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  • A case history of a recently permitted mine in Cleveland

    Site History Mica mining in Kings Mountain started in 1947.Used for electrical resistors. The Kings Mountain Mica Company started their first operation in 1949. Several companies operated in the belt over the years but after acquisitions and closures only one company was operating in the late 1990 s. Kings Mountain Mica Company was owned by Franklin Minerals Oglebay Norton

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  • Coromoto Minerals In Maine

    Mining Operations at Mount Mica Orchard Pit Mines Oxford County Maine. A complex specimen of pink crystallized quartz chalcedony kosnarite and other phosphates from the roof near pocket 22-08 Notice Mt Mica is an active mine and is regulated by Mine Health and

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  • Noyes Mountain Quarry Mica Mine Near Greenwood Maine

    The Noyes Mountain Quarry Mica Mine is near Greenwood Maine. Historically the site has been part of the Paris-Rumford Mining District. The site was first discovered in 1800. The Noyes Mountain Quarry Mica Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open.

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  • Mining Part 2 Important Minerals Gems and Rocks Mined

    Mica. Group of aluminum silicates occurring in the Blue Ridge Mountains and western piedmont notable for its perfect cleavage into thin elastic sheets. Used early on as a form of window glass (called isinglass) mica was first mined in Mitchell County in 1858 and in Jackson County in 1867. North Carolina produces two-thirds of the nation s

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  • Mica and Beryl Pegmatites in Idaho and Montana

    Mica mining greatly increased in the older producing regions such as New England and the Southern States. Mines in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota and the A von district of Idaho which had previously been idle or producing greatly be­ low capacity came quickly into production.

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  • Mount Apatite Park Auburn Maine

    mining and mineral discoveries at Mt. Apatite. Figure 3 Masses of a lilac-colored lithium mica (lepidolite) typically occurred in the vicinity of tourmaline pockets. You may find pieces of this colorful mica on the dumps of the Greenlaw Quarry which are strewn through the

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  • Digging deep into Western North Carolina s mining history

    Jun 01 2013 · A mica boom begun in the mountains in 1878 helped supply materials for an insulator in Thomas Edison s electric motor. By the 1890s the nation s mica mining activity centered around Spruce Pine earning it the nickname "The Mineral City."

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  • Tourmaline and the Rich Legacy of Mining at Mount Mica

    Mount Mica is located about a mile east of Paris in Oxford County. Gem-quality tourmaline was discovered there in 1821 and was intermittently produced through the late 1970s. A new phase of tourmaline mining began when Gary and Mary Freeman owners and operators of Coromoto Minerals LLC acquired the Mount Mica property in 2003.

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  • Mica Mining Companies in the United StatesManta

    9 items · 8 Mica Mining Companies in the United States. Search or browse our list of Mica Mining companies by category or location.

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  • Mica Imerys

    Mica is a naturally occurring highly lamellar phyllosilicate of aluminium and potassium that exhibits an almost perfect basal cleavage. This means that mica particles can be easily split into thin often transparent sheets. Amongst platy minerals micas are unique due to the broad range of particle sizes naturally available from microns up to

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  • Gems and Minerals in the Blue RidgeBlue Ridge National

    Mica mining in the region began on a large scale about 1868 and until the 1960s when other materials eliminated its use the area was the most important producer of sheet mica in the U.S. Today scrap mica is still produced in large quantities primarily in the Spruce Pine district in Mitchell County.

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  • Alstead Mica Mine a trail in NH US on trailpeak

    Trail Description Water-filled mine. This swimming hole in on private property and the owner has graciously allowed swimming in the water filled mine. Please respect the area and the

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  • Zirkel Mountain and Mica BasinTread of Pioneers

    ID 7854 Title Zirkel Mountain and Mica Basin Date circa 1948 Description This is a scenic view of Zirkel Mountain and Mica Basin near the location for much of Slavonia Uranium outcrop sites. Scrapbook in collection facility and image is from "The Ace High Mining Property Slavonia Mining District Routt County CO.

