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Tennessee Geological Survey Zinc Mining Reports and Maps Collection


The documents in this collection represent various types of material that the Tennessee Geological Survey has acquired from numerous sources over the years. Many of the documents were donated by former zinc company employees that once operated in the state. Additional documents represent originals and copies of U.S Geological Survey files related to the war minerals exploration program conducted in the 1940's, as well as unpublished work completed by the Tennessee Geological Survey. The material includes drill hole logs, geologic maps, cross sections, reports, analsyses, geochemical studies, mine maps, and internal company correspondance. All of the documents in the collection are available in digital format as (Portable Document [...]

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Tennessee_P1326_Zinc_Mining_Collection_2014_Update.csv 1.76 MB

Material Request Instructions

Access to the documents in the Zinc Mining and Reports Collection can be obtained by contacting the Tennessee Geological Survey.
The documents are stored at the Knoxville Environmental Field Office, 3711 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921.

Contact Dr. Peter J. Lemiszki directly at 865-594-5596 or call 865-594-6035.

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