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Michigan gold & silver : mining in the Upper Peninsula

Fountain, Daniel

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  • Creator by Daniel R. Fountain
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. Duluth, Minnesota : Lake Superior Port Cities Inc., 2013.
  • Physical Details xx, 243 pages: illustrations, maps, portraits; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9781938229169, 1938229169
  • OCLC ocn854285754


Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-231) and index.


  • Early gold and silver discoveries -- The 1860s silver lead rush -- The Ontonagon County silver rush -- The Ropes gold mine -- The Michigan gold mine -- Michigan Range prospects -- Ropes Range prospects -- The Dead River Gold Range -- Other Marquette County prospects -- Baraga, Iron and Dickinson County prospects -- Gogebic Range gold and silver mines -- Placer mining -- Fables and frauds -- Epilogue: 20th & 21st century gold explorations -- Glossary

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