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An Evaluation of Water-Quality Data Obtained at Four Streamflow Daily-Record Stations in Idaho

Description: From introduction: This study is limited to four U.S. Geological Survey stream-flow stations located in Idaho (figure 1). The 6 to 22 years of stations were assembled and evaluated through use of computer techniques for data plotting and regression analysis developed by Steele (1972). Objectives of this evaluation were were (1) to show which parameters were highly correlative with the levels of specific conductance and(or) discharge and (2) to see if any changes in overall chemical character of the stream had occurred over the long term.
Date: August 1973
Creator: Dyer, Kenneth L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Small Drainage Basins in Idaho

Description: Abstract: A method which relates basin characteristics with peak flow characteristics is presented for determining magnitude and frequency of floods on streams with drainage areas between 0.5 and 200 square miles. Regression equations for each of eight regions are presented for determination of the 10-year flood. Peak flows for the 25- and 50-year floods can then be estimated from ratios developed for each region. Regression equations are not developed because of poor definitions for several areas that total about 20,000 square miles. The equations were based on multiple-regression techniques using annual peaks and basin characteristics for 303 gaged sites.
Date: April 1973
Creator: Thomas, C.A.; Harenberg, W. A. & Anderson, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ground-Water Quality in the Western Snake River Basin, Swan Falls to Glenns Ferry, Idaho

Description: From purposes and approach of study: The primary purposes of this study were to: (1) Define, on a reconnaissance level, current (1980) water-quality conditions in major aquifers (water-yielding rock formations) in the western Snake River basin, Swan Falls to Glenns Ferry; (2) summarize and interpret available geologic and hydrologic data to assist in understanding the natural and man-cause factors that affect present and future understanding the natural and man-caused factors that affect present and future water-quality conditions; and (3) establish a hydrologic data base on which future data can be compared to evaluate changes. A secondary purpose was to evaluate the possible effects percolation of thermal water applied for irrigation may have on the quality of local, less mineralized, nonthermal ground water.
Date: October 1983
Creator: Parliaman, D. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Resources of Camas Prairie, South-Central Idaho

Description: From introduction: This study was designed to: (1) Determine present ground-water use, (2) document changes in water levels caused by pumping, and (3) refine estimate of recharge to the artesian aquifer in Camas Prairie, Idaho. It is written in the "STOP" format.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, H. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Organic Solutes in Ground Water at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

Description: From purpose of study: In January 1980, the u.s. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommended that a ground-water monitoring program for organic constituents be started at the INEL. In response to this recommendation, DOE requested the U.S. Geological Survey to undertake such a program. The purpose of the study was to determine the distribution and extent of organic constituents in the ground water beneath the INEL.
Date: March 1982
Creator: Leenheer, Jerry A. & Bagby, Jefferson C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effects of Volcanic Ash on the Benthic Environment of a Mountain Stream, Northern Idaho

Description: Purpose and scope: The purpose of the study was to determine whether a thin layer of volcanic ash measurably affects aquatic environments. Study objectives were to: (1) Determine the amount of ash initially deposited in Big Creek basin and the amount remaining 1 year after the eruption, and (2) describe the impact of ash on water quality and benthic invertebrate communities.
Date: January 1983
Creator: Frenzel, S. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thermal Springs in the Boise River Basin, South-Central Idaho

Description: From purpose and scope: Purposes of this report are: (1) To define the areal distribution and occurrence of all thermal springs in the Boise River basin, (2) to evaluate their chemical and isotopic compositions, and (3) to quantify the amount of heat and water presently discharging from the springs.
Date: September 1982
Creator: Lewis, R. E. & Young, H. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconnaissance of Ground-Water Quality, Eastern Snake River Basin, Idaho

Description: From purposes of approach of study: The purposes of this study were to: (1) Define, on a reconnaissance level, current (1979) water-quality conditions in major aquifers (water-yielding rock formations) in the eastern Snake River basin; (2) present available geologic and hydrologic data to assist in understanding the natural and man-caused factors that affect water-quality conditions; and (3) establish a hydrologic base upon which future comparisons can be made to evaluate changes.
Date: May 1983
Creator: Parliaman, D. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Garm-Lamoreaux Mine, Lemhi County, Idaho

