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Education, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining Students examine the float copper dsplayed on the Michigan Tech campus. Specimans such as the one shown and the Ontonagon Boulder (also float copper) were evidence of the potential of copper mining in the area. The mining of copper and iron ore led to the need for a mining school. [Michigan Tech Centennial Page 239]

Scanned: May 18, 2009