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The sign is located at a turnout between communities of Silver Gate and Cooke City. Text of Sign Prospectors discovered rich mineral deposits in the Beartooth Mountains near here in 1874. Christened the New World Mining District, the area included claims with colorful names like Miner’s Delight, Hidden Treasure, Southern Spy and Silver King.

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New World Mining District (Cooke Mining District),

New World Mining District (Cooke Mining District), Park Co., Montana, USA : 65 miles east of Gardiner. Pb, Ag, Cu, Au. 'The New World Au-Cu-Ag deposit is actually comprised of 5 separate deposits, including the Como, Fisher Mountain, McLaren, Miller Creek and Homestake ...

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Mining | cookecitymtmuseum

The township of Cooke City became the major camp for prospectors and investment companies. From the initial Discovery to the Open Cut Development Period the citizens held fast to all the hopes and dreams of a typical mining camp. The New World Mining District was organized and with incredible determination claims were staked, roads and smelters ...

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Montana DEQ > Land > abandonedmines > linkdocs

aka Cooke City aka Blackmore HISTORIC CONTEXT. The New World Mining District is a mountainous tract at an elevation over 7,000 feet, and consequently inaccessible during winters. Timber and water are plentiful, but the lack of and expense of transportation was the greatest drawback to development of this district .

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Collection 2202 - Cooke City Mining District Maps,

19. Cooke City Claims/New World Mining District, aggregate connection sheets, tracing with tie lines, n.d. 36 1/4"x51" positive. Hand drawn. Updated: 5/27/09. Collection 2202 Charles T. Sacket Cooke City Mining District Maps, 1901-1924 19 sheets Updated: 5/27/09

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Final Chapter of New World Mine Controversy

2021-1-16 · The dispute over the New World Mining District began in 1989 when Crown Butte Mines, a subsidiary of Canadian mining giant Noranda, Inc., proposed building a massive gold mine near Cooke City, just northeast of Yellowstone National Park. The plan triggered a battery of lawsuits and outrage from conservation groups, who warned that a mine ...

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The Life Cycle of Gold Deposits Near the Northeast

2007-12-11 · Cooke City area (New World mining district) represent one of several mineralized centers of Eocene intrusive activity associated with the extensive Eocene Absaroka volcanic field in northwestern Wyoming and southwestern Montana. The Cooke City structural zone is a northwest-trending synformal zone developed in the

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Contributions to economic geology (short papers and ...

The New World or Cooke City mining district, Park County, Montana: Series title: Bulletin: Series number: 811: Chapter: A: DOI: 10.3133/b811A: Edition-Year Published: 1930: Language: ENGLISH: Description: 1-87 p. Google Analytic Metrics: Metrics page: Additional metadata about this publication, not found in other parts of the page is in this table.

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Melissa Gold Mine Near Cooke City, Montana | The

The Melissa Gold Mine is near Cooke City, Montana. Historically the site has been associated with the New World Mining District which is now part of the Shoshone National Forest. The Melissa Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open.

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Cooke City TMDL Implementation Evaluation

2016-9-9 · The USDA Forest Service has nearly completed the construction phase of the New World Mining District Response and Restoration Project. The Project is designed to reduce or eliminate many of the impacts of historical mining in the Cooke City TMDL Planning Area. Highlights of the Forest Service’s work are listed below, categorized by drainage:

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Collection 2202 - Cooke City Mining District Maps,

19. Cooke City Claims/New World Mining District, aggregate connection sheets, tracing with tie lines, n.d. 36 1/4"x51" positive. Hand drawn. Updated: 5/27/09. Collection 2202 Charles T. Sacket Cooke City Mining District Maps, 1901-1924 19 sheets Updated: 5/27/09

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Cooke City Chamber of Commerce | History

This mineral rich area was now known as the New World Mining District. The high elevation and lack of roads in this rugged terrain hampered the already short mining season. Prior to 1882 Cooke City was simply known as the Miners Camp, or Clarks Fork City. Many of

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Park County Montana Gold Production - Western

COOKE CITY DISTRICT. Located in the southeast corner of Park County, the Cooke City (New World) district has produced silver, copper, lead, and zinc ores from which small amounts of gold have been recovered as a byproduct.

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Cooke City Water District

In 1882, the Crow reservation was reduced in size which, effectively, freed Cooke City from bounds of Indian lands. Miners soon flooded the newly-established New World Mining District, but the scale of exploitation was limited by the long, harsh winters, lack of transportation and rugged terrain.

