phosphate mines in idaho

phosphate mines in idaho

Southern Idaho Phosphate Mining | Idaho Department of ...

2021-8-23 · Southern Idaho Phosphate Mining The unique geologic history of southern Idaho makes it one of the largest sources of phosphate ore in the United States, and phosphate mining has been an important industry in the area since the early 20th century. Phosphate

Southeast Idaho Phosphate Mining - Idaho State University

2020-5-6 · Phosphate. Though Idaho has earned more money over its history from silver mining, Phosphate has been the most important source of mineral wealth since World War II. The rock is mined in open pits at several locations north of Soda Springs, and at the now closed Gay Mine

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

A History of Phosphate Mining in Southeastern Idaho

2009-7-28 · 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

The Gay Mine | FMC Pocatello, Idaho

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.

cleanup in southeast Idaho. The Idaho Department of ...

2021-8-16 · In 2016, phosphate mining directly contributed an estimated 1,136 industry jobs and $344.9 million to the gross state product.1Mining royalties and taxes continues to provide millions in revenue to the State of Idaho, which funds education and other local programs.2

Simplot proposing east Idaho phosphate mine with 5

2021-8-27 · Simplot proposing east Idaho phosphate mine with 5 open pits We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.

US officials OK eastern Idaho phosphate mine expansion

2021-8-2 · The East Smokey Panel Mine is the second phosphate mine U.S. officials have approved for Idaho-based Simplot this year. In April, the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management approved the Dairy Syncline Mine Project, also in southeastern Idaho. Simplot started mining in

Mining in Idaho - Idaho State University

2020-5-6 · phosphate mining is done in eastern Idaho around Soda Springs. It is believed more than half of America's phosphate reserves are in Idaho in Bear Lake, Bingham, Bonneville, and Caribou counties.

Gay Mine Superfund Site | Shoshone-Bannock Tribes ...

The Gay Mine is located on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, about 16 miles east of Fort Hall, Idaho. It was the only phosphate mine in the Southeastern Idaho phosphate field to be located on the Shoshone-Bannock Indian land, and was the first open pit mine in Southeast Idaho to

May 2012 PHOSPHATE MINING - gao.gov

2020-1-28 · Contaminated Phosphate Mines in Southeastern Idaho, from Fiscal Years 2001 through 2011 54 Figures Figure 1: Map of the Western Phosphate Field 7 Figure 2: An Active Phosphate Mine in Southeastern Idaho 8 Figure 3: An Inactive Phosphate Mine in Southeastern Idaho with a Cross-Valley Fill 9 Figure 4: How Phosphate Mining Overburden Can Release

Update: Phosphate Mine Site Investigations and Cleanup

largest mines in eastern Idaho, producing phosphate ore under various mine operators from 1906 through 1984. The ODA had very steep side slopes and was unstable. Rain and snowmelt pooling on, and infiltrating through, the ODA contaminated Pedro Creek and shallow groundwater with high levels of

cleanup in southeast Idaho. The Idaho Department of ...

2021-8-16 · Phosphate mines in Southeast Idaho are highlighted in green. The Black-foot Reservoir lies near the center of the image, approximately 15 miles north of Soda Springs. Page 2 of 8. In 2016: • Continued field work associated with the RI • Sampled groundwater in the spring and fall

Simplot proposing east Idaho phosphate mine with 5

2021-8-27 · Phosphate mining is a major business in southeastern Idaho, where phosphate ore is turned into fertilizer needed by farmers to grow food. Simplot started mining in the area nearly 80 years ago. Simplot is a privately-held multinational

US officials OK eastern Idaho phosphate mine expansion

2021-8-2 · The East Smokey Panel Mine is the second phosphate mine U.S. officials have approved for Idaho-based Simplot this year. In April, the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management approved the Dairy Syncline Mine Project, also in southeastern Idaho. Simplot started mining in

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 the mineral name for antimony ore. Mining

About Ballard Mine - semspub.epa.gov

2021-8-12 · Southeast Idaho, where phosphate-rich rock is present near the surface and has been mined for more than 100 years. There are many historic mines within the mining district, four active mines, and a number of proposed mines. The Ballard site covers approximately 534 acres and is located about 13 miles north-northeast of Soda Springs, Idaho, in ...

