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Salter, a surveyor running lines throughout the territory between Lake Nipissing and Sault Ste. Marie, was running a meridian north from his base line which ran east and west through the Whitefish Lake post. He later met Alexander Murray, another surveyor who made a similar observance. Salter and Murray reported their findings to the government but were ignored. Later, Dr. Howey who counted rock collecting among his many interests showed some interesting specimens to Dr. Finally, returning to Thomas Flanagan and his find on the new rail line, this was the first local discovery to cause enough interest to spur further exploration.
Further ore was exposed, samples were tested and the first land purchased for mining by William and Thomas Murray, Henry Abbott and John Laughrin.
This discovery and claim became the Murray Mine, still producing intermittently in recent years. Mining, then as now, required capital and Samuel J. Ritchie, a capitalist from Akron, Ohio, arrived in to form the Canadian Copper Company with several partners. It also brought the Copper Cliff, Stobie and Creighton Mines and it was Copper Cliff Mine, located behind the present police station, which became the first feasible producing mine in the area. Early ore was shipped to the United States for refining and it was at the Orford Refinery in New Jersey that the refining process produced a pinkish gray material of no purpose or value.
This was a mixture of copper and kupfer nickel or copper of the devil or simply nickel as we know it. Nickel had been used with copper and zinc in China for many centuries and its use had eventually spread to Europe where the alloy of these metals became known as German silver. In the Sudbury area, however, separation of the nickel and copper in the local ores proved very difficult and most local mining companies enjoyed short existences.
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Ludwig Mond, a German chemist, who developed a method to produce pure nickel, bought Garson and Victoria mines to insure a supply of ore. Increasing industrialism and World War I encouraged expansion and by several more mines had been acquired. Copper and nickel were not the only minerals to be found in the Sudbury basin. Henry Ranger discovered gold and began the Vermillion Gold Mine in Like gold discoveries all over the world, this one attraced large numbers of prospectors who staked hundreds of claims.
This guided tour takes you through our demonstration mine to discover the evolution of mining in the region, from the turn of the century to modern mining.
Enter our Mine Dry and prepare for an unforgettable journey as you descend in a glass platform elevator through a dramatic rock chasm while viewing a state-of-the art multimedia show. We will be the leader among science centres in providing inspirational, educational and entertaining science experiences.
Dynamic Earth is a Science North attraction. Contact Us Careers Volunteers. Exhibits at Dynamic Earth Dynamic Earth is an immersive, hands-on science centre that features earth science and mining experiences. Epiroc Theatre Take a seat in our Epiroc Theatre and enjoy a specialized collection of films, projected on a giant screen! Ask a bluecoat for today's schedule upon arrival.
Floating Granite Globe. Can you move a three tonne piece of rock? With the help of science, anything is possible! The Famous Big Nickel. These four monuments were dismantled in The Big Nickel weighs close to 13, kilograms approximately 13 tonnes. It is about 64,, times the size of a real Canadian nickel.
Canadian Diamonds Explore the science behind the popular gemstone, diamond! Earth Gallery In the Earth Gallery, visitors of all ages can discover the fascinating world of earth sciences. Investigate Dynamic Earth processes like earthquakes using our digital globe! Head into the MacLean Engineering Gallery to experience our latest special exhibition!
Learn More. Earthquakes of Canada Shake things up at our earthquakes of Canada exhibit. Mineral Identification Learn how to identify different rocks and minerals with our array of exhibits in the Earth Gallery! Quarries of Ontario Touch an artistic display of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock samples from quarries around Ontario.
This three-level model mine is just your size! Glencore Rocks to Riches Theatre. You'll never look at your stainless steel sink the same way again! Witness how powerful mechanical forces crush and grind chunks of ore into fine powder. See how intense heat separates the waste from valuable metals that are then further purified.
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Mine Training Centre Take the controls in our new mine training centre! Nickel City Stories. Ask a bluecoat for today's schedule upon arrival! Underground tours are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length. Make sure to pick up your pass for the next available tour time as soon as you arrive! As data gatherers for over 30 years, MiningIntelligence is your trusted resource to put critical and …. To supply power for increased mining activity in the Tati district of northern Botswana, we implemented extensions to the existing power supplies to increase capacity.
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