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Investigation of Rodham Mine Zinc and Lead Area Lafayette County, Wis.

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Investigation of Rodham Mine Zinc and Lead Area Lafayette County, Wis.

by United States. Bureau of Mines.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 4446
ContributionsKelly, J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21748550M

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION REPORT OF INVESTIGATION UNDERGROUND METAL MINE (Zinc) Fatal Fall of Person Accident J Cowin & Company, Inc Contractor I.D. B84 at Immel Mine East Tennessee Zinc Company, LLC Mascot, Knox County, TN Mine I.D. Investigators Curtis G. Roth Supervisor Mine Safety . Elmo mine (New Jersey Zinc), Cuba City area, Upper Mississippi Valley Mining District, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin, USA: East of Hwy 80 near Cuba City.

By Galena was producing nea tons of lead ore and Jo Daviess County was producing 80 percent of the lead in the United States. Wisconsin lead mining peaked in the s. In , a third of the region's residents left for copper and iron mines elsewhere and the discovery of gold in California caused many others to head west in Skillings Mining Review, , Crandon Mining Co.’s copper/zinc project in Wisconsin, Skillings Mining Review, v. 83, no, p. 4- 7. Skillings Mining Review, , Flambeau Mining Co. starting second full calendar year of operating one of the world’s higher grade copper/gold mines at Ladysmith, Wisconsin, Skillings Mining Review, v. 84, no.

The area near Wausau in the Town of Easton has long been scrutinized for its gold potential. Mining began in the s, with additional exploratory drilling in and , Coakley said.   In the early s, the attraction of Wisconsin lead mining brought thousands of settlers to Grant, Crawford, Iowa, and Lafayette counties in Southwest Wisconsin. By , there were more than 4, miners in Southwest Wisconsin, producing 13 million pounds of lead a year—more than half of the nation’s lead.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : James V Kelly. Investigation of Rodham mine zinc and lead area, Lafayette County, Wis. /Author: James V. Kelly. Lafayette County, WI Lead mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Lafayette County, WI.

Rodham Mine, Shullsburg area, Upper Mississippi Valley Mining District, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin, USA: This large zinc-lead mine worked between and Ore was mostly in rich gash vein structures in the Ordovician carbonate rocks of the Platteville, Decorah and Galena Formations. The mine is.

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Get this from a library. A tour guide to the mines of Lafayette County, Wisconsin: a driving tour of the old lead & zinc mining sites in the Benton, New Diggings, Leadmine, and Shullsburg area. Maps showing the aftermath of lead and zinc mining in Southwest Wisconsin became available in early October.

The maps build on digitized information about mine shafts, open-pit mines, smelters, abandoned rail lines and other features from the year history of mining for lead and zinc in Green, Lafayette, Grant and Iowa counties. Lafayette has identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Lafayette mines are Zinc, Lead, and the time these mines were surveyed, 12 mines in Lafayette were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine.

1 Lafayette has 12 prospect mines. Pictures and maps of sites in the Lead Region, The new Indian agent describes tensions in the Lead Region in Moses Strong describes mining near Mineral Point, A miner describes his experiences in the lead mines, The lead region, as settlers swarmed onto Indian lands in the s.

Get directions, maps, and traffic for Lead Mine, WI. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. Filed under: Lead ores. Lead and zinc deposits of Virginia, ([Richmond, Va.] Published by Board of agriculture and immigration, ), by Thomas L.

Watson (page images at HathiTrust) The laws which regulate the deposition of lead ore in veins; illustrated by an examination of the geological structure of the mining districts of Alston Moor.

Page 52 - Geological aspects of prospecting and areas for prospecting in the zinc-lead district of northwestern Illinois: Illinois Geol. Survey Rept. Inv. ‎ Appears in 11 books from Page - Hise in his explanation of the secondary enrichment of these ore deposits.

The Lynne deposit was discovered in by Noranda Exploration and is located on forestry land owned by Oneida County within the town of Lynne.

It is primarily a zinc sulfide ore with significant lead and silver and minor amounts of gold and copper. The deposit is estimated to be approximately million tons recoverable by open pit mining. In the s, lead ore or Galena was discovered in the area, a mining boom followed.

The mining district encompassed a significant portion of southwest Wisconsin. More specifically, the counties of Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Jo Davies County (Illinois) played a major role in the mining of lead and zinc ore.

Drilling and blasting in metal-mine drifts and crosscuts / (Washington: U.S. G.P.O., ), by E. Gardner (page images at HathiTrust) Diamond drilling with special reference to oil-field prospecting and development, (Washington, Govt.

print. off., ), by Frank Aaron Edson (page images at HathiTrust). Zinc mining came back into the forefront of Saucon Valley industry in the s and 50s. InNew Jersey Zinc was taken over by a. RI / INVESTIGATIONS AT THE FAIRPLAY ZINC AND LEAD AREA, GRANT COUNTY, WISCONSIN, pc, $ 6 RI / Holt, S.

/ INVESTIGATION OF THE BLEWETT ZINC-LEAD DEPOSIT, JO DAVIESS COUNTY, ILLINOIS,36 pages, 7 figs., 2 table, data from the analysis of 16 drill holes, pc, $   Southwest Wisconsin was one of the most important lead-producing regions in the U.S. from about to Operations later took to mining zinc, which was in high demand in wartime during the 20th century.

Camps and then towns developed around mining sites, according to Platteville historian Tracy Roberts. Filter mines by commodity, disposition, development status, and record type in Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Quick Facts Barium-Barite, Copper, Iron, Lead, and Nickel mines located in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.

16 LEAD AND ZINC, D;EPOSITS j OF row A. purchase 'still bel'ongedto'the llidia~s, and thegove~nment, to keep thetr~aty-withtliem sO'on ordereo.' the miners to leave and,subseq~eri:tly~sent troopsfrbm:Prairie dtiChien to enforce th~order.

Two years later,' at, the close, ofthe'B~ackHaWk'war;,the large tractktiown as the Black Hawk purchase, 'including one­. It’s been 40 years since Wisconsin’s last zinc mine closed and nearly two centuries since the Driftless area was the nation’s primary source of lead, but the toxic legacy remains, often undetected, in the soil.

And it isn’t just a problem for farmers. “Bythere were mining companies listed, and of those, 36 percent had stock offerings.

Inwe were the third state in the nation for zinc.” Langenfeld said the zinc-mining boom didn’t last. Mining began to wind down in the s and the Great Depression. The last zinc mine closed in