Gay Mine Superfund Site | Shoshone-Bannock Tribes ...

The Gay Mine is located on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, about 16 miles east of Fort Hall, Idaho. It was the only phosphate mine in the Southeastern Idaho phosphate field to be located on the Shoshone-Bannock Indian land, and was the first open pit mine in Southeast Idaho to extract Federally-owned phosphate.

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.

World’s Top 10 Phosphate Mining Production Countries ...

2020-3-14 · In 2020, phosphate-mining production is expected to grow by 2% through 2020. Most growth will be focused in North Africa and the Middle East, while new mines in Florida and Southeast Idaho will replace current mining operations at established phosphate deposits. And these are the countries that produced the most phosphate over the past two ...

May 2012 PHOSPHATE MINING - gao.gov

2020-1-28 · Contaminated Phosphate Mines in Southeastern Idaho, from Fiscal Years 2001 through 2011 54 Figures Figure 1: Map of the Western Phosphate Field 7 Figure 2: An Active Phosphate Mine in Southeastern Idaho 8 Figure 3: An Inactive Phosphate Mine in Southeastern Idaho with a Cross-Valley Fill 9 Figure 4: How Phosphate Mining Overburden Can Release

Phosphate Mine Site Investigations in Southeast Idaho ...

These investigations were conducted on a regional (or area-wide) basis, involving numerous phosphate mines in southeast Idaho, until approximately 2004 when the investigations began focusing on specific mines. An area-wide human health and ecological risk assessment was performed by DEQ in 2002 using the data collected throughout the region.

cleanup in southeast Idaho. The Idaho Department of ...

2021-8-16 · Phosphate mines in Southeast Idaho are highlighted in green. The Black-foot Reservoir lies near the center of the image, approximately 15 miles north of Soda Springs. Page 2 of 8. In 2016: • Continued field work associated with the RI • Sampled groundwater in the spring and fall

Henry Phosphate Mine (MRDS #10289725) P

Day, R. L. Trends In The Phosphate Industry Of Idaho And The Western Phosphate Field. Id Bureau Of Mines And Geol. Pamphlet 155, 1973, 63 Pp. Reserve-Resource. Emigh, G. D. Petrography, Mineralogy, And Origin Of Phosphate Pellets In The Phosphoria Formation. Id Bureau Of Mines And Geol. Pamphlet No. 114, 1958, 60 Pp. Reserve-Resource. Garrand ...

Chemical Composition of Samples Collected from Waste

2002-2-7 · A detailed history of phosphate mining in southeastern Idaho was recently completed by Lee (2001). In addition, a spatially registered description of selected phosphate mines in southeastern Idaho, showing mine pits, waste dumps, tailings and other phosphate-mining-related features, has been prepared (Causey and Moyle, 2001).

About Ballard Mine - semspub.epa.gov

2021-8-12 · Southeast Idaho, where phosphate-rich rock is present near the surface and has been mined for more than 100 years. There are many historic mines within the mining district, four active mines, and a number of proposed mines. The Ballard site covers approximately 534 acres and is located about 13 miles north-northeast of Soda Springs, Idaho, in ...

Gay Mine Superfund Site | Shoshone-Bannock Tribes ...

The Gay Mine is located on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, about 16 miles east of Fort Hall, Idaho. It was the only phosphate mine in the Southeastern Idaho phosphate field to be located on the Shoshone-Bannock Indian land, and was the first open pit mine in Southeast Idaho to extract Federally-owned phosphate.

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.

World’s Top 10 Phosphate Mining Production Countries ...

2020-3-14 · In 2020, phosphate-mining production is expected to grow by 2% through 2020. Most growth will be focused in North Africa and the Middle East, while new mines in Florida and Southeast Idaho will replace current mining operations at established phosphate deposits. And these are the countries that produced the most phosphate over the past two ...

Overview | Itafos

Paris Hills – a phosphate mine project located in Idaho, US (wind down in process); and; Mantaro – a phosphate mine project located in Junin, Peru (wind down in process). Itafos is a Delaware corporation that is headquartered in Houston, TX. Itafos’ shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”) under the ticker symbol “IFOS”.