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Mountain Iron Mine

North of the city of Mountain Iron, off 1st St. and Mountain Ave.
Mountain Iron, Minnesota    County of St. Louis.
National Register Number: 68000052
Property type: Industry/Processing/Extract. - extractive facil.. Resource type: Site.
Congressional District: MN-8 Certified Local Government: NO
The Threat Status was Satisfactory in the year 2004.
Ownership: Private.
Themes: Business.
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Current use/information: Resevoir.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 24, 1968):
Discovered in 1890, the mine's first shipment of ore occurred in 1892. The mine's production led to the realization that the Mesabi Range possessed the world's largest deposits of iron ore, making Minnesota the Nation's premier supplier of that substance.

There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

There have been no changes since the last reporting period.

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