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Stress Ellipsoid Determination in a Rock-Burst-Prone Area at a 4,000-Foot Depth, Galena Mine, Wallace, Idaho

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over a study on "stress determinations in an area known to be under high stress concentration induced by prior mining operations" (p. 2). The geology, procedures, and instrumentation are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Ageton, Robert W.
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Reconnaissance of Some Geologic Formations in Southeastern Idaho, Western Wyoming, and Northern Utah

Description: Abstract: A radiometric reconnaissance, using a portable beta-gamma survey meter, of some geologic formations ranging in age from Cambrian to Cretaceous, and springs in southeastern Idaho, western Wyoming, and northern Utah, has shown that none of them are sufficiently radioactive to warrant further examination of them in the area.
Date: January 1950
Creator: Anderson, Frank J.
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Analyses of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon Coals

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over analyses of coals from many western states. The characteristics of the coals found in each state are discussed in detail. This paper includes tables, and maps.
Date: 1947
Creator: Andrews, David A.; Hendricks, Thomas A. & Huddle, John W.
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Uranium-bearing minerals in Placer Deposits of the Red River Valley, Elk City District, Idaho County, Idaho

Description: A report about uranium bearing multiple oxide minerals first recognized in the jig-bed concentrate of the Tyee Mining Company's gold dredge on the Red River. The gravels of the placer deposits were derived from the Idaho batholith and a roof pendant of Precambrian rocks in the batholith.
Date: August 1955
Creator: Armstrong, F. C. & Weis, P. L.
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The Dismal Swamp placer deposit, Elmore County, Idaho

Description: A report discussing an examination of the Dismal Swamp property for niobium, tantalum, and uranium.
Date: March 1955
Creator: Armstrong, Frank C.
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The Bannock Thrust Zone Southeastern Idaho

Description: Abstract: The Bannock overthrust in southeastern Idaho and northcentral Utah was originally described by Richards and Mansfield (1912) as a single large thrust fault that formed at the close of the Laramide orogeny and was folded by renewed compression near the end of Pliocene time. Later Mansfield expanded and revised his interpretation of the Bannock overthrust so that at least the northern part of the overthrust was thought to be a thrust zone in which the individual faults originated in a folded sole thrust. Detailed mapping in areas critical to Richards and Mansfield's interpretations has shown that the faults thought by them to be parts of one large thrust are separate faults, and that, although some of the thrust surfaces are curved, they were not folded in Pliocene time but probably were folded during a late stage of the thrusting. Extensions of the Bannock thrust to the north, south, east, and west based upon extrapolation of a single large folded thrust surface are not warranted. The Bannock overthrust is reinterpreted as a westward-dipping imbricate thrust zone possibly several tens of miles wide extending at least from southwestern Montana to north-central Utah. It is recommended that the name "Bannock overthrust" no longer be used, and that this zone of imbricate thrusts in the southeast corner of Idaho be called the Bannock thrust zone. The thrusts range in age from Late Jurassic to post- Early Cretaceous and are progressively younger from west to east; strong regional compressive forces do not appear to have been active in the area as late as Pliocene time. The upper plates of the thrusts moved to the northeast in response to an unknown force. Steep eastward-trending tear faults formed during thrusting probably in response to differential movement among the eastward-moving thrust plates. In Tertiary and Quaternary time …
Date: 1963
Creator: Armstrong, Frank C. & Cressman, Earle Rupert
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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.
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Uranium Occurrence at the Crescent Mine, Shoshone County, Idaho

Description: From abstract: Uranium on the Hooper Tunnel level of the Crescent mine, Shoshone county, Idaho, occurs in two red, iron oxide-stained radioactive zones in and along the hanging wall of Alhambra fault.
Date: September 1954
Creator: Armstrong, Frank C. & Weis, Paul L.
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Geochemical Investigations for Gold, Antimony, and Silver at Stibnite, Idaho

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the geochemical anomalies found in the gold-antimony deposits near Stibnite, Idaho. Many samples were collected and tested through an atomic absorption method. This report includes a map.
Date: July 1970
Creator: Banister, D'Arcy P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Beneficiation of Chromite Ores From Western United States

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the sampling of chrome ore deposits in the western United States. Physical properties of the samples collected are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: June 1947
Creator: Batty, J. V.; Mitchell, T. F.; Havens, R. & Wells, R. R.
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Idaho Emergency Management and Homeland Security Statutory Authorities Summarized

