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For Sale : Used Idaho State Geology Publications

Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology
Bulletins - County Reports - Geologic Maps - Information Circulars - Pamphlets - Technical Reports
See Misc. section for orphans from other IBMG report series.

These are all full size Originals with original illustrations (much easier to read), unless specifically noted.

Misc. Idaho geology publications

General condition notes : (See each item for any individual notes on condition.)
Good to very good. Lightly used. Owner's stamps. Some bumped edges and corners. Print quality varies.
Older spines show may wear/darkening/sunning. Covers/ edge of page block may be slightly soiled.
Covers lightly rubbed. Softcover unless noted. Please ask if you need more information on any item.

A listing like "24 plates (3 in pocket)" means 24 total plates with 21 plates bound in text and 3 folded in pocket.
All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

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Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology : Bulletins Size varies, some are 9x6", others are 11x8.5" ORIGINAL unless noted.

Idaho Bulletin 4 : 1922 : Petroleum possibilities of certain anticlines in southeastern Idaho. By Virgil R. D. Kirkham. 9x6", 36p., 9 plates, 1 correlation table. Most of the plates and table are fold-outs. (upper edge of cover has a bit of old sticker, owner's stamp) $6

Idaho Bulletin 15 : 1958 : Outline of the geology of Idaho. By clyde P. Ross and J. Donald Forrester. 11x8.5”, 74p., 10 figures (2 are pocket maps), photos. $10

Idaho Bulletin 16 : 1961 : Guidebook to the geology of the Coeur D'Alene mining district. By Arthur B. Campbell and others. 11x8.5", 37p., 19 figures, 1 table. This consists of 11 articles and covers topics such as Bleaching in the district, Bunker HIll mine, Dayrock mine, Galena mine, Lucky Friday mine, Sunshine mine and more. (good photocopy) $5

Idaho Bulletin 17 : 1961 : Economic geology of central Idaho blacksand placers. By C. N. Savage. 11x8.5”, 160p., 35 figures (2 are pocket maps), 30 tables. (spine has cloth tape) $16

Idaho Bulletin 23 : 1969 : Distribution and economic potential of Idaho carbonate rocks. By C. N. Savage. 11x8.5”, 93p., 49 figures (2 in pocket), 8 tables (1 in pocket), 10 plates (2 in pocket). There are 5 items in pocket. $16

 

Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology : County Reports 11x8.5" Illustrated. ORIGINAL unless noted.
Illustrated pages not included in page count.

Idaho County Report 2 : 1957 : Mineral Resources of Latah county. By Charles R. Hubbard. 29p., 2 plates in pocket. $6

Idaho County Report 4 : 1961 : Geology and Mineral Resources of Gem and Payette Counties. By C. N. Savage. 50p., 13 figures (2 in pocket), 7 tables. (cover lightly rubbed) $12

Idaho County Report 5 : 1961 : Geology and Mineral Resources of Bonneville County. By C. N. Savage. 108p., 28 figures (1 in pocket), 12 tables, 1 appendix. (cover lightly rubbed, upper spine end rough). $17

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Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology : Geologic Maps
Folded, in plain manilla envelope often with library stickers. Envelopes may be a bit rumpled, maps G / VG. ORIGINAL unless noted.

Idaho Geologic Map 12 : 1979 : Geologic map of the Idaho Falls 2 degree Quadrangle, Idaho. This map is a compilation to a 1 x 2 degree quadrangle derived from existing geologic mapping and is not intended to be a finished geologic study. Scale: 1:250,000. $15

Idaho Geologic Map 16 : 1979 : Geologic map of the Sandpoint 2 degree Quadrangle, Idaho and Washington. Scale : 1:250,000. $3

 

Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology : Information Circulars 11x8.5" Illustrated. ORIGINAL unless noted.

Idaho Information Circular 17 : 1967 : Mean-dip maps – indicators of deformation intensity (a contribution to geometrics). By William R. Greenwood. 6p., 1 figure. $1

Idaho Information Circular 19 : 1976 : Abstracts of Publications of the Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology. 87p. $3

Idaho Information Circular 22 : 1972 : Delineation of mineral belts of northern and central Idaho. By William R. Green. 8p., plus 4 pages of figures. $2

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Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology : Pamphlets Called Pamphlets, but they are full techinical reports. ORIGINAL unless noted.
11x8.5" Staple-bound. Most are illustrated, Covers and pages may be tanned. In most cases, the text is roughly reproduced from plain type-written pages, while the plates are nicer - this appears to be the original form of publication because they are clearly older.
A few are photocopies and they are clearly marked below as such, I have done my best to tell originals from copies..
Illustrated pages not included in page count.

