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Maine Tin Mining Company Stock

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:40.00 USD Estimated At:80.00 - 150.00 USD
Maine Tin Mining Company Stock
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# 149 for 20 shares to AC Hamlin Trustee. Signed by Hamlin and president JS Banks. Dateline 1880. incorporated 1880. Not cancelled. seal vignette. Corlies, Macy & Co. printer. Office at Gangor and mines at BLue Hill (crossed out and Winslow stamped in). A definite occurrence of cassiterite was noticed in the granite rocks in Maine in 1869 by Dr CT Jackson in the town of Winslow. At Winslow there were at least 12 veins which according to Professor CH Hitchcock traverse a very hard and compact siliceous and micaceous schist containing pyrite and near a layer of quartzite. Other minerals such as mispickel and beryl were found In 1880 after an examination by Professor Hitchcock. The Maine Tin Mining Company was organized to work these veins. A shaft was sunk to a depth of 100 feet and a crosscut made of 20 feet at the bottom. A sample of tin from this deposit is on exhibition in the United States National Museum at Washington [Report on Mineral Industries in the United States at the Eleventh Census, 1890] Prag Collection State: Maine City: Blue HIll Date: 1880 HWAC# 83977