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  • Mica Mine PhippsburgMaine by Foot

    Sprague Pond Trail in red Mica Mine in green Denny Reed in blue and New Meadows in lilac. The 1.5-mile Mica Mine trail is part of The Nature Conservancy s Basin Preserve. A glittering trail covered with mica winds up a hill passing old pits of former mica mines to a pitch pine forest. The first half mile to the .5-mile loop climbs slightly.

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  • Tourmaline mining

    Mount Mica (the name the locals had given the area) was the first source of Tourmaline in the United States and would become the first gem mine in America as well. Sporadic amateur mining continued for many years until 1868 when Elijah Hamlin and his son Augustus began a more serious mining venture.

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  • Mount Apatite Park Auburn Maine

    mining and mineral discoveries at Mt. Apatite. Figure 3 Masses of a lilac-colored lithium mica (lepidolite) typically occurred in the vicinity of tourmaline pockets. You may find pieces of this colorful mica on the dumps of the Greenlaw Quarry which are strewn through the

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  • History of Redding Connecticut s Geology Rocks Soil

    Mica mining because of the necessity of keeping the crystals intact is a delicate operation drills and blasting powder must be used carefully if at all. The mined crystals are first "cobbed " i.e. roughly trimmed of rock and cut then split with a hammer into plates and further split into sheets with a knife.

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  • Mining Part 2 Important Minerals Gems and Rocks Mined

    Mica. Group of aluminum silicates occurring in the Blue Ridge Mountains and western piedmont notable for its perfect cleavage into thin elastic sheets. Used early on as a form of window glass (called isinglass) mica was first mined in Mitchell County in 1858 and in Jackson County in 1867. North Carolina produces two-thirds of the nation s

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  • A Listing of North Carolina Geological Survey Mica

    In North America Indians in the southern Appalachian Mountain area probably began min­ ing for mica before the 14th century. The Indians used mica mostly for grave site ornamentation. Thefirst commercialmicaminingin the United States started in 1803 at the Ruggles Mines in

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  • Ruggles MineMica Mining in New HampshireLegends of

    Ruggles Mine near Grafton New Hampshire is a mica mine that got its start in about 1805 and operated for more than 150 years before it closed and became a tourist attraction. Located on Isinglass Mountain minerals were discovered here in 1803 by Sam Ruggles a Boston Massachusetts merchant.

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  • Mount Apatite Park Auburn Maine

    mining and mineral discoveries at Mt. Apatite. Figure 3 Masses of a lilac-colored lithium mica (lepidolite) typically occurred in the vicinity of tourmaline pockets. You may find pieces of this colorful mica on the dumps of the Greenlaw Quarry which are strewn through the

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  • Circular 202 Geochemistry of micas from Precambrian

    mining districts by Just (1937) was followed by Jahns (1946) in-depth study of the more than 74 mines in the Petaca mining district which included detailed descriptions of the mica deposits in the Ojo Caliente and Elk Mountain districts. Northrop (1959) listed additional small muscovite deposits. Lesure (1965) summarized mica mining in New

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  • History of Redding Connecticut s Geology Rocks Soil

    Mica mining because of the necessity of keeping the crystals intact is a delicate operation drills and blasting powder must be used carefully if at all. The mined crystals are first "cobbed " i.e. roughly trimmed of rock and cut then split with a hammer into plates and further split into sheets with a knife.

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  • A case history of a recently permitted mine in Cleveland

    Site History Mica mining in Kings Mountain started in 1947.Used for electrical resistors. The Kings Mountain Mica Company started their first operation in 1949. Several companies operated in the belt over the years but after acquisitions and closures only one company was operating in the late 1990 s. Kings Mountain Mica Company was owned by Franklin Minerals Oglebay Norton

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  • Mica Mining Companies in the United StatesManta

    9 items · 8 Mica Mining Companies in the United States. Search or browse our list of Mica Mining companies by category or location.

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  • Mica Mineral information data and localities.

