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Ophir Mining Company of Chicago

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Ophir Mining Company of Chicago
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# 429 for 6 shares to Sylvester Johnson. Signed by president G Milligan and secretary. Dateline Chicago 1893. Green background with green underprint. Below and above ground mining vignette upper right. Printed by Rand McNally & Co. Holes Upper Right, otherwise very nice. Perhaps the most promising of all Ontario gold mines at the present time is the Ophir situated in the township of Galbraith about 18 miles north of the old Bruce copper mines. A large quartz vein occurs in diorite and carries free gold in considerable quantities. Some portions of the vein yielding very handsome specimens. The mine is the property of the Ophir Mining Company of Chicago which purchased it from McArthur Brothers of Toronto for $100,000." [Engineering and Mining Journal, 1894] Prag Collection State: Canada City: Galbraith, Ontario Date: 1893 HWAC# 83954