Description: From abstract: The Garm-Lamoreaux property, Lemhi County, Idaho is known to have uraninite and zippeite on two of its dumps. The property has been explored by five adits, two of which are now caved, and one of which is partly caved. The country rock is schistose micaceous quartzite and argillaceous quartzite of Belt age. An east-west fault cuts the quartzite, and the Lamoreaux vein, a gold-sulfide-quartz veins occurs in the fault. The uranium minerals are believed to have core from the vein, on the now inaccessible No. 3 level.
Date: January 1954
Creator: Armstrong, Frank C. & Weis, Paul L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconnaissance Geology of Placer Deposits Containing Radioactive Minerals in the Bear Valley District, Valley County, Idaho

Description: From introduction: The Bear Valley district is situated in southwestern Idaho, in the drainage of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River (see fig. 1). The placer deposits were drilled by the U. S. Bureau of Mines in 1951 and 1952 to determine their content of monazite and "radioactive black minerals" (here referred to loosely as "radioactive blacks"). The purpose of the study outlined here was to provide a geologic background for an understanding of the origin and distribution of the placer minerals.
Date: January 1953
Creator: Mackin, J. Hoover & Schmidt, Dwight Lyman
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geology of the Dry Valley Quadrangle, Idaho

Description: From introduction: The principal objective of the program is to make detailed geologic maps of the areas in which important phosphate deposits in the Phorphoria formation occur. It is hoped that the maps will serve both as an aid in selecting possible sites for mining and as a basis for calculating reserves.
Date: 1955
Creator: Cressman, Earle Rupert & Gulbrandsen, Robert A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ordovician Graptolites of the Basin Ranges in California, Nevada, Utah, and Idaho

Description: From introduction: This report presents a summary of the graptolite faunas of the Basin Ranges as known from the collections of the U.S. Geological Survey and the Departments of Geology of the University of California at Los Angeles and Utah State University. The collections were made in the period 1872-1958, but only a very small number of specimens have been described or illustrated in the 80 or so years elapsed.
Date: 1963
Creator: Ross, Reuben James, Jr. & Berry, William B. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconnaissance for Radioactive Minerals in Washington, Idaho, and Western Montana, 1952-1955

Description: From abstract: Approximately fifty radioactive deposits and nearly fifty properties not abnormally radioactive were examined during a geologic reconnaissance for radioactive minerals in Idaho, Washington, and western Montana during the period July 1952 -- June 1955. The most important uranium deposits are in or near granitic to quartz monzonitic intrusions of probable Cretaceous age in central and northern Idaho, westernmost Montana, and northeastern Washington.
Date: May 1957
Creator: Weis, Paul L.; Armstrong, Frank C. & Rosenblum, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Summary of Preliminary Results of Field Studies in 1952 in the Goose Creek District, Cassia County, Idaho, Boxelder County, Utah, and Elko County, Nevada

Description: From introduction: This report summarizes the results of detailed mapping and sampling completed during 1952 with particular reference to an area of about 60 square miles in T. 16 S. , R. 21 E. , Cassia County, Idaho, and parts of adjacent townships in Idaho, Utah, and Nevada. It supplements an earlier report based on reconnaissance stttdies in the Goose Creek district in 1951 (Hail and Gill, 1953).
Date: 1953?
Creator: Mapel, W. J. & Hail, William James, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Preliminary Summary Report of a Reconnaissance of Sandstone-Type Copper-Uranium Deposits in Parts of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming

Description: From introduction: The reconnaissance was made during the summer of 1951 by two field parties: (1) a reconnaissance in parts of Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona by Russell Gibson, and (2) Geological Survey reconnaissance in parts of New Mexico,.Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming (by the writers), the results of which are summarized in this report.
Date: December 1951
Creator: Gott, Garland B. & Erickson, Ralph Leroy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preliminary Report on the Mineral Hill Monazite Deposits, Lemhi County, Idaho

Description: From abstract: The Mineral Hill monazite deposits, 3 to 5 miles northeast of the town of Shoup, Lemhi County, Idaho, were investigated by the U. S. Geological Survey in July 1952. The deposits are replacement veins and lenses along shears in a pendant, principally of pre-Cambrian biotite gniess, about 4 to 5 miles in size and enclosed by granite of the Idaho batholith. The veins consist predominantly of calcite, monazite, and allanite, and contain minor quantities of barite, magnetite, rutile, and apatite.
Date: April 1953
Creator: Sharp, W. N. & Cavender, W. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Radioactive Carbonaceous Shale and Lignite Deposits in the Goose Creek District, Cassia County, Idaho

