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Anaconda Copper Mine, Lyon County, Nevada NDEP

Apr 03, 2008 The historic Anaconda Copper Mine Site (Site) is an abandoned open pit copper mine and processing facility, located in Lyon County’s Mason Valley, in western Nevada. The majority of copper mining, milling and processing at the Site occurred between 1953 and 1978, and secondary milling and processing of ores occurred between 1978 and 2000.

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Anaconda Copper

The Anaconda Copper Mining Company, part of the Amalgamated Copper Company from 1899 to 1915, was an American mining company. It was one of the largest trusts of the early 20th century and one of the largest mining companies in the world for much of the 20th century. Founded in 1881 when Marcus Daly bought a silver mine, the company expanded rapidly based on the discovery of huge copper deposits. Daly built a smelter in Anaconda to process copper mined in Butte. D

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Anaconda Copper Mine (Montana)

The Anaconda Copper Mine was a large copper mine in Butte, Montana. Originally a silver mine, it was bought in 1881 by Marcus Daly from Michael Hickey. Hickey was a prospector and Union Civil War veteran. He named his claim the Anaconda Mine after reading Horace Greeley's Civil War account of how Ulysses S. Grant's forces had surrounded Robert E. Lee's forces "like an anaconda". Daly developed the Anaconda Mine in partnership with George Hearst, father of William Randolph Hearst, James Ben Ali Ha

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The Rich History of the Anaconda Copper Mine

May 29, 2019 Within months of its creation, the Anaconda Copper Mine, located near Butte, Montana, was a leading producer of copper across the entire North American continent. And it all began with one Irishman, Marcus Daly. Having advanced in the mining business for over two decades, Daly bought the Anaconda Silver Mine in 1881, with the help of the Haggin-Hearst-Tevin organization.

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Anaconda Copper Mine<kennecott Copper Mine<chile Copper

Jul 07, 2021 The Anaconda Copper Mine, operated by the Kenebey family since 1899, was an American copper mining company owned by the Kenebey brothers.

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Anaconda Copper Mine, a pictorial primer Sierra Nevada Ally

Aug 03, 2019 The Mining Process. Only a small percentage of the rock removed contains copper, so the rock must be crushed and treated. There are two primary types of copper ore, copper oxide and copper sulfide. According to Anaconda, the company mined 103,834,000 tons of copper oxide ore and 58,589,000 tons of sulfide ore.

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Anaconda Copper Mine Near Dillwyn, Virginia The Diggings™

The Anaconda Copper Mine is near Dillwyn, Virginia. Historically the site has been part of the Virginia Gold Pyrite Belt Mining District. The site was first discovered before 1903. The Anaconda Copper Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Production size when active was considered to be small.

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Anaconda Copper Mine Site, National Priorities List

Anaconda Copper Mine Site, Lyon County, Nevada I. PURPOSE . The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9, conducted a preliminary assessment and site investigation of the Anaconda Copper Mine Site (Site) located in Lyon County, Nevada,

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Anaconda Company American company Britannica

Anaconda Company, former American mining company, for much of the 20th century one of the largest mining companies in the world. Originally producing copper, it later moved into other metals, including aluminum, silver, and uranium, as well as numerous related operations. In 1977 it became a subsidiary of the Atlantic Richfield Company.

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Anaconda Copper Mine Site, National Priorities List

Anaconda Copper Mine Site, Lyon County, Nevada I. PURPOSE . The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9, conducted a preliminary assessment and site investigation of the Anaconda Copper Mine Site (Site) located in Lyon County, Nevada,

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ANACONDA COPPER MINE Landmarks & Historical Buildings

The Anaconda Mine was the lifeblood of Yerington until it closed in 1978. The pit mine produced 13,000 tons of copper ore six days a week. The was to help provide the US Government with much needed copper from 1951 until it closed in 1978. The tailings ponds are visible as large cliff-like mounds along the highway just west of Yerington.

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Smelter, Anaconda copper mine. Montana intermediary roll

Smelter, Anaconda copper mine. Montana Contributor Names Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer Created / Published 1939 June. Subject Headings United States--Montana-

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Anaconda Mine and International Smelter History, Tooele

Apr 06, 2015 Copper mining ended in the Carr Fork mine when World War II era government subsidies ended. (Desert Magazine, December 1948, citing the Salt Lake City Tribune) 1948 “An important mining transaction during the year was the sale of National Tunnel and Mines Co. properties to Anaconda Copper Co.” (Salt Lake Tribune, January 2, 1949) 1958

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Smelter, Anaconda copper mine. Montana Library of Congress

Smelter, Anaconda copper mine. Montana Contributor Names Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer Created / Published 1939 June. Subject Headings United States--Montana-

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Copper Mining Devastated Montana. Now An Industry Comeback

Jul 05, 2019 Right: Anaconda copper mine in November 1950. In the late 1800s, Butte was ruled by a trio of rival industrialists known as the “Copper Kings.” Now it is home to the infamous Berkeley Pit (see top video), a shuttered, gaping open-pit copper mine now full

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How to stop your house from sinking: The best solution

Aug 08, 2021 Anaconda Copper Mine How to stop your house from sinking: The best solution. Posted On August 8, 2021. Copper mines are increasingly becoming a problem for the environment. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australia has lost one-third of its coal reserves to mining

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Anaconda Montana Western Mining History

Anaconda History Anaconda was established in 1883 by Marcus Daly, one of the three "Copper Kings" of Butte, Montana, as a site for a new smelter to treat ores from his Anaconda mine.The town was originally to be called Copperopolis but that name was already in use by another Montana town so the name Anaconda was settled on.

