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These cherty iron ore deposits are Precambrian in age for the Vermilion Range while middle Precambrian in age for the Mesabi and Cuyuna ranges all in Minnesota The Gogebic Range in Wisconsin and the Marquette Iron Range and Menominee Range in Michigan have similar characteristics and are of similar age

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  • Minnesota Iron Mining  Iron Mining Association of Minnesota

    Minnesota Iron Mining Iron Mining Association of Minnesota

    The Iron Mining Association IMA of Minnesota promotes a healthy iron ore industry that will continue to benefit northeastern Minnesota as well as the entire state Its an industry our communities state and country depend on today and into the future

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  • Taconite  Digging into MN Minerals  Minnesota DNR

    Taconite Digging into MN Minerals Minnesota DNR

    Dr EW Davis of the University of Minnesota along with other scientists and engineers conducted years of laboratory tests and experiments to find a way to take the iron ore out of the taconite rock After many years of hard work a process was developed to create taconite pellets Taconite saved Minnesotas iron ore mining industry

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  • THE IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA  Mining History

    THE IRON RANGES OF MINNESOTA Mining History

    The Merritt Brothers are credited with the first economic discovery of Mesabi iron near Virginia Minnesota It wasnt until the Duluth Missabe and Northern Railroad DMN linked the Mesabi Range to docks in Duluth Harbor that mining could begin in earnest The

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  • Mining in Minnesota  Digging into MN Minerals

    Mining in Minnesota Digging into MN Minerals

    Minnesota is the largest producer of iron ore and taconite in the United States Even though nearly all of the high grade natural iron ore in Minnesota has already been mined advances in technology have found a use for lower grade iron ore called taconite

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  • Minnesota Iron  Iron Mining History

    Minnesota Iron Iron Mining History

    When the iron is concentrated in large enough quantities and sufficient quality can it be mined for commercial use Minnesota has the largest deposits of iron ore in the United States and northern Minnesota has been mining iron ore for 130 years 26 years after Minnesota became a state in 1858

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  • Northern Minn iron ore mining company invests in steel

    Northern Minn iron ore mining company invests in steel

    Aug 07 2019 · Specialty iron ore Cliffs breaks new ground on the Iron Range Traditional taconite pellets from Minnesotas Iron Range are used to make

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  • Mesabi Range  Wikipedia

    Mesabi Range Wikipedia

    There are three iron ranges in northern Minnesota the Cuyuna the Vermilion and the Mesabi Most of the worlds iron ore including that contained in northern Minnesota was formed during the middle Precambrian During this period erosion leveled mountains This erosion released iron and silica into the waters of a new sea

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  • Iron mining in the United States  Wikipedia

    Iron mining in the United States Wikipedia

    Iron ore was mined from nine active mines and three reclamation operations in Michigan Minnesota and Utah Most of the iron ore was mined in northern Minnesotas Mesabi Range Net exports exports minus imports were 39 million tons US iron ore made up 25 percent of

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  • Iron ore  Wikipedia

    Iron ore Wikipedia

    The typical magnetite ironore concentrate has less than 01 phosphorus 3–7 silica and less than 3 aluminium Currently magnetite iron ore is mined in Minnesota and Michigan in the US Eastern Canada and Northern Sweden

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  • Minnesota mining history  Digging into MN Minerals

    Minnesota mining history Digging into MN Minerals

    Iron Ore Minnesotas iron ore was actually discovered while miners were on their way to seek gold Since their aim was gold the iron was ignored As it turned out the iron would become more valuable to northern Minnesota than the gold Iron ore was discovered on the three iron ranges at different times

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  • Mining in Minnesota  Digging into MN Minerals  Minnesota

    Mining in Minnesota Digging into MN Minerals Minnesota

    In the past iron ore was mined on three iron ranges the Cuyuna Mesabi and Vermilion and also in Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota Today only the Mesabi Range still has iron oretaconite mining taking place Clay is mined in the Minnesota River Valley Clay is used in making bricks porcelain tiles and medicines

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  • Northern Minn iron ore mining company invests in steel

    Northern Minn iron ore mining company invests in steel

    Aug 07 2019 · Specialty iron ore Cliffs breaks new ground on the Iron Range Traditional taconite pellets from Minnesotas Iron Range are used to make steel in giant blast furnaces around the Great Lakes

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  • Iron Mining Process  Minnesota Iron

    Iron Mining Process Minnesota Iron

    The iron ore is separated from the taconite using magnetism The remaining rock is waste material and is dumped into tailings basins The taconite powder with the iron in it is called concentrate Pellets The concentrate the wet taconite powder is rolled with clay inside large rotating cylinders

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  • Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the

    Northeastern Minnesota iron ore pellet production on the

    Iron ore pellets produced at northeastern Minnesota mines are the primary ingredient used to make steel Steel made from Minnesota iron ore is turned into automobiles trucks bridges appliances

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  • Home  Hull Rust Mine View located in Hibbing

