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copper mining longfellow

Longfellow Copper Mine Near Jamestown, Colorado The

The Longfellow Copper Mine is a underground mining operation. The ore mined is composed of silver, chalcopyrite and gold with waste material consisting primarily of quartz. The host rock in this area is granite from the Neoproterozoic era 1.00 to 0.54 billion years ago. The Southern Rocky Mountains physiographic province of the Rocky Mountain

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Longfellow Mine (Ofarizona Copper Co. group [in part

Longfellow Mine (Ofarizona Copper Co. group [in part]; Longfellow incline), Clifton, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA : A former surface and underground Cu-Au-Ag-clay mine located in the NE¼SE¼ & in the SE¼NE¼ sec. 16, and in the W½NW¼ sec. 15, T4S, R29E, in the Morenci open pit just N of Modoc Mountain. The

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Longfellow Mine (MRDS #10048281) CU, CLY_K

developments included tunnels on 4 levels, stoping, open pit mining, one incline with a vertical run of about 80 ft; the section of the longfellow workings that lies on the east yankie claim was developed by 4 levels from the east yankie shaft (detroit copper mining co of arizona); a 1300 ft tunnel driven from chase creek connects with a 600 ft

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Greenlee County History Morenci Mining Disctrict

The first ore mined from the Longfellow mine assayed as high as 80% copper, and averaged 20% copper over the first 10 years of mining. The first copper furnace was built in Chase Creek, about 800 feet below the Longfellow Mine so the ore had to be lowered by cable in ore cars. Horse and mule-drawn wagons transported ore before the coming of the

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Clifton, Arizona Mining Copper Through Thick and Thin

As the claims grew, so did the mining companies. The largest mine at the time was the Longfellow, about three miles up the canyon from town, and owned by brothers Henry & Charles Lesinsky. In 1874 the Longfellow Copper Mining Company expanded its operations, building a more efficient smelter where Chase Creek emptied into the San Francisco River.

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Arizona Mine Tour Mining History Association

Jun 04, 2006· Longfellow Mine and Concentrator, 1901 (Courtesy Phelps Dodge . The Arizona Copper Company greatly expanded its operations with a rail link to Lordsburg, New Mexico, a new smelter in Clifton, and an extension of the Coronado Railroad to the Metcalf and Coronado Mines. Cost overruns caused the company to mortgage itself, but it survived the financial crisis.

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Arizona Copper Company records, 1882-1922

Business records of the company pertaining to administration of its copper mines which included the Longfellow Mine, Coronado Mine, Metcalf Mine, Clay Mine, and Humboldt Mine. Records include financial journals, ledgers, cost statements; payroll records, including accident reports and industrial compensation; production and sales records and

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Greenlee County County History

Thus, was born the Longfellow Copper Mining Company. After several rather unsuccessful attempts, a crude, but workable smelter (three mud and rock furnaces fired by mesquite charcoal and hand bellows) was built between the confluence of Chase Creek and the San Francisco River. A small settlement of miners developed near the city (a state census

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Greenlee history: Tiny trains boosted Morenci mines

May 18, 2017· Before selling his mining interests to the Arizona Copper Company in 1882, Henry Lesinsky bought two more baby gauge trains. Arizona Copper was pleased enough with their performance that it

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Greenlee County History Morenci Mining Disctrict

The first ore mined from the Longfellow mine assayed as high as 80% copper, and averaged 20% copper over the first 10 years of mining. The first copper furnace was built in Chase Creek, about 800 feet below the Longfellow Mine so the ore had to be lowered by cable in ore cars. Horse and mule-drawn wagons transported ore before the coming of the

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Clifton, Arizona Mining Copper Through Thick and Thin

As the claims grew, so did the mining companies. The largest mine at the time was the Longfellow, about three miles up the canyon from town, and owned by brothers Henry & Charles Lesinsky. In 1874 the Longfellow Copper Mining Company expanded its operations, building a more efficient smelter where Chase Creek emptied into the San Francisco River.