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Vintage photos from Anaconda's mining past Local

Vintage photos from Anaconda's mining past. Ask any resident of Anaconda about their city and they will likely mention the its deep mining history. Anaconda got its start in 1883. It was founded

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Butte, Montana

The Anaconda Copper Mining Company began in 1881 when Marcus Daly bought a small mine named the Anaconda. He was a part-owner, mine manager and engineer of the Alice, a silver mine in Walkerville, a suburb of Butte. While working in the Alice, he noticed significant quantities of high grade copper

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Anaconda Copper Mining Company Social Networks and

The Anaconda Copper Mining Company was a major international producer of copper and copper by-products from the 1880s to the 1970s. From the description of Anaconda Copper Mining Company Records, 1876-1976. (Montana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 43823794. The Anaconda claim was located in 1875.

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Anaconda What's happening at the Site? NDEP

Jun 01, 2021 Anaconda What’s happening at the Site? Below is a brief overview of what is currently planned to happen at the Anaconda Copper Mine Site (ACMS) over the next three months. Following that, are highlights of what has been accomplished at the site over the past three months.

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Jeannette Rankin’s Fight to Make Mines Safe for Democracy

Oct 19, 2017 On August 18, 1917, 15,000 people packed into a baseball park in the mining town of Butte, Montana, to listen as Representative Jeannette Rankin assailed the Anaconda Copper Mining Company for its role in an ongoing labor dispute. Two months earlier, on June 8, an inferno had engulfed the nearby Speculator Mine, one of Anaconda Copper’s largest operations in the region. In all, 168

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Anaconda Copper Mine: An uncertain future Mining

Sep 24, 2019 The Anaconda Copper Mine sits about three miles from the city of Yerington, and on a warm day in early September, the once-active mining site is quiet except for a few passing trucks. Many mining

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Anaconda What's happening at the Site? NDEP

Jun 01, 2021 Anaconda What’s happening at the Site? Below is a brief overview of what is currently planned to happen at the Anaconda Copper Mine Site (ACMS) over the next three months. Following that, are highlights of what has been accomplished at the site over the past three months.

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Anaconda Copper Mine Yerington Arizona Arimetco

Anaconda Copper Mine . Superfund Site . Yerington, Nevada . Arimetco Operable Unit 8 Administrative Record Index . Released: 11/08/2016 . SEMS-RM DOCID # 1162507

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Smelter, Anaconda copper mine. Montana Library of Congress

Smelter, Anaconda copper mine. Montana Contributor Names Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer Created / Published 1939 June. Subject Headings United States--Montana-

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Anaconda Copper Encyclopedia

ANACONDA COPPER. ANACONDA COPPER was one of the largest copper-mining companies in the world and the principal producer of the Butte district of Montana. It was organized in 1881 as the Anaconda Silver Mining Company when entrepreneur Marcus Daly, having persuaded James B. Haggin, Lloyd Tevis, and George Hearst to purchase for $30,000 the small Anaconda silver mine,

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Anaconda_Copper_Butte Bill St. Clair

Anaconda Copper Mining Company (until 1915 known as the Amalgamated Copper Mining Company), one of the largest trusts of the early 20th century which owned all the mines on Butte Hill, Montana, USA.The Anaconda Company was purchased by Atlantic Richfield Company on January 12, 1977.At present (2007), Anaconda exists only as an environmental liability for BP, the current owner of ARCO.

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Anaconda Copper Mining Company records, 1876-1974

the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, urged the union of all Butte mining operations under one holding company. In April 1899 the Amalgamated Copper Company was formed to acquire the stock of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company and its subsidiary companies including the Big Blackfoot

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Anaconda Copper Mine: An uncertain future Mining

Sep 24, 2019 The Anaconda Copper Mine sits about three miles from the city of Yerington, and on a warm day in early September, the once-active mining site is quiet except for a few passing trucks. Many mining

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Anaconda Copper Mining Company: Copper refineries YouTube

Jul 25, 2018 [silent] An Anaconda Copper Mining Company promotional film that uses title cards and images to show how crude copper from the smelter in Anaconda, Montana i...

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Health Hazards from Mining in Butte, Montana

Apr 26, 2021 Underground copper mining in Butte, Montana since the 1870's has resulted in over 49 miles of vertical shafts and 5,600 miles of horizontal workways. In 1955, high copper prices drove Anaconda Copper Mining Company to open a new pit mines including the Berkeley Pit.

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Butte, Montana

The Anaconda Copper Mining Company began in 1881 when Marcus Daly bought a small mine named the Anaconda. He was a part-owner, mine manager and engineer of the Alice, a silver mine in Walkerville, a suburb of Butte. While working in the Alice, he noticed significant quantities of high grade copper

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Anaconda Smelter, Montana, Superfund Case Study

The Anaconda Copper Mining Company began large-scale copper smelting and concentrating activities outside the town of Anaconda in 1884. In 1902, additional smelting and processing operations began at a second smelter east of the town of Anaconda. Butte mining and Anaconda smelting activities provided most local jobs and revenue in the area; the

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Nevada deferral of Anaconda Superfund site speeds cleanup

Apr 20, 2021 Anaconda is a defunct, 3,500-acre copper mine that produced about 400 acres of waste rock, 900 acres of contaminated tailings and 300 acres of

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Anaconda Copper Mining Company: Bob Vine collection, reel

[silent] Footage pertaining to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in Montana. Created and compiled by ACM employee Bob Vine, circa 1960s. From the original f...

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Woman blames mine for cancer Deseret News

Nov 29, 2004 Woman blames mine for cancer. By Associated Press Nov 29, 2004, 3:34pm MST. Peggy Pauly at her Yerington, Nev., home near abandoned Anaconda copper mine. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer four years ago. Cathleen Allison, Associated Press. Pauly, left, and her daughters, Brianna, 9, and Heather, 8, play with the family pets at their home.

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