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Goose Creek Gold Prospect Near Cooke City, Montana

The Goose Creek Gold Prospect is near Cooke City, Montana. Historically the site has been associated with the New World Mining District which is now part of the Shoshone National Forest. Preliminary development has taken place such as surface trenching, adits, shafts, drill holes, geophysics, geochemistry, or geological mapping.

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Cooke City, MT Silver mining, mines, mine owners and

Cooke City, MT Silver mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Cooke City, MT

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McLaren Tailings Reclamation Project

The McLaren Tailings Site is located near Cooke City, Montana, in a valley drained by Soda Butte Creek, which runs through the site and through Yellowstone National Park, approximately five miles downstream. From 1934 until 1953, the McLaren Mill processed gold and copper ore from the New World Mining District.

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THE STRUGGLE TO BUILD A RAILROAD by

2020-4-15 · Cooke City, the mining promoters continued to push for a railroad. When the Northern Pacific in 1891 found the true value of the New World Mining District was less than the mining supporters claimed it to be, the Northern Pacific quickly lost interest in building a branch line to Cooke City.

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Land Deal Closes The Book On the New World Mine

2021-1-15 · Land Deal Closes The Book On the New World Mine Proposed on Yellowstone National Park's Doorstep By Kurt Repanshek - June 15th, 2010 5:54pm The purchase of 772 acres has brought to an end the long saga of a "New World Mine" proposed to be built in the high country near Cooke City, Montana, just beyond Yellowstone National Park's northeast entrance.

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Colter Pass | cookecitymtmuseum

Three miles up from Cooke City lies the small settlement of Colter Pass, first established in 1896 when Grover Cleavland signed 3 160 acre lots over to B. Wyman. The Western Smelting and Power Company purchased one of the lots in 1927 for $1000 while the Jackson’s ran cows on another lot to provide the area with milk and later a ...

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The New World Mining District and the Shoo Fly Mine ...

2014-9-26 · The New World Mining District and the Shoo Fly Mine ... By 1880, however, they changed the name to Cooke City in honor of Jay Cooke, Jr., a major investor in the mines.

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New World mining district update set for Aug. 9 |

2016-8-3 · The New World Mining District Response and Restoration project, which includes national forest lands near Cooke City, is a historic metals mining district centered northeast of Yellowstone ...

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Cooke City by Linda L. Holland | Arcadia Publishing

They tell the story of the rugged pioneers who discovered the area in 1870 and established Cooke City and the New World Mining District before the country to the west became Yellowstone National Park. ~ Related Titles ~ Montana's Hot Springs. Glendive. Sidney. Laurel. Havre.

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The New World Agreement: A Call for Reform of the 1872 ...

2018-9-12 · Cooke City had already experienced the roller coaster ride of the boom and bust economy that accompanies mining. Mining started in the New World Mining District over a century ago and continued on-and-off through the 1950s. Mining's legacy in the New World District has left

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Cooke City Chamber of Commerce | Visit Historic Areas

The Cooke City area is rich with stories and historic sites to visit. There are unique opportunities to peak into the past with mining towns, historic trails, and buildings that date back to the 1800s. ... There are only a few historic ruins left from the New World Mining District. The entire area of Daisy and Lulu Pass has been part of a large ...

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“Here we found the first gold on the trip – gold in every ...

The New World Mining District, located in the Beartooth Mountains north and east of Cooke City, Montana, became the focus of fairly intensive historical research in 1989 when Crown Butte Mines proposed the development of the New World Project. GCM Services, Inc., Butte, (GCM) conducted historical documentation and evaluation of the

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Goose Creek Gold Prospect Near Cooke City, Montana

The Goose Creek Gold Prospect is near Cooke City, Montana. Historically the site has been associated with the New World Mining District which is now part of the Shoshone National Forest. Preliminary development has taken place such as surface trenching, adits, shafts, drill holes, geophysics, geochemistry, or geological mapping.

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Cooke City, MT Silver mining, mines, mine owners and

Cooke City, MT Silver mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Cooke City, MT

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THE STRUGGLE TO BUILD A RAILROAD by

2020-4-15 · Cooke City, the mining promoters continued to push for a railroad. When the Northern Pacific in 1891 found the true value of the New World Mining District was less than the mining supporters claimed it to be, the Northern Pacific quickly lost interest in building a branch line to Cooke City.

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Colter Pass | cookecitymtmuseum

Three miles up from Cooke City lies the small settlement of Colter Pass, first established in 1896 when Grover Cleavland signed 3 160 acre lots over to B. Wyman. The Western Smelting and Power Company purchased one of the lots in 1927 for $1000 while the Jackson’s ran cows on another lot to provide the area with milk and later a ...

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