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Impacts of historical mining in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin

Bulletin 2191-6

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Abstract

Mining began in the late 1880s in the Coeur d'Alene mining district in northern Idaho (fig. 1). Although only two mines, the Galena and Lucky Friday, currently are operating, more than 90 historical mines exist in this region (Bennett and others, 1989).

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Impacts of historical mining in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin
Series title:
Bulletin
Series number:
2191-6
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2010
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
Chapter 6; 18 p.; Tables; Figures
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y