in Wisconsin

2012/09/18  Wisconsin Mining Program • Current Metallic Mining Staff – Waste Materials Management Director Ann Coakley – Hazardous Waste Mining Section Chief Ed Lynch – Mining Coordinator Phil Fauble – Mining

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Mining in Northern Wisconsin Wisconsin Historical Society

2012/08/03  Mining in Northern Wisconsin. However, northern Wisconsin remained largely untouched by white settlement for several more decades. There were o nly a few fur trading posts, lumber camps and small ports throughout the region. But in the 1840s three forces drew settlers into Northern Wisconsin. First, lead mining in the south decreased.

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AN OVERVIEW OF MINING WASTE MANAGEMENT ...

dominated the metallic mining industry in the state through the 1980s. Until the early 1960s, the Precambrian rocks of northern Wisconsin were viewed as being favorable only for the occurrence of iron deposits and possibly copper

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Counties Prepare For Potential Mining Projects As ...

2018/07/25  Communities in northern Wisconsin are working out their next steps following a recent law change that will once again give companies an easier time moving forward with plans to mine metals like copper and gold. A repeal of a decades-old sulfide mining moratorium took effect on July 1.

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Crandon mine - Wikipedia

Background 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. ...

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Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs ...

2021/04/22  The proposed metallic mining law now being considered in the Wisconsin Legislature would circumvent Department of Natural Resources permitting Science Environment Iron ore mine plans on hold in northern Wisconsin

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Interest in mining surges in northern Wisconsin Science ...

2011/08/16  Interest in mining surges in northern Wisconsin. With metal prices soaring and mining companies feeling more welcome under Gov. Scott Walker’s “open for business” philosophy, mineral exploration is going on at a level not seen in nearly 30 years in northern Wisconsin. This story appeared first in the Sunday edition of the Wisconsin State ...

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Mining in Wisconsin: Promise or peril? Science ...

2011/10/09  MELLEN — For Mayor Joe Barabe, the $1.5 billion iron ore mine that would be dug into the top of a heavily wooded and deeply green ridge in the nearby Penokee Hills is just what his Northern Wisconsin city of about 700 needs. “This is a dream we’ve been waiting 100 years for,” said Barabe, a

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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 "Old Copper Culture."

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Metallic mining (including iron mining) - Mining in Wisconsin ...

2016/07/27  State and local government information on metallic and sand (aka "silica" or "frac sand") mining in Wisconsin, with an emphasis on policy. Information from state and county agencies regarding metallic mining in

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AN OVERVIEW OF MINING WASTE MANAGEMENT ...

dominated the metallic mining industry in the state through the 1980s. Until the early 1960s, the Precambrian rocks of northern Wisconsin were viewed as being favorable only for the occurrence of iron deposits and possibly copper

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Counties Prepare For Potential Mining Projects As ...

2018/07/25  Communities in northern Wisconsin are working out their next steps following a recent law change that will once again give companies an easier time moving forward with plans to mine metals like copper and gold. A repeal of a decades-old sulfide mining moratorium took effect on July 1.

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Proposed northern Wisconsin mine brings promise of jobs ...

2021/04/22  The proposed metallic mining law now being considered in the Wisconsin Legislature would circumvent Department of Natural Resources permitting Science Environment Iron ore mine plans on hold in northern Wisconsin

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Mining In Wisconsin The Diggings™

Historic Mining Records (USGS) 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 hole ...

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Mining in Wisconsin: Promise or peril? Science ...

2011/10/09  MELLEN — For Mayor Joe Barabe, the $1.5 billion iron ore mine that would be dug into the top of a heavily wooded and deeply green ridge in the nearby Penokee Hills is just what his Northern Wisconsin city of about 700 needs. “This is a dream we’ve been waiting 100 years for,” said Barabe, a

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Interest in mining surges in northern Wisconsin Science ...

2011/08/16  Interest in mining surges in northern Wisconsin. With metal prices soaring and mining companies feeling more welcome under Gov. Scott Walker’s “open for business” philosophy, mineral exploration is going on at a level not seen in nearly 30 years in northern Wisconsin. This story appeared first in the Sunday edition of the Wisconsin State ...

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Oneida Co. Approves Mining-Related Drilling Near Wolf River ...

2020/04/22  The last operating metallic mine in Wisconsin, the Flambeau Mine near Ladysmith, stopped hauling loads of ore in 1997. A company called Noranda did exploratory drilling in the 1970s on the so-called Schoepke deposit and found some success, based on records that still exist.

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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 sulfide-rich 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 ...

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