History Of Phosphate Rock Mining In Idaho

A History of Phosphate Mining in Southeastern Idaho

A History of Phosphate Mining in Southeastern Idaho By William H. Lee 2000. The purpose of preparing this treatise on the history of phosphate mining in the Idaho portion of the western phosphate field is two-fold. First, while there have been partial histories written before (Hansen, 1964; Service, 1967), neither covered the complete history ...

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A History of Phosphate Mining in Southeastern Idaho

2009-7-28  A History of Phosphate Mining in Southeastern Idaho By William H. Lee1 . ... 11. Trucking phosphate rock from mine bins to railroad, Waterloo Mine .....29 12. Unloading phosphate rock from truck to car, side view, Montpelier, Idaho, 1925 . 29 ... General view of the pulverizing mill and crude rock storage bins of the Idaho Phosphate Company ...

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Southeast Idaho Phosphate Mining - Idaho State University

2020-5-6  Southeast Idaho Phosphate Mining Probably the most important geologic unit to the economic history of southeast Idaho is the Permian Phosphoria Formation. This black limestone, shale, and phosphate rock contains the most

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A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho ...

Williams, Jackie M. I 19.76:00-419. A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho. Lee, W. H. (William Hayes), 1940-. I 19.76:00-425. Quality-assurance plan for water-quality activities in the North Florida Program Office, Florida District. I 19.76:00-426. Photographs of the sea floor of western Massachusetts Bay, offshore of Boston ...

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Mining in Idaho - Idaho State University

2020-5-6  The phosphate mines of eastern Idaho bring wealth to Soda Springs, Blackfoot, Pocatello, and other towns. The story of mining in Idaho should close with the story of Stibnite, one of Idaho's youngest ghost towns. Stibnite is also

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Henry Phosphate Mine – Western Mining History

The Henry Phosphate Mine is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Caribou county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,749 feet. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System.

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History Of Phosphate Rock Mining In Idaho - lopeztour

History Of Phosphate Rock Mining In Idaho. Southeast Idaho Phosphate Mining Probably the most important geologic unit to the economic history of southeast Idaho is the Permian Phosphoria Formation. This black limestone, shale, and phosphate rock contains the most persistently profitable mineral resource in the Gem State: Phosphate.

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Chapter 3 The history of production of the western ...

Cumulative production from the Western Phosphate Field represented 12% of the total phosphate rock produced in the United States and its end uses are evenly divided between fertilizer and industrial applications. Idaho has been the most significant producing state followed by Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. Currently, mining occurs only in Idaho ...

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Idaho Geological Survey - Mines Minerals

Idaho mining was an integral part of the state's early settlements. Gold was initially discovered in Idaho in 1860 near Pierce, but the state is best known for its two "world class" mining districts: the fabulous Coeur d'Alene District in northern Idaho and the Western Phosphate Reserve in southeastern Idaho.

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About Mining - Department of Lands

2021-12-2  About Mining. Mining has played an important role in Idaho’s history. The discovery of gold resulted in the establishment of the Idaho territory in 1863. Mining in Idaho provides jobs and materials that are important to the economy.

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A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho ...

Williams, Jackie M. I 19.76:00-419. A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho. Lee, W. H. (William Hayes), 1940-. I 19.76:00-425. Quality-assurance plan for water-quality activities in the North Florida Program Office, Florida District. I 19.76:00-426. Photographs of the sea floor of western Massachusetts Bay, offshore of Boston ...

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Chapter 3 The history of production of the western ...

Cumulative production from the Western Phosphate Field represented 12% of the total phosphate rock produced in the United States and its end uses are evenly divided between fertilizer and industrial applications. Idaho has been the most significant producing state followed by Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. Currently, mining occurs only in Idaho ...

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Conda Mine – Western Mining History

Production. Year: 1982 Description: Phosphate Rock 29.9% P205 846000 Mt Ore Per Year Year: 1980 Description: Phosphate Rock 25.0% P205 1623000 Mt Ore Per Year Year: 1981 Description: Phosphate Rock 31.2% P205 784000 Mt Ore Per Year Year: 1978 Description: Phosphate Rock 24.0 % P205 820000 Mt Ore Per Year Year: 1976 Description: Phosphate

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Update: Phosphate Mine Site Investigations and Cleanup

Site History and Environmental Background Southeast Idaho is one of the world’s major phos-phate producing regions, and phosphate mining has been an important industry here since the early 20th century. Past studies in Caribou and adjacent coun-ties – including voluntary mining company inves-tigations, area-wide investigations, mine-specific

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An Evaluation of the Western Phosphate Industry and Its ...

mine was in 1909, when 735 tons of rock was shipped to San Francisco, Calif. In 1910 approximately 7,000 tons of ore was produced and the mine continued to be the only producer in Idaho until 1917, when Western Phosphate Mining and Manufacturing Co. developed a mine in Paris Canyon. The Anaconda Copper Min-

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[hardrock and phosphate mining in idaho]

Southeastern Idaho is a major phosphate producing region, and phosphate mining has been an important industry in the area since the early 20th century. The process of mining phosphate ore from the earth generated open pits and piles of overburden materials covering the phosphate ore.

