Date of Award

5-17-1947

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering

Department

Geology

First Advisor

Dr. Eugene S. Perry

Abstract

The great diversity on mineral wealth in Idaho establishes it as one of the principle mining states in the union. Mining first began in the state with the discovery of placer gold in the Pierce City district in 1861, and since that date has become one of the leading industries of the state.