Idaho Pamphlet 12 : 1924 : Possibilities of Petroleum in Power and Oneida Counties, Idaho. By Arthur M. Piper. 24p. , 1 figure, 4 fold-out plates at back. (cover has some soil, maps have minor tears where attached to binding. $11

Idaho Pamphlet 28 : 1928 : Portland Cement Materials Near Pocatello, Idaho. By Alfred L. Anderson. 15p., 2 plates.

Choose your copy of Idaho pamphlet 28 :
Original - $3
Copy - $1

Idaho Pamphlet 29 : 1928 : Brief Papers on Geologic Field Work in Idaho During 1927. By Virgil R. D. Kirkham. 15p. Content includes “A brief prelimnary reort of the possibilities of an underground water supply for the City of Weiser, Idaho”, “Coal and oil possibilities in Clark county, Idaho.” “Subsurface water supply in Big Lost River Valley.” “An examination of coal prospects in Willow and Fall Creeks, Bonneville county, Idaho.” $2

Idaho Pamphlet 57 : 1941 : The Metal and Coal Mining Districts of Idaho, With Notes on the Nonmetallic Mineral Resources of the State. By Clyde P. Ross. Pages 111-263. This is PART II – Bibliography and Table of Contents. $1

Idaho Pamphlet 62 : 1943 : The Antimony and Fluorspar Deposits Near Meyers Cove, Lemhi County, Idaho. By Alfred L. Anderson. 20p., 1 plate, 2 figures.

Choose your copy of Idaho pamphlet 62 :
Original - $4
Copy - $1

Idaho Pamphlet 66 : Beneficiation Tests on Latah County Clays. By Lewis S. Prater. 8p., 6 tables. (cover faintly spotted). $1

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

 

Idaho Pamphlet 91 : 1951 : A Reconnaissance of Some Idaho Feldspar Deposits, With a Note on the Occurrence of Columbite and Samarskite. By Verne C. Fryklund, Jr. 29p., 2 tables, 6 figures. Includes Mesa area, Garden Valley District, Columbite mine tunnel, Riggins area, Perthosite area and more. $6

Idaho Pamphlet 92 : 1951 : The Geology and Coal of the Horseshoe Creek District, Teton County, Idaho. By Thor H. Kiilsgaard. 42p., 3 figures (includes map inside back cover) – (Generally Good, but back cover is loose and lacks the MAP). $1

Idaho Pamphlet 93 : 1952 : A Report on Gypsum Deposits in Washington County, Idaho. By James F. McDivitt. 15p., 2 figures.

Choose your copy of Idaho pamphlet 93 :
Original - $3
Copy (blank back cover partly gone) - $1

Idaho Pamphlet 98 : 1954 : Fluorspar Deposits Near Meyers Cove, Lemhi County, Idaho. By Alfred L. Anderson. 34p., 6 plates, 16 figures (5 in pocket). This pamphlet has higher quality printing, paper and cover than most.

Choose your copy of Idaho pamphlet 98 :
VG - $17
VG (but with cover smudged) - $15

Idaho Pamphlet 99 : 1954 : Monazite Deposits in Calcareous Rocks, Northern Lemhi County, Idaho. By Agatin T. Abbott. 23p., 2 figures, 2 plates. $4

Idaho Pamphlet 101 : 1954 : A Preliminary Report on the Fluorspar Mineralization Near Challis, Custer County. By Alfred L. Anderson. 13p., 2 plates, 6 figures (2 in pocket). Includes a fold-out as well. This pamphlet has higher quality printing, paper and cover than most. $6

Idaho Pamphlet 102 : 1955 : Prospecting for Uranium, Thorium, and Tungsten in Idaho. By Earl Ferguson Cook. 53p., 8 figs.Very Good - $10

Idaho Pamphlet 103 : 1955 : A Survey of Ground Water of the State of Idaho. By Philip T. Kinnison. 40p., 7 figures. (back cover has some soil) $6

Idaho Pamphlet 108 : 1956 : Tungsten Deposits of South-Central Idaho. By Earl Ferguson Cook. 40p., 11 figs. (bumped corner, spine has label on tape) $11

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Idaho Pamphlet 109 : 1956 : Clay Deposits of North Idaho. By Charles R. Hubbard. 36p., 7 plates, 1 table. $1

Idaho Pamphlet 110 : 1956 : Geological Reconnaissance of the Cassia Mountain Region, Twin Falls and Cassia Counties, Idaho. By Walter Youngquist and Jerald R. Haegele. 18p., 2 figs. $3

Idaho Pamphlet 112 : 1957 : Geology and Mineral Resources of the Baker Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho. By Alfred L. Anderson. 71p., 7 plates (1 in pocket), 1 figure. $13

Idaho Pamphlet 117 : 1959 : Geology of the Uranium Deposits Near Stanley, Custer County, Idaho. By B. F. Kern. 40p., 8 plates (some are fold-outs). $8

Idaho Pamphlet 118 : 1959 : Geology and Mineral Resources of the North Fork Quadrangle, Lemhi County, Idaho. By Alfred L. Anderson. 92p., 10 plates (2 in pocket), 4 figures.