Description: From abstract: Uranium-bearing carbonaceous shale and lignite beds are exposed in the Goose Creek district of southern Cassia County, Idaho. The district includes about 150 square miles in Tps. 14 to 16 So, Rs, 20 to 22 E., Boise meridian.
Date: January 1953
Creator: Hail Jr., W. J. & Gill, J. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geology of the Murray Area, Shoshone County, Idaho

Description: Abstract: The Murray area includes almost the whole drainage basins of Prichard, Eagle, and Beaver Creeks and is underlain by the pre-Cambrian Belt series which is subdivided, from oldest to youngest, as follows: Prichard formation (upper and lower parts), Burke formation, Revett quartzite, St. Regis formation, Wallace formation, and Striped Peak formation. The Belt series in this area is cut by many small monzonite stocks believed to be related to the Cretaceous Idaho batholith. This report describes only the lead-zinc mines. The lead-zinc production around Murray reached its peak in 1911 and 1912 when the Monarch, Edith Murray (Pontiac or Terrible Edith), Bear Top, Paragon, Black Horse, and Silver Strike mines were active. Many of these mines have produced ore intermittently since then, and the Jack Waite mine has been very active since about 1930.
Date: 1956
Creator: Hosterman, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigations in the Fall Creek Area, Bonneville County, Idaho, During the 1952 Field Season: A Preliminary Report

Description: Introduction: Field work during the 1952 field season has supplied new data on the areal extent, composition, and estimated reserves of uranium-bearing carbonaceous rocks in the Fall Creek.area, Bonneville County, Idaho. The following is a preliminary report of progress to describe these new data which supplement the information contained in Trace Elements Memorandum Report 340 (Vine and Moore, 1952). This work was done on behalf of the Division of Raw Materials of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission.
Date: November 1952
Creator: Vine, James David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preliminary Report of Reconnaissance for Uraniferous Granitic Rocks in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and California

Description: From abstract: A reconnaissance to determine the uranium content of granitic rocks in the western states was made during parts of October and November 1951. The paucity of our knowledge of the granitic rocks that are most likely to contain significant quantities of uranium has prevented all but a very general isolation of areas or types of granitic rocks for reconnaissance examination.
Date: April 1952
Creator: Coats, Robert Roy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jurassic (Bathonian and Callovian) Ammonites in Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho

Description: From abstract: Jurassic ammonites of late Bathonian to middle Callovian Age have been found in 12,000-13,000 feet (3,660-3,960 m) of strata exposed in the area near and south of Izee and Seneca in east-central Oregon. Ammonites of early Callovian Age and possibly also late Bathonian Age occur in several hundred feet of black shale exposed along Dennett Creek near Mineral, Idaho. Early Callovian ammonites also occur in similar black shale exposed on the Oregon side of Snake River Canyon about 32 miles (52 km) south of the northeast corner of Oregon.
Date: 1981
Creator: Imlay, Ralph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fluorspar Deposits Near Meyers Cove, Lemhi County, Idaho

Description: Abstract: The fluorspar deposits near Meyers Cove, Lemhi County, Idaho, are localized along three groups of shear zones: one group strikes northeast and dips steeply northwestward, another strikes northeast and dips gently northwestward, and the third strikes northwest and dips gently southwestward. The country rocks are tuffs and flows of the Casto volcanics of Permian(?) age and the Challis volcanics of late Oligocene or early Miocene age. The known deposits are in a belt about 3 miles long and 2 miles wide and crop out at altitudes between 5,100 feet and 7,200 feet above sea level. The principal vein minerals are fluorite, chalcedony, and barite. The fluorite occurs as lodes, crusts around fragments of rock, and replacements of fine breccia. The lodes range in size from veinlets to vein zones several hundred feet long and as much as 20 feet wide and contain ore that ranges in grade from 40 percent to 85 percent CaF2; the average grade is about 50 percent CaF2.
Date: 1954
Creator: Cox, D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department