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Idaho Department of Lands shuts down illegal Atlanta Gold mine ...

Dec 21, 2016 ... The Idaho Department of Lands issued a cease-and-desist order against Atlanta Gold after inspecting the mine site off Blacks Creek Road and found mining in violation of Idaho's Surface Mining Act. The company has not complied and says in a court document it might go bankrupt.

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Atlanta Gold Mine -- Mining Idaho -- Outdoor Idaho (Idaho Public ...

There was a time when few in Boise, Idaho, would have cared about a mine at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains, more than sixty miles away. After all, Atlanta was once the site of a rousing gold rush in the 1860's and was the state's leading gold producing region during the 1930's. But things have obviously changed,...

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Atlanta Gold Inc.

Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG) is a junior gold exploration and development company located in a historic mining district North East of Boise, Idaho. The Atlanta Gold Project sits on a 2, 159 acre site which has hosted numerous past producing mines since the 1860s with historic production of 344,000 equivalent ounces of...

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Atlanta, Idaho - Gold and Silver Mining Ghost Town

Atlanta is a remote mining town located in central Idaho just outside of the Sawtooth Mountains. The areas is rich with gold and silver, and mining has been going on here since 1862. Located at the headwaters of the Boise River, it is a popular tourist destination in the summer and gold can still be found here in the creeks...

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Idaho Conservation League Reopens Lawsuit Against Atlanta Gold ...

Nov 3, 2016 ... The filing, announced Thursday, alleges the mining company has failed to follow a payment plan for a $2 million penalty to the U.S. Treasury after a 2012 U.S. District Court of Idaho ruling that Atlanta Gold discharged arsenic and iron into the Boise River in quantities that violated its Clean Water Act permit.

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Atlanta, Idaho - Wikipedia

Atlanta is an unincorporated community in Elmore County, Idaho, United States. It was founded in 1864 during the Civil War as a gold and silver mining community and named by Southerners after a rumored Confederate victory over General Sherman in the Battle of Atlanta, which turned to be wholly false, but the name...

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Atlanta Gold - Advocates for the West

Jan 9, 2012 ... Atlanta Gold has been trying for years to open a gold mine near the town of Atlanta, Idaho. It controls a site at the mouth of an adit (mining tunnel). The water flowing from the adit is highly contaminated with arsenic and iron. For almost 3 years, Atlanta Gold has discharged arsenic far above its permitted...

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Atlanta Gold Again Found Guilty of Illegal Arsenic Releases to Boise ...

Sep 18, 2017 ... Boise, Idaho — A federal court has ruled that the Atlanta Gold mining company is illegally discharging arsenic from its mine into Montezuma Creek, a tributary to the Middle Fork of the Boise River. Ruling in favor of the Idaho Conservation League (ICL), the U.S. District Court held that Atlanta Gold violated...

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Judge holds Atlanta Gold in contempt of court, orders it to cut ...

Sep 18, 2017 ... It was the second time in five years a federal court has ordered pollution fixes at the mine; the original case was filed by the Idaho Conservation League in 2011, and the court in 2013 issued an injunction ordering Atlanta Gold Corp. to bring arsenic and iron discharges from the mine into compliance with the...

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Atlanta Gold Mine Faces New Legal Action over Boise River Pollution

Apr 20, 2016 ... BOISE, Idaho - Conservation groups announced Tuesday they plan to sue the Atlanta Gold Corporation over discharges of arsenic into the Boise River from the company's mine near Atlanta, Idaho. The Idaho Conservation League, known as ICL, and the Northwest Environmental Defense Center say that...

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Forest fire forces Atlanta Gold to halt work at Idaho project | MINING ...

Aug 28, 2012 ... Canadian junior Atlanta Gold (TSX:AGC) on Tuesday reported that it was cut off from accessing its Atlanta gold property by a forest fire, and might not be able to continue court-ordered remediation work to the water treatment facility until mid-October.

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19 of the Richest Gold Mining Towns in Idaho (Map ...

May 20, 2017 ... The gold was abundant in the Boise River and Yuba River. Most any creek around Atlanta will produce a bit of gold. It was the lode mines that really made Atlanta a noteworthy town though. Gold ores were mined here for many years with silver as a by-product. The remoteness of this mining camp was a...

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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1205

Introduction 14. Minerals of the Atlanta lode 15. Fluid inclusions 16. Genesis of Atlanta lode and associated gash veins 16. Atlanta Hill history and production 17. Atlanta lode 17. Monarch mine 17. Buffalo mine 18. General Pettit mine 18. Idaho Gold mine 19. St. Joseph Lead Mining Company 19. Talache Mines Incorporated...

