National Mine Map Repository State-County-Company-Mine Name Query - Strip mine in fayette michigan
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Copper mining in Michigan became an important industry in the 19th and early 20th centuries. . The most productive conglomerate and amygdaloid mines were located along a strip about two miles ( km) wide and 24 miles (39 km) long. The Republic Mine was part of the Marquette Iron Range. The Republic Mine is the only open pit mine in Michigan open for free public viewing. This inactive.