Float Copper

Float Copper (HM1HWJ)

Location: Duluth, MN 55802 St. Louis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 46.817', W 92° 5.528'

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This piece of float copper was dredged from the Keweenaw Waterway, Michigan, by the hydraulic dredge "New Jersey"; on May 27, 1932, while working under contract with the United States Engineers Office, Duluth. It was presented to the office by the contractor, the Zenith Dredge Company.
Float copper is native metallica copper, almost chemically pure, which has been dislodged and transported by glacial action. This piece weighs 490 pounds and fragments of this size are rare.
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Date Added Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 569303 N 5181148
Decimal Degrees46.78028333, -92.09213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 46.817', W 92° 5.528'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 46' 49.02" N, 92° 5' 31.68" W
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Area Code(s)218, 612
Closest Postal AddressAt or near The Lakewalk, Duluth MN 55802, US
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