Choose your copy of Idaho pamphlet 118 :
Very Good - $19
Good (cover has mild soil and short taped tear) - $14

Idaho Pamphlet 130 : 1963 : Geology Along U.S. Highway 93 in Idaho. By Clyde P. Ross. 98p., 2 figures, 7 maps with color, 14 photos, 1 table. Good (has been bent and has a kink there) - $16

Idaho Pamphlet 131 : 1963 : Mining History of South-Central Idaho. By Clyde P. Ross. 29p., 9 figures, 6 photos. $7

Idaho Pamphlet 146 : 1971 : Geology and Geochemical Exploration of the Vienna District, Blaine and Camas Counties, Idaho. By Spencer S. Shannon, Jr. 45p., 1 table, 1 figure, 4 plates in pocket. $11

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Idaho Geology Materials : Technical Reports 11x8.5”, staple bound.
From 1978 to 1984 Technical Reports were released as Open-File Reports.
Open-File Reports 78-1 through 84-1 were later re-numbered as Technical Reports.

Idaho Technical Report 89-2 : 1989 : Geological Engineering Maps of the Boise Foothills, Ada County, Idaho: Slope, Hydrology, Soils, Geology, and Land-Use Hazards. By Chris C. Beck 1:24,000. Note, I do not know if these maps came associated with a text or not – I think not. They derived from a thesis, but that sounds separate. They are professionally produced black and white copies on large sheets, folded and may be enlarged. 5 sheets only, no text. $18

Idaho Technical Report 90-4 : 1990 : Geologic map of the Lucky Peak Quadrangle, Ada county, Idaho. By Kurt L. Othberg and Willis L. Burnham. 9p., 1 table, 1 plate in pocket. $3

Idaho Technical Report 90-5 : 1990 : Geologic map of the Eagle quadrangle, Ada county, Idaho. By Kurt L. Othberg and Loudon R. Stanford. 5p., 1 plate in pocket. $2

Idaho Technical Report 90-6 : 1990 : Geologic map of the Cloverdale quadrangle, Ada county, Idaho. By Kurt L. Othberg, Loudon R. Stanford, and Willis L. Burnham. 7p., 1 table, 1 plate in pocket. $2

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Idaho Geology Publications : Misc.~9x6" unless otherwise noted, many are offprints.

Antimony and other metal anomalies south of Stibnite, Valley county, Idaho. By G. C. Curtin and H. D. King. With a section on Geology by B. F. Leonard. 1974. 11x8.5”, 54 pages, 27 figures. This is numbered as U.S.G.S. Open File Report 74-111 and also (apparently) Idaho Open File Report 134. (Somewhat poor photocopy, but readable) $5

Beaver Creek monazite placer area, Valley county, Idaho. By R. H. Storch, A. F. Robertson. 1954 US Atomic Energy Commission report RME-3132. 10.5x8”, 15p., 1 plate. $5

Camp Creek radioactive mineral placer area, Blaine and Camas counties, Idaho. By Almon F. Robertson and R. H. Storch. 1955 US Atomic Energy Commission report RME-3132. 10.5x8”, 27p., 1 plate. $9

Geomechanics of reinforced cemented backfill in an underhand stope at the Lucky Friday Mine, Mullan, Idaho. By T. J. Williams, D. K. Denton, M. K. Larson, R. L. Rains, J. B. Seymour, and D. R. Tesarik. 2001 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, NIOSH Report of Investigations 9655. 11x8.5”, 18 pages, 19 illustrations, 4 tables. Coeur d’Alene district. $3

Geophysical well-logging data from exploration well 2-2A, NW 1/4 sec. 15, T. 5N., R. 31 E., Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Butte County, Idaho. This is USGS Open-File Report 79-1460. A single folded 65x110 cm sheet printed in blue, with 11 logs and text. (folded a bit crooked) $12

Idaho economic atlas. Edited by Harry H. Caldwell. 1970 Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology. 11x8.5”, 82p., with a large number of maps of the state showing things like Population, Migration, Climate, Soils, Forests, Agricultural trends, Livestock, Irrigation, Mineral Resources, Employment and more. $8