    Home Hull Rust Mine View located in Hibbing

    The Hull Rust Mine View in Hibbing Minnesota is one of the largest openpit mines in the world and overlooks more than 125 years of iron ore mining

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  • Mining Companies

    Mining Companies

    Iron Mining Association of Minnesota 324 West Superior Street Suite 502 • Duluth MN 55802 Email info • Ph 2187227724 • Fax 2187206707

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  • Attractions On The Iron Range  Find Exciting Things To Do

    Attractions On The Iron Range Find Exciting Things To Do

    Iron Ore Miner Statue A tribute to those who made the Iron Range what it is today – you won’t miss this big guy in Chisholm The Big Stick Puck A massive monument to Eveleth’s favorite sport – with the World’s Largest hockey stick puck

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  • Hull–Rust–Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine  Wikipedia

    Hull–Rust–Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine Wikipedia

    The Hull–Rust–Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine in Hibbing Minnesota United States is the largest operating openpit iron mine in Minnesota The pit stretches more than three miles 5 km long two miles 3 km wide and 535 feet 163 m deep

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  • Immigration to the Iron Range 1880–1930  MNopedia

    Immigration to the Iron Range 1880–1930 MNopedia

    During the early twentieth century the population of the Iron Range was among the most ethnically diverse in Minnesota Tens of thousands of immigrants arrived from Finland AustriaHungary Italy Sweden Norway Canada England and over thirty other places of origin These immigrants mined the ore that made the Iron Range famous and built its communities

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  • Iron Ore Alliance

    Iron Ore Alliance

    The Iron Ore Alliance is a joint initiative between the United Steelworkers and U S Steel We are working together to share the story of how important the company’s iron ore business is to Minnesota

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  • Iron ore plant operators eyeing Minnesota Power rate

    Iron ore plant operators eyeing Minnesota Power rate

    Northeastern Minnesotas iron ore plants produce iron ore pellets used to make steel The six iron ore facilities in northeastern Minnesota produce twothirds of the iron ore used to make steel in

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  • Worlds Largest Open Pit Iron Ore Mine

    Worlds Largest Open Pit Iron Ore Mine

    Sometimes called the Grand Canyon of the North the Hull Rust Mine is the biggest open pit iron ore mine in operation in the world At the present time it is more than three miles long two miles wide and nearly 540 feet deep

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  • Hull Rust Mine Hibbing  2019 All You Need to Know

    Hull Rust Mine Hibbing 2019 All You Need to Know

    Oct 26 2019 · Attractions near Hull Rust Mine 311 mi Minnesota Discovery Center 068 mi Greyhound Bus Museum 402 mi Minnesota Musem of Mining 17 mi Hibbing Historical Society Museum View all attractions near Hull Rust Mine on TripAdvisor

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  • Iron Mining Association  Minnesota iron mining  our

    Iron Mining Association Minnesota iron mining our

    The membership is made up of the six producing iron ore mines in Northeast Minnesota that are capable of producing more than 40 million tons of taconite annually from Minnesotas iron ore deposits The trade association is also made up of 200 vendors that supply products and services to the mining industry

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  • Iron Mining Process  Minnesota Iron

    Iron Mining Process Minnesota Iron

    Iron Mining Process From blasting to crushing to separation – more than 85 of the iron mined in the United States is mined in northeastern Minnesota to make our nation’s steel

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  • Mining  Division of Lands and Minerals  Minnesota DNR

    Mining Division of Lands and Minerals Minnesota DNR

    Metallic minerals are further divided into ferrous minerals which contain mainly iron and nonferrous minerals which do not contain iron but have other metals such as copper Map Mineral Industries of Minnesota Metallic minerals Minnesota is by far the largest producer of the ferrous minerals iron ore and taconite in the United States Even though nearly all of the high grade iron ore in Minnesota has

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  • Cliffs Celebrates 100M Upgrade To Minnesota Iron Ore

    Cliffs Celebrates 100M Upgrade To Minnesota Iron Ore

    Aug 08 2019 · SILVER BAY Minn AP ClevelandCliffs has spent more than 100 million to upgrade its giant plant in Silver Bay to produce a purer form of iron ore pellets and ensure the longterm viability of its Northshore Mining operation in northeastern Minnesota

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  • Minnesota Iron Ore Project Nashwauk Minnesota

    Minnesota Iron Ore Project Nashwauk Minnesota

    Minnesota iron ore project details and geology The open pit iron ore mine located on the western end of the Mesabi Range in Minnesota was acquired by Essar Steel Minnesota from Minnesota Steel Industries in October 2007 It is spread over approximately 19000 acres including 4360 acres of

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  • Best things to see and do on Minnesotas Iron Range

    Best things to see and do on Minnesotas Iron Range

    Mar 12 2019 · It ran nearly 120 miles from Coleraine to Hoyt Lakes and the soft ore was so shallow it could be dug from open pits It produced up to a third of the worlds iron ore before the highgrade ore began to run out in the 1950s after which lowergrade ore began to

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