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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Lockard, D. W.; Bennett, E. H.
Idaho,   pp. 163-175 ff. PDF (1.4 MB)


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1977 
1978 
1979 
Mineral 
. 
1 y 
Value 
(thou- 
sands) 
~,, 
~ 1 y 
Value 
(thou- 
sands) 
~,, - 
~ 
1 y 
Value (thousands) 
Silver (recoverable content of ores, 
 etc.)- thousand troy ounces_ — 15,292 $70,649 18,379 $99,249 17,144
$190,129 
Stone3 thousand short tons_ — 3,077 8,005 2,624 6,670 2,952 8,787
Zinc (recoverable content of ores, 
 etc) metric tons. 28121 21327 32353 22111 29660 24391 
Combined value of barite (1977-78), cement, 
garnet (abrasives), gypsum, lime, perlite, pumice, sandand gravel (industrial,
1977-78), stone (dimension), tungsten ore (1977), vanadium, and values indicated
bysyinbolW _____________ ____________ ___________ 
XX 100,966 XX 28,021 
Total XX 252,670 XX 299,227 
NA Not available. W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data;
value included in "Combined value" 
figure. XX Not applicable. 
' Production as measured by mine shipments, sales, or marketable production
(including consumption by producers). 2Excludes industrial sand; value included
in "Combined value" figure. 
3Excludes dimension stone; value included in "Combined value" figure.
XX 36,055 
XX 437,885 
See footnotes at end of table.164 
MINERALS YEARBOOK~ 1978-79 
Table I.—Nonfuel mineral production in Idaho1 —Continued
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in Idaho, by county1
(Thousands) 
County 1977 1978 
Minerals produced in 1978 in order of value 
Ada 
Adams 
Bannock___________________ 
BearLake__________________ 
Benewah 
Bin~hain 
Blame____________________ 
Boise 
Bonner____________________ 
Bonneville_________________ 
Boundary 
Canyon____________________ 
Caribou 
Cassia - 
Clark_____________________ 
Clearwater_________________ 
Custer____________________ 
Elmore____________________ 
Franklin___________________ 
Fremont___________________ 
Gem 
Jefferson___________________ 
Jerome____________________ 
Kootenai 
Latah 
Lembi 
Lewis 
Lincoln 
Madison___________________ 
Minidoka_._________________ 
NezPerce__________________ 
Oneida -___________________ 
Owyhe&___________________ 
Payette.___________________ 
Power 
Shoehone__________________ 
Teton~ 
TwinFalls__________________ 
Valley -___________________ 
Washington_________________ 
$2,269 $2,791 Sand and gravel. 
1,898 W Copper, stone, silver, sand and gravel. 
  W W Cement, stone, sand and gravel 
 780 772 Sand and gravel, stone. 
  W W Garnet, sand and gravel, clays, stone. 
  W W Phosphate rock, sand and gravel. 
  W W Barite, gold, silver. 
(2) (2) Stone. 
W 345 Sand and gravel, stone. 
 W 2,712 Sand and gravel, lime, pumice, stone. 
W 121 Stone, sand and graveL 
W W Sand and gravel, lime. 
 70,768 81,352 Phosphate rock, vanadium, stone, sand and graveL 
W W Sand and gravel, stone. 
 W W Do. 
412 466 Stone. 
 W 1,130 Silver, lead, zinc, sand and gravel, stone. 
W W Sand and gravel, stone, clays, gold, silver. 
142 158 Stone, sand and graveL 
533 533 Stone. 
 W 1,697 Sand and gravel, stone. 
508 W Sand and graveL 
1,021 W Stone, sand and graveL 
422 —— 166 115 
W W 
Sand and graveL 
Sand and gravel, stone, silver, gold, copper, lead, 
zinc. 
W W Stone, clays. 
W 139 Stone, sand and gravel, gold, gypsum, zinc, copper, 
   lead, silver. 
125 171 Stone. 
W 148 Sand and graveL 
827 1,822    Do. 
W W Lime, sand and gravel. 
W 1,342 Stone, sand and graveL 
W W Perlite, pumice, stone. 
W W Silver, gold, lead, zinc. 
308 130 Sand and graveL 
W 350 Stone, sand and gravel. 
W W Silver, lead, zinc, copper, antimony, gold, stone. 
287 40 Sand and gravel. 
W W Sand and gravel, lime. 
W 146 Stone, sand and gravel. 
W W Sand and gravel, gypsum, stone. 


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