Interpretation of sedimentary features in Brazer limestone (Mississippian) near Mackay, Custer county, Idaho. By Betty A.L. Skipp. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1961, Vol. 45(3), pages 376-389. $3

Maps of the Denver Mine, Yreka Mining district, Shoshone county, Idaho. Geology by J. D. Forrester June 1943. Scale 1 inch = 100 feet. .USGS, Strategic Minerals Investigations, Preliminary Maps, reproduced by training section, 2nd E. A. U. T. C. Geiger Field, WN. This was probably a reproduction (or printing) done soon after the geologist created his maps as there is no other date associated with the publication. Flat, 16x20”, three sheets, stapled at side. The sheets consist of a 1) Title page with legend, 2) Composite map of all levels, 3) Longitudinal Projection. Note : states “Workings inaccessible – no geology shown”, and last page cites a text (unnamed), but I have been unable to find any mention of a related text anywhere. Extremely SCARCE! (Good, paper in excellent condition, last sheet has come loose from staples. Each sheet has a small owner’s stamp.) $58

Maps of the Nevada Stewart Mine, Yreka Mining district, Shoshone county, Idaho. Geology by J. D. Forrester July 1943. Scale 1 inch = 100 feet. .USGS, Strategic Minerals Investigations, Preliminary Maps, reproduced by training section, 2nd E. A. U. T. C. Geiger Field, WN. This was probably a reproduction (or printing) done soon after the geologist created his maps as there is no other date associated with the publication. Flat, 16x20”, four sheets, stapled at top. The sheets consist of a 1) Title page with legend, 2) Composite map of all levels, 3) Plan of Upper Tunnel, 4) Plan of Lower Tunnel. Extremely SCARCE! (Good, paper in excellent condition, last sheet has come loose from staples. Each sheet has a small owner’s stamp. Note : the Plan sheets have red and blue lines that appear to be part of the original printing, but they are not identified in the legend.) $74

Maps of the Sidney Mine, Yreka Mining district, Shoshone county, Idaho. Geology by J. D. Forrester July 1943. Scale 1 inch = 100 feet. .USGS, Strategic Minerals Investigations, Preliminary Maps, reproduced by training section, 2nd E. A. U. T. C. Geiger Field, WN. This was probably a reproduction (or printing) done soon after the geologist created his maps as there is no other date associated with the publication. Flat, 16x20”, six sheets, stapled at side. The sheets consist of a 1) Title page with legend, 2) Composite map of all levels, 3) Longitudinal Projection, 4) Plan of 500 Level, 5) Plan of 600 Level, and 6) Plan of Lower 600 level. Note : Longitudinal Projection page cites a text (unnamed), but I have been unable to find any mention of a related text anywhere. Extremely SCARCE! (Good, paper in excellent condition, last sheet has come loose from staples. Each sheet has a small owner’s stamp. Note : the Plan sheets have red and blue lines that appear to be part of the original printing, but they are not identified in the legend.) $74

Mineral and water resources of Idaho. 1964. Special report 1. Compiled by the USGS in cooperation with the IBMG. 9x6", 335p., illus, fold-out. (spine sunned, rubbed) $14

New Mississippian formations and faunal zones in Chesterfield Range, Portneuf quadrangle, southeast Idaho. By J. Thomas Dutro, Jr., and William J. Sando. Extracted from Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Bull. AAPG), 9x6”, illus. 1963, Vol. 47(11), pages 1963-1986. $5

Some features of the Idaho batholith. 1935. XVI International Geol Congress. 17p. (cover has 2 rough edge spots and is faintly soiled). $2

FOLIOS (below) : 22" x 18", softcover, Each folio includes topographic and geologic maps of one or more quadrangles and text describing its toographic and geologica features. The maps are in color, photo pages include many photos per page. I use sheet, page and plate interchangeably on this page as each map sheet or photo plate is a page. FOLIOS typically will be shipped in a separate container from the rest of your publication order. I will ship most items from this page FLAT between large sheets of cardboard. Please ask if you need or want a different kind of shipping.

USGS Folio 104, Geologic atlas of the United States : 1904 : Silver City Folio, Idaho. By Waldemar Lindgren and N. F. Drake. 6 pages of text, 1 sheet topographic map, 1 sheet color areal geology map, 1 sheet color structure sections. (POOR. Complete, map sheets are framable. Covers have noticeable edge wear, tears, chips, with water marking across lower one third of front cover. Happily, the water marking inside is generally very faint and confined to a corner, so the report is reasonable to read and/or frame. Front cover is brittle along a crease near hinge and partly torn there. Small owner's stamp on the edge of some pages). $22

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