    Frazier Mountain Mining District (Fraser Mountain Mining District) Frazier Park area Alamo Mountain (McDonald Peak) Alamo Mountain Mica Mine (Mount Alamo deposit) Colorado Boulder Co. Crystal Mountain Mona No. 9 Claim Jamestown Mining District Cal-Wood Mica Mine Leo the Lion Lode No. 1 Left Hand Creek Mining District Beryl Lode (Lehman

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  • mica mining in mountainglamface

    Mica Imerys Kings Mountain is located in Kings Mountain North Carolina. This organization primarily operates in the Mica Mining business / industry within the Mining and Quarrying of Nonmetallic Minerals Except Fuels sector.

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  • Branchville Connecticut (CT) Page Mining Railroad

    Mica mining because of the necessity of keeping the crystals intact is a delicate operation drills and blasting powder must be used carefully if at all. The mined crystals are first "cobbed " i.e. roughly trimmed of rock and cut then split with a hammer into plates and further split into sheets with a knife.

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  • Mount Apatite Park Auburn Maine

    mining and mineral discoveries at Mt. Apatite. Figure 3 Masses of a lilac-colored lithium mica (lepidolite) typically occurred in the vicinity of tourmaline pockets. You may find pieces of this colorful mica on the dumps of the Greenlaw Quarry which are strewn through the

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  • The Mineral City Exploring the Spruce Pine Mining

    Mar 31 2014 · From the 1860s until the 1960s commercial mica mines pecked into these woods like sapsucker holes in hickory bark. As a nod to the mica boom there s even a community in Yancey County named Micaville. Decades of mica mining left behind piles of flung-away feldspar which wasn t as commercially coveted in the late 19th century.

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  • Gems and Minerals in the Blue RidgeBlue Ridge National

    Mica mining in the region began on a large scale about 1868 and until the 1960s when other materials eliminated its use the area was the most important producer of sheet mica in the U.S. Today scrap mica is still produced in large quantities primarily in the Spruce Pine district in Mitchell County.

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  • Parker Mountain (Mica Mine and Plane Crash Site)

    Jun 01 2015 · Parker Mountain (Mica Mine and Plane Crash Site) This adventure brought us to Parker Mountain in Strafford NH not to be confused with Mount Parker in Bartlett NH. This mountain had a few things about it that we liked that being a Plane Crash Site a Mine and Geocaching. Plus it was suppose to rain a lot so we wanted to stay close

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  • Avon Mining District (Mica Mountain Mining District

    Avon Mining District (Mica Mountain Mining District) Latah Co. Idaho USA area mica mines

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  • Noyes Mountain Quarry Mica Mine Near Greenwood Maine

    The Noyes Mountain Quarry Mica Mine is near Greenwood Maine. Historically the site has been part of the Paris-Rumford Mining District. The site was first discovered in 1800. The Noyes Mountain Quarry Mica Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open.

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  • Mica Mine PhippsburgMaine by Foot

    Sprague Pond Trail in red Mica Mine in green Denny Reed in blue and New Meadows in lilac. The 1.5-mile Mica Mine trail is part of The Nature Conservancy s Basin Preserve.A glittering trail covered with mica winds up a hill passing old pits of former mica mines to a pitch pine forest.

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  • Bo s Mine Tours

    Jan 06 2020 · Gem Mountain- Gem Mountain is a very popular tourist oriented facility which operates a sluice mine. retail store and mine tours.Gem Mountain s address is 13780 NC Route 226N Spruce Pine North Carolina 28777 (take the Rout 226/NC Mineral Museum exit off

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  • Zirkel Mountain and Mica BasinTread of Pioneers

    ID 7854 Title Zirkel Mountain and Mica Basin Date circa 1948 Description This is a scenic view of Zirkel Mountain and Mica Basin near the location for much of Slavonia Uranium outcrop sites. Scrapbook in collection facility and image is from "The Ace High Mining Property Slavonia Mining District Routt County CO.

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