Description: This report is one of a series that profiles the emergency management and homeland security statutory authorities of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and three territories (American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each profile identifies the more significant elements of state statutes, generally as codified. This report focuses on the state of Idaho.
Date: March 26, 2004
Creator: Bea, Keith; Runyon, L. Cheryl & Warnock, Kae M.
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National Uranium Resource Evaluation: Baker Quadrangle, Oregon and Idaho

Description: From Introduction: "The Baker Quadrangle, in east-central Oregon and west-central Idaho (Fig. 1), was evaluated to identify geologic environments and delineate areas that exhibit characteristics favorable for the occurrence of uranium deposits."
Date: April 1982
Creator: Bernardi, M. L. & Robins, Jerold W.
Location: None
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Miocene Plants from Idaho

Description: Abstract: The author describes 75 species of plants from the Miocene of about 30 localities in Idaho. These plants represent 40 genera in 28 families and 17 orders, and the most common types are species of Acer, Quercus, Populus, Betula, and Laurus. There are 2 ferns, 3 monocotyledons, and 70 dicotyledons, 18 of which are no longer present in the northwestern United States. There are some xerophytic types, but the majority are mesophytic, possibly indicating a mixture from different altitudes. The beds are correlated with the Latah formation and considered to be of upper Miocene age.
Date: 1934
Creator: Berry, Edward Wilber
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National Uranium Resource Evaluation: Jordan Valley Quadrangle, Oregon and Idaho

Description: From Introduction: "The Jordan Valley Quadrangle (Fig. 1), southeastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho, was evaluated to define areas that have geologic environments favorable for uranium deposits."
Date: April 1982
Creator: Berry, M. R.; Castor, S. B. & Robins, Jerold W.
Location: None
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Application of Field Measurements and Computer Modeling to Evaluate Deep Mine Shaft Stability in Northern Idaho

Description: Abstract: Researchers at the U.S. Bureau of Mines have developed personal-computer-based data acquisition, instrumentation, and mine visualization and modeling techniques to evaluate a mine accessway in a deep hard-rock mine in northern Idaho. These techniques were applied to a mine shaft in a large silver mine that has been in operation for many years. A very deep, rectangular, timber-supported shaft extending to depths exceeding 2.3 km (7,500 ft) had been deforming continuously as a result of nearby mining, resulting in operational problems. Preliminary visual observations and rock and support monitoring confirmed that severe diagonal distortion was occurring. Extensive field measurements and data analysis confirmed initial observations, provided insights into the cause of deformation, and defined a general approach to structural modeling. Computer analysis of the problem was initiated by developing a three-dimensional model of the terrain. This represented a volume of rock approximately 80 km3 (40 x 1010 ft) and an area on the surface surrounding the mine 9 km2 (3 square miles). Based on this model, a three-dimensional, finiteelement analysis was conducted to establish boundary conditions for sequentially more detailed two- and three-dimensional submodels of the shaft area. Results from the computer study are being used to develop new approaches to mine design and to provide design guidelines for deep mine accessways subject to severe rock-mass loading conditions.
Date: 1996
Creator: Beus, Michael J.; Orr, T. J. & Whyatt, J. K.
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Uranium potential of Precambrian Rocks in the Raft River Area of Northwestern Utah and South-Central Idaho: Final Report

Description: Uranium deposits in the precambrian quartz-pebble deposits of the Raft River area in northwestern Utah and southcentral Idaho are examined. A total of 1214 geochemical samples were acquired for the study, particularly 334 water samples, 616 stream sediment samples, and 264 rocks.
Date: September 1980
Creator: Black, B. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Idaho: basic data for thermal springs and wells as recorded in GEOTHERM, Part A

Description: All chemical data for geothermal fluids in Idaho available as of December 1981 is maintained on GEOTHERM, computerized information system. This report presents summaries and sources of records for Idaho. 7 refs. (ACR)
Date: July 1, 1983
Creator: Bliss, J. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Idaho: basic data for thermal springs and wells as recorded in GEOTHERM. Part B

Description: This compilation contains chemical data for geothermal fluids in Idaho available as of December, 1981. The 951 records contain data on location, sample description, analysis type, collection condition, flow rates, and the chemical and physical properties of the fluid. Stable and radioactive isotope data are occasionally available. 6 refs.
Date: August 1, 1983
Creator: Bliss, J. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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