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Mesabi

(məsäb`ē), range of low hills, NE Minn., once famous for its extensive iron ore deposits. The ores were found in a belt c.110 mi (180 km) long and from 1 to 3 mi (1.6–4.8 km) wide between Babbitt and Grand Rapids, occurring in horizontal layers (up to 500 ft/152 m thick) near the surface and mined by the open pit method. Reserves of high-grade hematite iron are now exhausted, and lower-grade taconite deposits are being worked. The taconite contains mostly chert and magnetite (an iron-bearing mineral) and must undergo a costly and complex beneficiation process before being shipped in the form of pellets containing c.60% iron. Most of the ore found is shipped by rail to Duluth, Minn., and other ports on Lake Superior. The Mesabi iron ore deposits were first discovered in 1887 by Leonidas Merritt and his brothers, who organized the Mountain Iron Company in 1890 to mine the ore; John D. Rockefeller gained control of the company in the Panic of 1893.
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Mechanic lienholders have now received all of the payments provided for under the Mesabi plan of reorganisation.
Based on shipments of iron ore pellets during the third calendar quarter of 2012 reported by Northshore, Mesabi Trust expects to be credited with a base royalty of USD9,995,160 (based on credited shipments of 2,406,218 tons of iron ore mined from Mesabi Trust lands as described further below).
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Kobe Steel said it has signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with Mesabi Nugget on the construction and operation of the demonstration plant in northeastern Minnesota and hopes to finalize the deal by the end of the year.
One of these villages with surrounding mining locations was Franklin, Minnesota, a tiny community adjacent to the city of Virginia, Minnesota, on the eastern end of the Mesabi Iron Range.
Gary arrived at Gary Works with a load of Mesabi Range iron ore in July 1908, the massive industrial complex was fast taking shape.
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Anne Latham, the eldest child of a family that emigrated from the Ukraine to the Mesabi Range in Minnesota early in the century, remembers that the funerals of both her 40-year-old mother and her 21-year-old sister took place at home, their bodies laid out in the parlor.
gained territory that included the rich Mesabi iron deposits discovered later.
They include This Marrying (1920), Half Loaves (1921), Country Club People (1923), The Women of the Family (1926), Money of Her Own (1928), Mixed Marriage (1930), Letters to Susan (1936), Out in Society (1940), The Clever Sister (1947), Give Us Our Years (1950), Fallen Away (1951), The Dowry (1955), The Convert (1957), Echo Answers (1960), The Vine and the Olive (1964), Mesabi (1969), The Spendid Torments (1976), and Such Interesting People (1979).
NEW YORK -- The Trustees of Mesabi Trust (NYSE: MSB) declared a distribution of forty-nine cents ($0.
The College of DuPage Chaparrals successfully defended their title, besting Minnesotas Mesabi Range Community College Norsemen 35-0 in the 2017 National Junior College Athletic Association Red Grange Bowl.