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White Pine Mine, White Pine, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 45' North , 89° 33' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.75000,-89.55000
Other regions containing this locality:Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A former Cu mine. Opened in 1952. Owned by Northern Copper Co. The prior owner was Echo Bay Mines. Reopened 1985.


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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 2752717
Oronto Group; Nonesuch Shale

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Nonesuch Shale

Description: Gray, green, and brown lithic siltstone, shale, and sandstone. Copper sulfides and native copper occur locally near base

Lithology: Major:{siltstone,shale,sandstone}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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References

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Heinrich (1976), Mineralogy of Michigan.
Rocks & Minerals (1983): 58: 112.
Rocks & Minerals (1986): 61: 345.
Minerals Today (1990): (January): 341.
Mineralogical Record (1992): 23: 64.
Rocks & Minerals (1999): 74: 160-176.
Heinrich & Robinson (2004), Mineralogy of Michigan.

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