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Hollister Mine, Crystal Falls, Menominee iron range, Iron Co., Michigan, USA

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Commodities (Major) - Iron
Deposit Type: Secondary Enrichment
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 241: Superior Fe (BC name is Lake Superior & Rapitan types iron-formation)
Host Rock: Iron Formation

An iron mine operated by Oliver Iron Mining Co., and later by Hollister Mining Co., during 1889 through 1914. 143,117 tons of ore were shipped. This mine worked the middle-Precambrian Amasa Iron-formation of the Baraga Group. The property description is W1/2-SW Sec. 13 T43N-R32W, which is the 80 acres between N46º6'57", N46º7'24", W88º15'28", and W88º15'48".

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References

Bernhardt M. (2001) (editor) "Men, Mines, and Memories", Iron County Museum, Caspian, Michigan.

Wier, K. L. (1971) "Geology and Magnetic Data for Northeastern Crystal Falls Area, Michigan", Report of Investigation 11, Geological Survey Division of the Department of Natural Resources, State of Michigan, Lansing.

JAMES, H.L., DUTTON,C.E., PETTIJOHN, F.J., WIER, K.L., 1968, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE IRON RIVER, CRYSTAL FALLS DISTRICT, IRON COUNTY, MICHIGAN. WASHINGTON, U.S. GOVT. PRINTING OFFICE, 1968, PP. 21-23, 88-110.

LAKE SUPERIOR IRON ORES, MINING DIRECTORY AND STATISTICAL REPORT, PUBLISHED BY THE LAKE SUPERIOR IRON ORE ASSOCIATION, 1952.

 
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