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Albion Mine (Manhattan Mine), Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USAi
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Albion Mine (Manhattan Mine)Mine
Keweenaw Co.County
MichiganState
USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
47° 21' 8'' North , 88° 19' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ahmeek146 (2017)7.6km
Copper City187 (2017)8.7km
Calumet703 (2017)14.9km
Laurium1,941 (2017)15.2km
Lake Linden989 (2017)18.5km


The Albion Mining Company began operations in 1848 and ran until 1856. In 1857 the company suspended operations until 1863 when it resumed operations as the Manhattan Mining Company. All mining ceased in 1865. Approximately 10,000 lbs. of copper were removed from the workings.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Dana 6:1086.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dana 6:1086.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Bill Morgenstern - Personal Collection
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Reference: Dana 6:1086.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Dana 6:1086.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Domeykite2.AA.10bCu3As

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Domeykite2.2.2.1Cu3As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DomeykiteCu3As
Cu CopperCu
AsArsenic
As DomeykiteCu3As
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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Butler, B.S., Burbank, W.S. (1929) The Copper Deposits of Michigan. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 144, 238 pages.

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