Charlotte County Copper Mines

Colour image of rock with copper mineral

Chalcopyrite, Silurian, Letete, Charlotte County, New Brunswick. In the summer of 1863, Loring Bailey visited copper mines in Charlotte County. Bailey described the LeTete operation as one where the ore was raised with oxen and smelted on-site in pots over a bonfire.

New Brunswick Museum
New Brunswick Museum

St. George, New Brunswick, CANADA
Letete, New Brunswick, CANADA
Specimen width 10 cm
NBMM 3066
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