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Phosphate Investigation in Florida, 1934 and 1935

United States Geological Survey

Phosphate Investigation in Florida, 1934 and 1935

Investigation Made by the Geological Survey Under Grants From the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works : Contributions to Economic Geology, 1938-9.

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 906F
ContributionsRoundy, P.V.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21731924M

After 85 years of service, the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) closed in Certain functions, such as the collection, analysis, and dissemination of minerals information, have been returned to the U.S. Geological Survey. For information on former USBM programs or . Buy Phosphate Deposits of the World: Volume 2, Phosphate Rock Resources (Cambridge Earth Science Series) (v. 2) on magny-notaires.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersAuthor: A. J. G. Notholt.

The Florida phosphate industry currently produces more than 80 pct of the total U.S. marketable output of phosphate rock. Because phosphate is one of three principal nutrients used in formulating a complete fertilizer, it is imperative that an uninterrupted supply of this material be available to meet the agricultural requirements of the United States while maintaining a viable phosphate. Phosphate is found all over the country, with profitable concentrations occurring in Florida and Idaho. Most of the phosphate in Florida is in the center of the state. The area is known as “Bone Valley.” Extensive mining has occurred in Polk and Hillsborough counties.

The State of Florida, U.S.A., passed legislation in the early s and developed regulations applied to large withdrawals of groundwater. These regulations require strict adherence to defining the Cited by: 5. Located in the Bone Valley, a region of Central Florida primarily centered in the 4 counties of: Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee and Polk in which phosphate is mined for use in the production of fertilizer.


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Dunnellon, Florida. If you've ever driven on a crappy limerock back road in The Sunshine State, direct your irritation here. That's because limerock is a waste product of phosphate mining, and phosphate mining is the third largest industry in magny-notaires.comon: HwyDunnellon, FL.

The modern history of Tampa, Florida can be traced to the founding of Fort Brooke at the mouth of the Hillsborough River in today's downtown insoon after the United States had taken possession of Florida from magny-notaires.com outpost brought a small population of civilians to the area, and the town of Tampa was first incorporated in Growth came slowly as poor transportation links.

Phosphate Mining Today. After a mine site is permitted and reclamation plans are in place, the land is prepared for mining. Endangered species are relocated and measures are taken to protect wetlands and other preservation areas.

In addition, systems are put in place to offset any impact to water levels and flow in the surrounding areas. About 12, years ago Paleo-Indians lived in Florida, but fewer than sites have been found.

Although it is not known for certain whether any permanent settlements from that period were in the present city limits of Gainesville, archaeological evidence of human presence exists.

With the end of the ice age to the north, sea levels rose so that coastal Florida became inundated and Florida's. Chemical Processing of Phosphate. The phosphate mineral as it exists in the ground is not soluble and is hard for the plant to access. To provide the plant with the phosphate it needs, in a form it can take up through its roots, the phosphate rock is converted to phosphoric acid.

Picture G A photograph of the Peace River Phosphate Industry in Charlotte, showing an “elevator, drying works, and shipping bin of an early mining facility located along the Peace River.

The Peace River Phosphate Co. first mined phosphate in the early s.” (Photo courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of South Florida.

Florida is home to our phosphate operations headquarters and many of our phosphate production facilities. From our mines to our offices, we are committed to being a great place to work, a responsible corporate citizen, a committed environmental steward, and a respected community partner.

Oct 17,  · Editor's Note: The bad news keeps coming about Florida’s phosphate strip-mining industry. Mosaic, the world’s largest phosphate company, made headlines around the world when a giant sinkhole opened up in August in a towering stack of acidic, radioactive phosphate mining waste.

The sinkhole sent a reported million gallons of polluted water into the underground fresh water aquifer. History of Phosphate in Florida.

Florida phosphate mining dates back to deposits first found in Alachua County, near Hawthorne, in In the early years, phosphate ore was collected out of the river by hand.

Very soon, the mining was done the hard way with picks, shovels, wheelbarrows, strong backs, and sweat. Next came mule-drawn scrapers. I A Geologic Reconnaissance for Phosphate and Coal in Southeastern Idaho and Western Wyoming I The Oxidized Zinc Ores of Leadville Colorado I The Anvik-Andreafski Region Alaska I Bibliography of North American Geology.

Phosphate nutrients play an essential role in meeting the needs of a growing world. Here in Florida, 90 percent of the phosphate mined becomes fertilizer. That's why there's such an overwhelming need to continue phosphate mining - and why Mosaic's Florida phosphate operations are so vital to our future.

Jan 04,  · During the production of fertilizer from phosphates, many unwanted toxins or waste by-products are made as well.

Florida's phosphate production's by-products are in the form of active airborne toxic chemical agents and heavy metals or central nervous system chemical agents. GEOLOGY OF PHOSPHATE DEPOSITS OF NORTHERN PENINSULAR FLORIDA By GILBERT H. EsPENSHADE and CHARLES W. SPENCER ABSTRACT Stratigraphic information, fossil collections, and phosphate samples were ob­ tained in a reconnaissance geologic study Cited by: The Florida Institute of Phosphate Research was created in by the Florida Legislature (ChapterFlorida Statutes) and empowered to conduct research supportive to the responsible development of the state’s phosphate resources.

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Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and reviews. (RECORD GROUP 70) (Bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS (bulk ) Correspondence Other general records Records of the Assistant Director for Programs Records of Special Assistant to the Director and Chief of the War Minerals Supply Division.

Oct 10,  · (1) Florida is endowed with varied natural resources that provide recreational, environmental, and economic benefit to the people of this state.

The extraction of phosphate is important to the continued economic well-being of the state and to the needs of society. Florida Phosphate Rock Quandary Many years ago, the ocean flooded an ancient land mass today we call Florida and a layer of sand and clay rich in tiny phosphate particles were deposited.

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the US EPA began an Author: Streiff.In this study, removal of phosphate from waste aqueous solutions was examined in a batch wise system using low cost waste materials.

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