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  • CHECKLIST OF THE ANTS OF MICHIGAN University of Michigan

    In 1909 W. M. Wheeler described Formica adamsi from Isle Royale (Keweenaw County), collected in 1908. The specimens collected by C. C. Adams, H. A. Gleason, and Otto McCreary from Isle Royale and the Porcupine Mountains in the Upper Peninsula are in the collection of the Museum of Zoology at the University of Michigan.

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  • Native Silver with Native Copper Crystal Classics

    A rich Native Silver with Native Copper specimen from the Upper Peninsula area in Michigan, USA, possibly the Iron Mountain Mine. The specimen consists of a somewhat gnarled appearing branch of Native Silver from a base of rounded Native Silver crystals and a sheet-like development of Native Copper.

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  • Minerals of the Lake Superior Region Lake Superior Magazine

    Check out Michigan Gold & Silver, Dan Fountain's book about the search for precious metals in the Upper Peninsula. Dr. LaBerge is the author of Geology of the Lake Superior Region and is professor emeritus of geology at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

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  • Choosing native trees and shrubs for your Michigan

    Mar 20, 2021 · Avoid silver maples and boxelders because of weak wood. Non-native Norway maples and Japanese maples can cause or experience problems. Oaks (Quercus spp.). Red oak, bur oak and swamp white oak will grow in poorly drained areas. Oaks are slow growing, large trees. Pin oaks require acidic soil. Hornbeam or blue beech (Carpinus caroliniana). Small

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  • Michigan's mysterious Indian mounds Michigan History

    Jun 05, 1997 · In 1925 a University of Michigan professor, Dr W.B. Hinsdale, surveyed the lower peninsula and listed Michigan mounds by county. Seven counties had more than 20 mounds. There were 57 mounds in Clinton County, Macomb had 25, Wayne 12, Oakland only two.

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  • michigan archaeology

    Michigan struggles to preserve Native American rock carvings __ "This one-of-a-kind site still has the ability to awe, inspire and educate. But years of exposure to the elements, human traffic and intentional abuse have taken their toll. Figures that were once easily discernible now require real effort to make out," A brief article. From archaeologicalnews.tumblr

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  • Copper-silver halfbreeds (mill stampings) (Portage Lake Vo

    Dec 17, 2021 · Copper-silver halfbreeds (mill stampings) derived from the Precambrian of northern Michigan, USA. (left specimen is 2.1 cm across; right specimen is 2.0 cm across) The Portage Lake Volcanic Series is an extremely thick, Precambrian-aged, flood basalt deposit that fills up an ancient continental rift valley. This rift valley, analogous to the present-day East

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  • () Mining legacy across a wetland landscape High

    A geographic enigma is that present-day atmospheric deposition of mercury in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is low (48%) and that regional industrial emissions have declined substantially (ca. 81

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  • How to identify the most common trees in Michigan

    May 25, 2021 · Michigan is the western edge of its range and it can be found in almost every county except for the western side of the Upper Peninsula. American beech is

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  • Have you seen these frogs? Here are 14 species found in

    15.01.2021 · Michigan is home to 14 species of frogs and toads, from the chirpy spring peeper to the deep base twang of the bullfrog, these amphibians form

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  • silverroom The Mineral Gallery

    The Native Silver emerges from the Calcitic matrix, forming two distinct "horns" which areright side of the upper branches and the Copper luster is evident through the reddish-brown patina.From the Copper Mining District, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. Measures 5.5 cm by 7.2 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.

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  • 11 Little-Known Facts about Michigan's Upper Peninsula

    Michigan has eighty three counties, and the last one to be formed was Dickinson County in the Upper Peninsula. It was formed in 1891 from parts of Marquette, Menominee and Iron counties. 5. It has the Largest Inland Lake The largest inland lake in the Upper Peninsula is Lake Gogebic. Its fourteen miles long and two and a half miles wide

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    Michigan Vegetation

    In the northern Lower Peninsula, hemlock and yellow birch may prevail along with beech and maple, and in the western Upper Peninsula, where there are no beeches, red oak and basswood are important also. Heavy, clay-rich soils with poor internal drainage may support communities of red or silver maple, ash, elm, and red oak.

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  • Unburied Treasure Lake Superior Magazine

    23.06.2021 · From November through May, it's closed Mondays, open 9 a.m. to 330 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and closed on the weekends. Guided tours and mineral identification are by appointment. Library and archival information regarding the mineralogy and mining of Michigan's Upper Peninsula are available for reference. There is no entry fee, but a donation

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    NATIVE SILVER NATIVE COPPER NUGGET MICHIGAN UPPER

    Dec 26, 2021 · NATIVE COPPER ON NATIVE SILVER from THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN, Ontonagon County, USA CIRCA 2021. This was purchased in 2021 FROM CRYSTAL PERFECTION OF WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA. SMALL natural NUGGET SPECIMEN

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  • Wolverine Mine, Wolverine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA

    A magnificent example of native silver from this classic Michigan locale. The Wolverine mine closed in 1925. The mine worked part of the famed Kearsarge lode and produced some amazing examples of crystalline native silver. This specimen consists of a showy, elongated cluster of complex, spinel-twinned crystals of native silver in association

