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August 2017

Upper Mississippi Valley Lead-Zinc District Trip

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
departing from Badger Mine & Museum Parking Lot, 279 W. Estey Street
Shullsburg, 53568 United States
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The Upper Mississippi Valley Lead-Zinc District Revisited: Mining History, Geology, Reclamation and Environmental Issues Thirty Years after the Last Mine Closed This one-day field trip organized by the IL-IN Section of AIPG is intended to provide a brief introduction to the geology, mining history, cultural history and related environmental and reclamation issues of the historic lead-zinc mining region of southwestern Wisconsin. The Upper Mississippi Valley mining district, which includes parts of adjacent Iowa and Illinois, is important in the history…

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Posted on July 13th, 2017