history of mining for phosphate in idaho

  1. Petrun -- Field Guide to the Southeast Idaho Phosphate District 275 Morrison Knudsen™s Conda Mining Co. is the current mine op-erator. The south end of the mine adjacent to P4 Production™s lease I-7958 has been mined-out and backfilled, and mining has com-menced in the Central Rasmussen panel north of No-Name creek.

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  3.  · Southeastern Idaho boasts the richest phosphate deposits in the western United States, and is second only to Florida in phosphate production. Idaho mines produce up to 14 percent of the phosphate in this country, and bring more income to Idaho than any other mineral.

  4. You have found phosphate mining history.net. This site is to help you view the entire history of phosphate mining in Florida and the Deep South from its origins in solving a soil fertility crisis after the first agricultural revolution.

  5. History of Mining in Idaho. Mining has a long and storied history in Idaho. Today, major companies such as Monsanto Company (phosphate), Agrium Inc. (phosphate), Centerra Gold Inc. (molybdenum) and Hecla Mining (silver) are active in Idaho, following on a history that dates back to the 1860s.

  6. IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that its Idaho Falls District Office has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) to approve the Caldwell Canyon Mine Project, an open pit phosphate mine in Caribou County.P4 Production, LLC, a subsidiary of Bayer, would develop three phosphate leases located on Schmidt Ridge, about 13 miles east …

  7. Get this from a library! A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho. [W H Lee; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- Contains the basic, general discussion of the early history of the area and some of the early phosphate development problems. The discussions include mine (or lease) ownership, history …

  8. Southeast Idaho Phosphate Mining. 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.

  9. IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that its Idaho Falls District Office has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) to approve the Caldwell Canyon Mine Project, an open pit phosphate mine in Caribou County.P4 Production, LLC, a subsidiary of Bayer, would develop three phosphate leases located on Schmidt Ridge, about 13 miles east-northeast of Soda Springs.

  10.  · Phosphate is the "P" in N-P-K; one of three macronutrients that plants need to thrive. Complete with sweeping shots of reclamation land, up-close footage of a dragline in action, and colorful ...

  11. Conda, ID Phosphorus mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Conda, ID

  12.  · The Idaho Falls District Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the Caldwell Canyon Mine Project, an open pit phosphate mine in Caribou County in southeastern Idaho. The plan includes two open pits covering about 1,200 acres. Most of the mine site will be on private land.

  13. The proposal incorporates a mining and reclamation plan for mining, processing and reclamation activities on federal mineral leases owned by Agrium within the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, BLM managed public lands, lands administered by the Idaho Department of Lands, lands administered by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and private lands.

  14. Get this from a library! A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho. [W H Lee; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- Contains the basic, general discussion of the early history of the area and some of the early phosphate development problems. The discussions include mine (or lease) ownership, history of prospecting ...

  15. Mining & Minerals Programs. IDL administers several mining and minerals related programs. Mining Regulation - Administration of the Idaho Mined Land Reclamation Act and the Dredge and Placer Mining Act; Minerals Leasing - Administration of leases and other instruments for minerals exploration and extraction on state endowment trust lands and public trust lands (the lands beneath Idaho…

  16. The Rasmussen Ridge Mine is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Caribou county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,808 feet.

  17. 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.

  18. A history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho [electronic resource] / by William H. Lee. Format Online Resource Book CD-ROM Edition Version 1.0. Published Boise, Idaho : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 2001. Description

  19. Take a look 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 ...

  20.  · The Idaho Falls District Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the Caldwell Canyon Mine Project, an open pit phosphate mine in Caribou County in southeastern Idaho. The plan includes two open pits covering about 1,200 acres. Most of the mine …

  21.  · This is the first story in a three-part series about phosphate mining in southeast Idaho and its effects on the Shoshone-Bannock tribes. In this installment, Indian Country Today Media Network takes a historic look at the defunct FMC plant on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho.In coming stories, we'll look at the heavily polluted 1,500-acre plant site – and explore paths ...

  22. History Of Phosphate Rock Mining In Idaho. Mining in Idaho - Idaho Museum of Natural History. Idaho has many different types of minerals, and it was gold that brought the first permanent white settlers to the ...

  23. Conda Mine The Conda Mine is a phosphorus-phosphates mine located in Caribou county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,299 feet. Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps.

  24. Mining in the Silver Valley. In Idaho's fabled Silver Valley, large corporations have been perfecting the art of underground mining since the 1890's. The work of Idaho's silver miners truly staggers the imagination. Miners have extracted more than a billion ounces of silver, making this one of the top two silver producing regions in the world.

  25.  · Phosphate is the "P" in N-P-K; one of three macronutrients that plants need to thrive. Complete with sweeping shots of reclamation …

  26. 13  · BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal land managers have released a final plan for a phosphate mine with five open pits as well as reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service released the jointly-prepared final ...

  27. 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 the mineral name for antimony ore. Mining for gold and antimony began at Stibnite in 1931.

  28. Most of Idaho's mining production from 1860 through 1969, has come from metals equating to $2.88 billion out of $3.42 billion, according to the best estimates. Of the metallic mining areas of Idaho, the Coeur d'Alene region has been the largest producer, and accounts for about 80% of the total Idaho yield.

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  30. The Gay Mine is located on the Fort Hall Reservation. It is one of 31 phosphate ore mines in the Southeast Idaho Phosphate Resource Area. Originally named after Gay Simplot, the daughter of J.R. Simplot, the Gay Mine came into existence in 1946 to supply phosphate ore to the J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) fertilizer plant in Pocatello.