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Critical Materials: Researchers eye huge supply of rare ...

2019-3-13  The U.S. mined approximately 28 million tons of phosphate rock in 2017. Phosphoric acid is used in the production of fertilizers and other products. Researchers estimate that more than a billion tons of PG waste are sitting in piles at storage sites across the country, particularly in Idaho and Florida.

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About Mining - Department of Lands

2021-12-2  About Mining. Mining has played an important role in Idaho’s history. The discovery of gold resulted in the establishment of the Idaho territory in 1863. Mining in Idaho provides jobs and materials that are important to the economy.

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Open-pit phosphate mines approved in Idaho, with ...

2019-8-16  Federal officials have approved two open-pit phosphate mines in eastern Idaho that include environmental protections intended to prevent the type of pollution caused by past phosphate mining in ...

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History and Future of Phosphate Mining and

2020-10-13  Marius Porteus, "History and Future of Phosphate Mining and Beneficiation in South Africa" in "Beneficiation of Phosphates VIII", Dr. Patrick Zhang, Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute, USA Professor Jan Miller, University of Utah, USA Professor ... Phosphate rock (37% P 2 O 5), Phosphoric acid (54 % P 2 O 5,), Granular ...

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THE STATE OF MINING IN IDAHO

2021-10-8  Mining has played an important role in Idaho’s history. The discovery of gold ... resulted in the establishment of the Idaho territory in 1863. Mining in Idaho provides jobs and materials that are important to the economy. 2. MINING IN THE STATE OF IDAHO ... Global phosphate rock production by country, 2013, 2014, in thousands of tonnes (Fig ...

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Conda Mine - A phosphate fortune unearthed Historical

2017-6-22  Phosphate rock suitable for agricultural fertilizer and industry was abundant in the Soda Springs area. In 1919, the Anaconda Copper Mining Company purchased 3,500 acres of phosphate-rich mining claims for $650,000 in the hills northeast of Soda Springs and mining was underway. Conda Mine supplied a strategic World War II metal

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An Evaluation of the Western Phosphate Industry and Its ...

1908, p. 637). During 1911, phosphate rock mined at the Waterloo mine was shipped to the Pacific Coast and by 1914 production facilities had expanded to include mines near Border and Cokeville, Wyo. (20, 1914, p. 45). By 1917, there were four phosphate rock producers in the west; two of them were in Idaho where the largest production was reported.

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INTRODUCTION

2020-1-9  "Mining and Idaho," produced by the Idaho Mining Association in 1971, provides a general pictorial summary of Idaho's minerals industry. The 139 slides included in this presentation cover mining and mineral processing activities from the famed silver-lead-zinc district of Shoshone County, to Southeastern Idaho where phosphate is king.

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Visions of Idaho - Idaho Public Television

Idaho is a mineral rich state. Mining looks at the history of mining in Idaho, starting with the discovery of gold in the 1860s. Mining in Idaho includes silver, lead, copper, phosphates, uranium and many other minerals. Mining was Idaho's first

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About Mining - Department of Lands

2021-12-2  About Mining. Mining has played an important role in Idaho’s history. The discovery of gold resulted in the establishment of the Idaho territory in 1863. Mining in Idaho provides jobs and materials that are important to the economy.

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Idaho - Stone Quarries and Beyond Continues

Idaho and Western Montana – “Inventory of Mines and Mining-Related Facilities in Idaho and Western Montana Active from 1997 Through 2000,” by Gregory T. Spanski, Open File Report 01-129.. “This report is preliminary and has not been

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Records of the U.S. Bureau of Mines National Archives

2016-8-15  History: Established under DOI auspices by section 205(c) of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (79 Stat. 14), March 9, 1965, instructing Secretary of the Interior to study strip and surface mining operations, and to submit policy recommendations for the reclamation and rehabilitation of areas affected by such activities. BM ...

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An introduction to phosphorus: History, production, and ...

2007-6-1  When it was discovered in 1669, phosphorus became a wonder of the European courts and fairs, with the chemiluminescent combination of phosphorus and atmospheric oxygen producing a light show no one had ever seen before or even thought possible. Within ten years of its discovery, a new curiosity emerged when Robert Boyle improved the production method by

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(PDF) A History of the Phosphate Mining Industry in the ...

The phospha te boom beg an in 1865, a nd died out a s quickly as it began, rapidly declining. in the last decade of the ninete enth century. No phosphate mining has been done in Charleston since ...

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