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Atlanta Gold Announces Receipt of Mining Permit at its Neal ...

Apr 26, 2017 ... TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlanta Gold Inc. (the "Company") (TSXV: ATG; OTC Pink: ATLDF) announces that the Idaho Department of Lands has approved the reclamation plan submitted in respect of proposed operations at the Neal Property and has granted a mine permit. The reclamation and...

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For Sale: historic Idaho gold mining burg-turned ghost town ...

Jun 11, 2007 ... The old town sits in southwestern Idaho in Elmore County, between Featherville and Atlanta. In its heyday, Rocky Bar boasted stores, bars, fraternal lodges, two hotels, a photography studio, mines, mills, a Chinese district and newspaper. In the late 1800s, more than $6 million in gold was mined in town.

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Elmore County, Idaho Mines

Atlanta District · Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation · Atlanta Lode · Atlanta, Yuba District · Baltimore Mine · Barger Group Prospect · Basin Claims · Basset Hot Springs · Bayhorse Pass Prospect No. 2 · Big Eight · Big Lode Mine · Bird Claim Group · Black Warrior Mine · Blackstone Mine · Blue Cloud Claims · Blue Crystal Prospect.

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Atlanta District, Elmore Co., Idaho, USA - Mindat.org

Idaho. Elmore Co. Atlanta District. Anna Occurrence · Atlanta · Buffalo-Monarch vein (Buffalo Mine; Monarch Mine; Talache Mine) · Jessie Benton Mine (Bixby Group) · Monarch Mine · Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation (Wonder; Washington; Gold Nugget) · Atlanta lode · Baltimore Mine · Big Lode Mine (Anna Lode; Leonora;...

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Gold Panning Locations in Idaho | USA Today

Idaho was teeming with prospectors from the late 1800s to the early 1900s, all of them infected with gold fever. The discovery of gold brought the original settlers to Idaho and prompted the establishment of the Idaho territory in 1863. According to the United States Bureau of Mines, Idaho has more gold than any other ...

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South Fork Salmon mine proposal threatens endangered fish ...

Jun 23, 2017 ... Idahoans may have distrust of unfilled promises from mining companies, and no matter how shiny their language may be it does not dissolve the lack of confidence citizens hold. Citizens that rely on the Boise River may be familiar with these sentiments. In 2012 Atlanta Gold was found liable for $2 million for...

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Idaho Ghost/Mining Towns | Visit Idaho

The lure of gold and a new life brought thousands of people to Idaho in hopes of striking it rich. After the dust settled, Idaho's mining towns went from booming businesses to ghost towns, but the history is still as present as ever. Tour amazing museums, explore Idaho's Wild West history, and try your hand at unearthing...

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Idaho Ghost/Mining Towns | Visit Idaho

The lure of gold and a new life brought thousands of people to Idaho in hopes of striking it rich. After the dust settled, Idaho's mining towns went from booming businesses to ghost towns, but the history is still as present as ever. Tour amazing museums, explore Idaho's Wild West history, and try your hand at unearthing...

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idaho mining and exploration, 2008 - Idaho Geological Survey

conform to the agency's standards. Idaho Geological Survey. Morrill Hall, Third Floor. Staff Report 09-5. University of Idaho. June 2009. Moscow, Idaho 83844-3014 ... 13. Figure 7. Core drilling, Atlanta Gold, Elmore County, Idaho . ... Idaho's mining and exploration industry had a great first half of the year in 2008 with high.

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idaho mining and exploration, 2004 - Idaho Geological Survey

preliminary value of Idaho's 2004 mine production was $ 322 million, a sizeable jump from the. 2003 final USGS ... and customizing mine development to extract value from narrow vein sets within the Gold. Hunter deposit. ..... the proposed Atlanta open pit, heap leach gold-silver mine in the old Atlanta Mining District of.

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Management | Thunder Mountain Gold

Aug 28, 2017 ... Eric earned a B.S. in Geological Engineering from the University of Idaho with core engineering studies at the Colorado School of Mines. .... Mr. Glaspey has held positions as president of U.S. Cobalt Inc. (a former TSX Venture Exchange listed company), project manager of Atlanta Gold Corporation of...

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Gold Mining in Idaho | Investing News Network

Oct 3, 2015 ... Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV:ATG), a junior gold exploration and development company with properties in Idaho, Quebec and Nunavut has recently made a series of announcements regarding additional property acquisition and project exploration plans. The 2011 exploration objective is to test the continuity of a...

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Atlanta, Idaho Lodging, Activities and Vacation Packages 1-800-844 ...

Atlanta, Idaho, lodging, activities and deals: Atlanta is a secluded retreat near the Middle Fork of the Boise River. Established as a gold mining town in 1864, the popula.