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Central Mining Company Currency Longfellow House

Apr 28, 2014· This month's object is a piece of 1864 privately issued currency from the Central Mining Company, sent to Henry W. Longfellow's grandson Harry Dana by an acquaintance in 1939. The Central Mining Company was formed in 1854 to mine copper in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. The company continued operations there until 1898.

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History of the Copper Mountain (Morenci) Mining District

The Longfellow Mining Company, Detroit Copper Mining Company, Arizona Copper Company and the Shannon Copper Company as well as a number of other smaller producers all made important contributions to the district's early history. The evolution of the

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CONTACT INFORMATION Mining Records Curator Arizona

The Longfellow Copper Company began operating the Longfellow mine in 1870 in Old Morenci, a site that is now part of the Morenci open pit. Ore mined from the Longfellow mine averaged 20 percent copper 25 times the copper content of the ore now being mined at Morenci! Phelps Dodge entered the Morenci mining picture in

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Greenlee County County History

Thus, was born the Longfellow Copper Mining Company. After several rather unsuccessful attempts, a crude, but workable smelter (three mud and rock furnaces fired by mesquite charcoal and hand bellows) was built between the confluence of Chase Creek and the San Francisco River. A small settlement of miners developed near the city (a state census

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Arizona Copper Company records, 1882-1922

Business records of the company pertaining to administration of its copper mines which included the Longfellow Mine, Coronado Mine, Metcalf Mine, Clay Mine, and Humboldt Mine. Records include financial journals, ledgers, cost statements; payroll records, including accident reports and industrial compensation; production and sales records and

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Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850

Dec 18, 2018· The Pittsburgh and Boston Mining Company begins mining near Copper Harbor. The operation is abandoned in 1845 after a $28,000 investment, but only $2,968 returned. Though the company produced little copper, it was the first serious American mining attempt.

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Railway Preservation News • View topic A Missing Locomotive

Feb 18, 2017· Longfellow Copper Mining Co. #2 (Arizona Copper Co. #2) 0-4-2T Porter #507 7/1882 8x14 Converted to 0-4-0T and eventually moved to top of Coronado Incline. Abandoned until March 1990. Cosmetically restored and now on display at the AZ Mineral & Mining Museum in downtown Phoenix near the state capitol.

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Arizona Mining Stock Certificates

Unique vignette shows ore arriving at the mill on horse-drawn carts. The following is an excerpt I found about the operation: "The properties of the Arizona Copper Syndicate are contiguous to those of the Arizona and Detroit Copper companies, lying east of the famous Longfellow Mine

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Detroit Mine (Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Morenci

Production data included in the Longfellow-Metcalf Mine. Longfellow Metcalf also includes the Mammoth, Yavapai, Longfellow, Metcalf, Coronado, Joy, and Humboldt Mines of the Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. Ore reported to be nearly exhausted in 1905. Total production estimated at 150,000 tons.

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Mine Tales: Early years of the Clifton-Morenci mining

May 24, 2021· The Longfellow Copper Co., one of the earliest mining companies in the area, was incorporated in 1874 by Henry and Charles Lesinsky, Eugene Goulding and

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Mine Tales: Gold, copper were a find at Clifton-Morenci

The mines quickly assumed prominence with the investment of wealthy New Mexico merchants, including Henry and Charles Lesinsky and their uncle, Julius Freudenthal, in the Longfellow Copper Mining

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Douglass Copper Mine, Blue Hill, ca. 1880 Maine Memory

View of railway leading to the Douglass Copper mine shaft where several workers stand in the entrance. Other buildings, perhaps containing ore crushing equipment and a smelter that produced ingots of pure copper, are in the background. Copper was found along Mines Road in western Blue Hill in 1876. Because of the quality of the ore and the prospect of shipping it out easily from the harbor

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