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  • Gold Mining in Michigan's Upper Penninsula HubPages

    Jan 07, 2021 · This is an excerpt from an article written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early 1960's about Gold mining in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It was published in

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  • Silver from the Wolverine Mine, Houghton County, northern Upper Peninsula of Michigan, USA. Silver at this locality crystallized ~1.05-1.06 billion years ago in a pre-existing, ophitic basalt lava flow, the Kearsarge Flow (Portage Lake Volcanic Series, upper Mesoproterozoic, 1.095 billion years). The principal mining target at this mine (and at mines throughout the Keweenaw Peninsula

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  • Tribe from Michigan's Upper Peninsula say mines violate

    Drilling continues in Michigan's Upper Peninsula for potentially valuable ore deposits after a judge turned down a request from environmental groups to stop the mine's development.. Kennecott Eagle Minerals is drilling 25 miles northwest of Marquette primarily for nickel and copper, but palladium, gold, and silver could also turn up in the deposit.

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  • Michigan Copper in the Mediterranean Graham

    Silver in the Copper. Pieces of the "native" Michigan copper sometimes have crystals of silver inclusions, mechanically enclosed but not alloyed; this is called "halfbreed copper". In the commercial mines, the miners are said to have cut these silver nodules off with knives, and take them home. The presence of silver nodules in "Old Copper Culture" tools shows they were

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  • Copper deposits of the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan

    RequestCopper deposits of the western Upper Peninsula of MichiganThe western Upper Peninsula of Michigan is well known for hosting significant concentrations of copper in

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  • Copper Treasure Mountain Mining

    Copper-silver "halfbreeds" are a physical mixture of native silver and native copper. They form crys.. $50.00 Add to Cart. Add to Wish List. Add to CompareThis is an old-time copper-silver specimen from the Upper Michigan peninsula, a combination that has.. $110.00 Add to Cart. Add to Wish List.

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  • Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

    It is best known to collectors for the occurrence of mohawkite (a mixture of algodonite, domeykite, and copper). The mine also produced a large amount of native silver, especially in the upper levels. In 1923 the Mohawk Mining Company took over the Wolverine Copper Mining Company and the Michigan Copper Mining Company.

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  • Price guide for NATIVE COPPER/SILVER 'HALF-BREED' Iroquois

    Values for NATIVE COPPER/SILVER 'HALF-BREED' Iroquois Mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan Unique to the mines of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan are specimens composed to appraise similar items instantly without sending photos or descriptions.

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  • 18 beautiful wildflowers native to Michigan mlive

    21.05.2021 · 18 beautiful wildflowers native to Michigan. Hiking along a Michigan trail or visiting one of the Great Lakes this summer, it's likely you will spot a few wildflowers. While some are more lovely

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  • DNR Maps in list format Michigan

    M-20 to Big O Trail, Motorcycle MCCCT South & White Cloud Loop Map M-20 to Big O Trail GPX File M-30 North Gladwin Motorcycle MCCCT Map M-30 North Gladwin Motorcycle GPX File M-30 to St. Helen #3 Motorcycle MCCCT Map M-30 to St. Helen #3 Motorcycle GPX File M-55 to 20 Rd. Motorcycle MCCCT Map M-55 to 20 Rd. Motorcycle GPX File

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  • Michigan Vegetation

    In the northern Lower Peninsula, hemlock and yellow birch may prevail along with beech and maple, and in the western Upper Peninsula, where there are no beeches, red oak and basswood are important also. Heavy, clay-rich soils with poor internal drainage may support communities of red or silver maple, ash, elm, and red oak.

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  • Michigan Native Trees

    the state and harbor a rich diversity thanks to the multitude of habitats. The most heavily forest area is the northern peninsula, where vast stretches of forest encompass more than 80% of the land area. Michigan is actually ranked in the top 10 most forested states in all of the USA.

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  • Native Americans The 12 tribes of Michigan

    Payment is also chairperson of the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Native Americans are citizens of the federal government as well as their own tribesa hard-fought recognition that was not achieved until 1924. Michigan is home to 12 federally-recognized Indian tribes that are sovereign governments that exercise their own

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  • Cliff MineUpper Peninsula WikiFandom

    The Cliff mine was the first successful copper mine in the Copper Country of the state of Michigan in the United States. The mine is at the now-abandoned town of Cliftonin Keweenaw County. Mining began in 1845, and the Cliff was the most productive copper mine in the United States from 1845 through 1854. Large-scale mining stopped in 1878. The Cliff mined a fissure vein of native copperin

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  • Native CRYSTAL SILVER Pair White Pine Mine Ontonagon

    COOL NATIVE CRYSTAL SILVER PAIR WHITE PINE MINE, ONTONAGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN Here is a sweet pair of Michigan Copper Country specimens comprised of native silver crystals growing in spreading Dendritic crystal strings with areas of a gray mineral that I believe is Chalcocite and nothing else. This

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  • The second most famous native from every Michigan county

    May 20, 2021 · The second most famous native from every Michigan countycoach and in 1978 was inducted into the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Famemercially-successful album with the Silver Bullet

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