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history of the boise national fo 1905 1976. - Forest Service

When the news of the gold strike spread, many miners came from. California and Oregon as well as from the east. Subsequent discoveries in 1863 on the South Fork of the Boise River (Rocky Bar and the South. Boise mines) and in the Owyhees, and in Atlanta in 1864, increased the rush to Idaho. The principal route from...

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The Phoenix Gold Mine, Idaho Springs, Colorado

An exciting Trip to the underground world of Colorado's famous historical Mining District of Trail Creek. The Phoenix Gold Mine has been open for Tours since the 1980's and is now in the process of opening two more Mines for public Tours!

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Idaho gold miners frustrated by new EPA permit | State & Regional ...

Aug 24, 2013 ... The permit is necessary to protect water quality, preserve the habitat of Idaho's endangered species and comply with the Clean Water Act, say EPA officials ... “We did that a year and a half ago with a small gold mine in the town of Atlanta (in Elmore County), and their failure to comply ... has resulted in a $2...

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Backcountry Flying: Atlanta Idaho and Greene Valley

Greene Valley Retreat is located one mile from the historic gold mining town of Atlanta, Idaho. Pilots can access the estate via our private 3,500 foot airstrip. Greene Valley's expansive property in Idaho's high country provides our guests a unique wilderness experience, combined with the comfort and luxury of our lodging...

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Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology

HISTORY & GEOLOGY ROCKS! Help us celebrate Idaho geology and historic mining each year during Idaho Preservation Month, Earth Science Week, and MORE. Check calendar for details!

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Idaho Mining Association - History

Here is a look at the history of mining in Idaho, which has shaped the state's political boundaries, built cities, and supplied the nation with minerals necessary for today's modern lifestyle: 1860: Ten prospectors led by Captain E.D. Pierce enter the Nez Perce Reservation in search of gold. After a month of no luck, one of the...

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Peg Leg Annie | Greenbelt Magazine

Mar 5, 2014 ... During the gold rush, Annie owned “houses of entertainment” in the “gold-boom” towns of Atlanta and Rocky Bar, Idaho. Annie was an incredible entrepenuer, described as one of Atlanta's more colorful individuals. She owned a plethora of businesses, and many mining claims. Despite her success, she...

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Golden Eagle Audubon Society - CuMo Mine

The exploration site is upstream of half of Idaho's population, and the Boise River watershed provides more than 20 percent of Boise's drinking water supply. According to the Environmental .... We got together in 2005 over concerns about the proposed cyanide heap leach gold mine in Atlanta, ID. We were successful in...

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Trapper Creek - Idaho Gold Mining

Gold Placer Mining Claim, on the North Fork of the Boise River. ... Full services available in Idaho City, about 34 miles from the claim. ... Willow Creek Campground (stay right on main NF384 road), and at 8.5 miles from HWY 21, you will come to Little Owl Creek junction (keep forward on main road to NF Boise River/Atlanta).

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idaho gold maps - h & h engineering

There is still gold in the creeks and streams in Idaho. The best chance to find Gold in these creeks and streams, placer deposits, and near old mines and prospects, is to know where the occurrence of gold has been found. Before you dig or pan for Gold you will need a map to show you where to look. These Gold Maps...

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The Brainerd Foundation - Successes

The Idaho Conservation League won a Clean Water Act ruling against Atlanta Gold, proving it was illegally releasing Arsenic into the Boise River. The ruling marks the second time that the court has found Atlanta Gold guilty of illegal pollution at its mine. In a 2012 lawsuit, the court also ruled in favor of ICL finding that the...

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Projects - Idaho Survey Group PC

Talachi Mine- Atlanta, Id.; Monarch-Greenback, Inc., 1994-2007; boundary surveys, tailings, mapping and as-builts for EPA tailings cleanup project. • Stibnite Mine- Yellow Pine, Id.; Woodward-Clyde International and Nelson Construction; 1998-1999; tailings mapping and site remediation staking. • Atlanta Gold Mine-...

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Elmore County Idaho History and Facts

They came to the gold fields in search of a new start. The influence of these southerners is evident in the names of gold fields; Atlanta, Jeff Davis, and the Southern Confederacy. Also participating in the early mining camps were the Chinese. A census in 1870 showed that the majority of miners were Oriental. The Chinese...

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Idaho-Mines - Mining Artifacts

While thousands passed through Idaho on the Oregon Trail or during the California gold rush of 1849, few people settled there. In 1860 the first of several gold rushes in Idaho began at Pierce in present-day Clearwater County. From 1860-1866 Idaho produced 19% of all gold in the United States, or 2.5 million ounces.

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