Mine Prospecting

      Mine

Books

  • Concentrator. Twin Falls, Idaho, 1986, Wayne Anderson. RNW 622.32 ANDERSO
  •  Ballard, Samuel Milroy. Geology and Gold Resources of Boise Basin, Boise County, Idaho. Moscow: University of Moscow, 1924. RNW 551 IDLB No. 9 LOC
  •  Bennett, Earl H.  Mining, Minerals, and the Environment in Idaho, 1997. Moscow, Idaho, Idaho Geological Survey. 1997.  RNW 333.85 Bennett 1997
  •  Best Management Practice for Mining in Idaho.  Boise, Idaho: Idaho Dept of Lands, Bureau of Minerals. 1992. RNW 622.068 BMPS 1992 v. 092
  • Bolino, August C. The Role of Mining in the Economic Development of Idaho Territory. Moscow, Idaho, 1960. RNW 622 B638R
  • Boericke, William Fay.  Prospecting and Operating Small Gold Placers. New York, London, J. Wiley & Sons, inc. ; Chapman & Hall, limited, 1936. 622.34  BOERICK 2ND ED
  • Cumulative Index to the Annual Reports of the Mining Industry of Idaho, 1899-1937. Boise, Idaho: Boise Public Library, 1984. RNW 622 Cumulat LOC v.1-5.
  • Delorenzo,  Lois M.  Gold Fever and the Art of Panning and Sluicing. Baldwin Park , CA : Gem  Guides Book Co. 1970. 622.1841 DELOREN
  • Ettinger, L.J. The Idaho Prospector’s Guide to Gold. Challis, Idaho: L.J. Ettinger. 1981. 612.1841 ETTINE
  • Ettinger, L.J. The Idaho Prospector’s Guide to Locating Mining Claims  and Obtaining Permits and Licenses: with Necessary Forms.  Challis, Idaho: L.J. Ettinger.1981. 346.796 ETTINGE
  • Gardner, Eugene Delos. Guide to Prospecting for Lode Gold. U. S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, 1950. GOV DOC  I 28.27:7535
  • Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1978. RNW 553.41  Idaho Gaston  1978 Map Cabinet.
  • Gustafson, Jon. Mining Districts of the State of Idaho. Moscow: Idaho Geological Survey, 1987. rev. ed. RNW MAP 622.2097 IDAHO GUSTAFS 1987
  • Idaho Gemstone, Rock, and Recreational Mining Guide. Moscow, Idaho: Idaho Geological Survey. 1993 RNW 553.8 IDAHO
  • Idaho Information Guide:  Locating Mining Claims Idaho State Office, BLM RNW 346.0467 IDAHO I 1990
  • Idaho Inspector if Mines. Annual Report of the Mining Industry of Idaho. Boise,  RNW 622  IDLA (Year).
  • Kathan, Melvin L. Panning Gold for Fun and Profit Portland, OR, 1973, M. Kathan.  RNW 622.1841 KATHAN
  • Laws Governing the Staking and Filing of Mining Claims in Idaho. Moscow, Idaho: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, Dept. of Lands, 1982.  346.796 IDAHO
  • Lindgren , Waldemar. Gold and Silver Veins of Silver City,  De Lamar,  and Other Mining Districts of Idaho. Washingthon, DC, GPO,1900. L RNW 553.41 L634G LOC
  • Mineral Resources of the Little Owyhee River Wilderness Study Area, Owyhee County, Idaho. Menlo Park, CA, U.S Geological Survey. 1986.  RNW 557.3 MINERAL
  • The Miner’s Guide of the State of Idaho Idaho Inspector of Mines. RNW 622 IDLMIN LOC
  • Mitchell, Victoria E. Geologic Map of the Boise Quadrangle, Idaho. Moscow: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1979.  RNW MAP  557.9628 BOISE MITCHEL 1979
  • Mitchell, Victoria E. Mining Properties in the Mines and Prospects Series Map Series for Idaho. Moscow, Idaho, Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology.  1982.  RNW 551 Mines
  • Ore Deposits of the Western States. Rocky Mountain Fund Series. RNW 553.1 AM35
  • Ream, Lanny R.  The Gem and Minerals Collector’s Guide to  Idaho. Baldwin Park, CA:  Gem Guides  Book Co., 2000.  549.9796 Ream 2000
  • Robbins, Jim.  Idaho Information Guide: Locating Mining Claims. Boise, Idaho: Idaho State Office. BLM 1990 RNW 346.0467 Idaho I 1990.
  • Staley, W.W.  Elementary Methods of Placer Mining. Moscow, University of Idaho, 1934. RNW 622.2927 Staley 1934.
  • Savage, Carleton Norman.  Geology and Mineral Resources of Ada and Canyon Counties.  Moscow: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1958. RNW 553 IDAHO No.3  LOC
  • Savage, Carleton Norman.  Geology and Mineral Resources of Gem and Payette Counties.  Moscow: Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology,  1961. RNW 553 IDAHO No. 4  LOC
  • Staley, W.W. Gold in Idaho. Moscow: University of Idaho, 1946. 622 ST16G
  • Staley, W.W. Gold in Idaho. Moscow: University of Idaho, 1946. 622 ST16G
  • Staley, W.W. Prospecting and Developing a Small Mine. Moscow, Idaho, 1961. 551 ID1B No. 20
  • Strowd, William B.  Mines and Prospects of the Jordan Valley Quadrangle, Idaho. Moscow, Idaho, Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1981.  RNW 551 MINES
  • West, John M. How to Mine and Prospect for Placer Gold U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines GOV DOC I 28.27: 8517

Newspapers

  • The Mining Record

Web Sites

  • Idaho Mining Association
  • Idaho State Historical Society - Reference Series
  • U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management for Idaho This site provides information on how to locate and file a mining claim in Idaho.
  • Idaho Geological Survey - Mines and Minerals. Annual report of the Idaho Mining Industry.
  • The Idaho Pamphlet File also contains clippings on mines and mining in Idaho. Folders are filed under Mining-History and also by specific mines or mining districts, e.g. Blackbird Mine or Atlanta Mining District.

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