Granite mining moutains

After a series of violent encounters to the north and west of the Granite Mountains, the Chemehuevi surrendered at Camp Cady on July 2, 1860. In 1881 a rich gold vein was located four miles southwest of the Granite Mountains by a Chemehuevi named Hikoram. He showed the property to businessmen from Needles, who later filed claims when his had

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  • The Granite Mountain – Speculator Mine Disaster
    The Granite Mountain – Speculator Mine Disaster

    The Granite Mountain-Speculator Fire (as the disaster has come to be known) occurred just as Butte — once known as the “Gibraltar of Unionism” — entered into one of the most acrimonious episodes of labor strife in a long history of animosity between the miners and the corporations that owned the mines

  • Granite - Bimetallic Mine – Western Mining History
    Granite - Bimetallic Mine – Western Mining History

    1882 - bimetallic mining company organized 1885-1892 - $20,000,000 in silver and gold mined. 1898 - the granite mountain and the bimetallic were consolidated the granite mountain & bimetallic mines were worked separately until 1898 - since then have worked as one; both located on same ore body

  • Granite Mountain Mine Fire - North Butte Mining Company
    Granite Mountain Mine Fire - North Butte Mining Company

    Granite Mountain Copper Mine Fire a.k.a. Speculator Mine Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana June 8, 1917 No. Killed - 163. Lessons from the Granite Mountain Shaft Fire. by Daniel Harrington, USBM (5.9 Mb) Montana Mining Accidents, 1881-1943 (2.5 Mb) See also:

  • Granite Mountain Shaft Explosion - Mine Disasters in the
    Granite Mountain Shaft Explosion - Mine Disasters in the

    The Day, Oct. 20, 1915. Butte, Mont., Oct. 19. -- Fourteen men were killed at the Granite Mountain mine of the North Butte Mining company at 1:30 o'clock today by an explosion of 500 pounds of giant powder. The cause of the explosion has not been determined. Three men were engaged early this afternoon in lowering powder to the 2500-foot level

  • Granite Creek | i80Gold
    Granite Creek | i80Gold

    The Granite Creek Project is located at the intersection of the Getchell and Battle Mountain Trends proximal to Nevada Gold Mines’ Twin Creeks and Turquoise Ridge mining operations. The project hosts both high grade open pit and underground mineral resources that remain open for expansion. The underground mine at Granite Creek is permitted

  • KEBO MOUNTAIN GRANITE MINING SITE - ABANDONED
    KEBO MOUNTAIN GRANITE MINING SITE - ABANDONED

    May 30, 2017 kebo mountain granite mining site While hiking the Strath Eden Trail nearly 20 years ago, I passed an area along the official trail that looked like it was an unmarked trail, so today we went back to that area in hopes we would be able to find it again

  • Redstone Granite Quarry - Abandoned Conway, New
    Redstone Granite Quarry - Abandoned Conway, New

    Sep 14, 2015 Redstone Granite Quarry, New Hampshire – The Redstone Granite Quarry is an abandoned quarry at the base of Rattlesnake Mountain in Redstone, New Hampshire (part of the town of Conway).The quarry opened in the late eighteen hundreds, closed in the nineteen forties and at one time employed over three hundred men. The history of the quarry has been well documented, so I will

  • Gold Mining in Eastern Oregon's Blue Mountains
    Gold Mining in Eastern Oregon's Blue Mountains

    Eastern Oregon’s Blue Mountains are the source of over 2/3 of the gold production in the state. The sources of gold come from numerous mining districts. Some of the richest gold deposits have come from within the Blue Mountains, primarily in Baker and Grant Counties. Let’s take a look at some of these areas, including a few of the most

  • Aerial Geologist: St. Francois Mountains Trip - Missouri
    Aerial Geologist: St. Francois Mountains Trip - Missouri

    Feb 13, 2012 St. Francois Mountains Trip - Missouri. As one of the duties of a geology lab instructor, last spring I went on a trip to the St. Francois Mountains in southeast Missouri. These are a range of Precambrian igneous rocks which stand in slight contrast the surrounding sedimentary rocks. These igneous rocks formed around 1.5 billion years ago

  • Mining in Wicklow Mountains National Park – Wicklow
    Mining in Wicklow Mountains National Park – Wicklow

    Where the granite meets the mica-schist, the minerals became the target for a mining industry that operated between 1800 and 1963. The most successful areas of mining in the Wicklow Mountains were in the valleys of Glendalough and Glendasan. The vein of metal ore known as the Luganure Vein ran through Camaderry Mountain which separates both

  • Blue Mountain Group Near Granite, Oregon | The Diggings™
    Blue Mountain Group Near Granite, Oregon | The Diggings™

    The Blue Mountain Group is near Granite, Oregon. Historically the site has been associated with the Red Boy Mining District which is now part of the Malheur National Forest. The Blue Mountain Group is a underground mining operation. The host rock in this area is argillite from the Lower Triassic epoch 252.17 to 247.20 million years ago

  • Granite Mountain Mine (Redman mine), Granite Mountain
    Granite Mountain Mine (Redman mine), Granite Mountain

    Granite Mountain Mine (Redman mine), Granite Mountain, Banner, Banner Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA : A former Au mine located 8.4 miles SE of Julian 2.7 km and about 5 miles SE of Banner on the SSE slopes of Granite Mountain in NW1/4 SEC 21 T13S R5E SBM at elevations from 3’450 feet to 3’900

  • The history of Maine granite runs deep | Castine Patriot
    The history of Maine granite runs deep | Castine Patriot

    Jul 31, 2014 Originally published in Castine Patriot, July 31, 2014. Far below the earth’s crust. The history of Maine granite runs deep. Crotch Island, off Stonington, was the site of quarry mining in the 1800s. Active mining continued into the 1960s, then declined for a brief period but is actively quarried today. This aerial view was taken in 2012

  • Granite Mountain Memorial: Remembering Miners
    Granite Mountain Memorial: Remembering Miners

    Sep 23, 2016 Perched on an overlook above the historic mining town of Butte, Montana, are the commemorative bricks and engraved plaques of the Granite Mountain Memorial. It pays tribute to the survivors of hard rock mining’s greatest disaster: the Granite Mountain-Speculator Fire of June 8, 1917

  • The Granite Mountain Speculator Mine Memorial
    The Granite Mountain Speculator Mine Memorial

    While the Granite Mountain / Speculator Mine Fire was the worst disaster in metal mining history, the rescue mission was a remarkable accomplishment. Rescue crews succeeded in searching over 30 miles of drifts and crosscuts, and at least 15 miles of stopes, raises, and manways

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