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Mesabi Range, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 28' North , 92° 45' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.4666666667, -92.75


Major Iron ore deposits.
Precambrian banded iron formation.

The Iron Range Interpretation Center in Chisolm is an essential stop to understanding the geological and human history of the deposits.

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31 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Morey, G.B. (1972) The Mesabi Range: in Sims, P.K. & Morey, G.M. editors Geology of Minnesota: A Centennial Volume (in honor of George M. Schwartz),Minnesota Geological Survey: 204-217.

Marsden, R. W. (1977) Iron ore reserves of the Mesabi Range, Minnesota: Minnesota Geological Survey: Open File Report: OFR77-02 , 20 p.

Lepp, H (1982) Minnesota’s Iron Ranges: Rocks and Minerals: 57 (3): 96-101

Jirsa, M, V. Chandler & R. Lively (2005) Bedrock Geology of the Mesabi Iron Range Minnesota: M163 1 sheet.






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