In the 20th century, the years of highest productivity were 1920-1929 and 1933 to 1955. While a remote and isolated region, the New World district was the third largest producer of precious metals in Montana in 1926 (GCM 1990). Geologically, the New World mining district is in the Cooke City structural zone.
Jun 15, 2010· 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.
Sep 29, 2014· On July 19th 2014 the Cooke City Montana Museum first opened it's doors to the public, little did we know that exactly 142 years earlier in 1872 the New World Mining District had been officially established. What a wonderful coincidence and tribute to the miners who first traveled out to this area to seek fortune.
Jun 15, 2010· Land Deal Closes The Book On the New World Mine Proposed on Yellowstone National Park's Doorstep By Kurt Repanshek on June 15th, 2010 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.
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 ...
The New World Mining District is an area of mineralization that sits within Gallatin National Forest to the northeast of Cooke City and Yellowstone National Park, in Park County, Montana, United States. The district hosts extensive deposits of gold, silver and copper in zones of carbonate replacement.
In 1869, ores containing lead and silver were first discovered in the New World district of south-central Montana (Figure 3). An open-pit mine approximately 8 km north of Cooke City extracted Au, Cu and Ag from 1933 to 1953.
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.
new world project: alternate or previous names: alice e. - 0300670012, ... the new world or cooke city mining district, park co., mt. u.s. geological survey bull. 911-a, 1929, pp 1-87. deposit. merritt, william l. report on the mining properties of yellowstone and western mining co. in the new world mining district - cooke, park counties, mt.
The New World or Cooke City mining district, Park County, Montana. [T S Lovering] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: …
The stocks of the 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 Precambrian ...
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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, Clarks Fork City, and Galena City. Many of the miners had wanted the name Edelweiss.
The New World is a gold, copper, lead, and silver mine located in Park county, Montana. Western Mining History. ... District: New World . Land Status. Holdings. Workings. Ownership. Owner Name: Crown Butte Resources Ltd. ... COOKE CITY SAG - A NORTHWEST-TRENDING STRUCTURAL ZONE. Alterations. Rocks. Analytical Data.
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Dec 15, 2011· History sign about the New World Mining District. 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…
historical context for watershed restoration work in the Cooke City TMDL Planning Area. "The New World Mining District (District) Response and Restoration Project officially began when the USDA Forest Service submitted an implementation plan to the State of Montana on January 22, 1999.
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.
Combined Population: 150 (winter), 300 (summer) Cooke City was settled in 1870 by miners soon after gold was found. The area was first called the New World Mining District and the town, Shoo-Fly, but the name was soon changed to honor the banker and railway magnate, Jay Cooke, Jr. who had promised to bring a railroad to the area.
General Information. Title: The New World or Cooke City mining district, Park County, Montana Author(s): Lovering, T.S. Publishing Organization: U.S. Geological Survey Series and Number: Bulletin 811 Larger Work: Contributions to economic geology (short papers and preliminary reports) 1929, part I - metals and nonmetals except fuels Publication Date: 1930
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.
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.