Floridas Phosphate Deposits fipr.floridapoly.edu

In the past 10 years, however, mining operations on Polk County’s southern fringe have wound down. The closing of the IMC Clear Springs and Noralyn mines in 2000 has signaled a close to active mining in what has been heart of the mining district since the mining

Imc Agrico Pebbledale Phosphate Mine Near Bradley

Phosphorus Phosphates mining deposit report for "Deposit #Usgs10306481" (#USGS10306481) in Polk County, Florida. The Imc Agrico Pebbledale Phosphate Mine is near Bradley Junction, Florida. Historically the site has been part of the Polk Phosphate Mining

IMC Agrico Phosphate Company collection

2020-5-27  Companies began mining phosphate in Florida for commercial use in the 1890s. By the turn of the century, numerous companies were in operation, with a heavy concentration in central Florida and especially what is modern the modern Polk, Hillsborough, and Peace River Area. IMC Agrico-Phosphate Company collection, Special Collections

Central Florida Phosphate Mining District (Bone Valley

Central Florida Phosphate Mining District (Bone Valley), Polk Co., Florida, USA : Heklaite from the area is an unintentional synthetic in industrial waste piles, a product of reaction between clay minerals and the hydrofluoric acid-rich byproducts of superphosphate fertilizer

Polk County, FL Phosphorus mining, mines, mine

Polk County, FL Phosphorus mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Polk County, FL

ORIGINAL ARTICLE Microbial water quality in freshwater

The phosphate mining industry in Polk County, Florida, has created multiple reclaimed lakes, which have many physical and ecological similarities [Polk, IMC-CS-LA(1B) and IMC-CS-PR(8)] are located in Clear Springs, FL (c. 27.54N, 81.46W), and are surrounded by open land used for cat-

Company Towns Florida Industrial and Phosphate

IMC Phosphates in 2004 joined with Cargill Crop Nutrition to become Mosaic, now the world’s largest producer of phosphate rock and phosphate crop nutrients. Company towns were an integral part of Polk County life until the mid 1930’s when unions negotiated

STRIPPING THE STATE OF ITS PHOSPHATE ONE OF

1988-12-18  Polk County now has 80,000 acres covered with slime ponds, and when the phosphate companies are through mining out the area just after the turn of

As Mining Operations Move South, Fertilizer Plants

2003-1-5  Phosphate mining employed 2,384 Polk workers in 2000, the most recent figures available. Its local payroll reached $109.1 million for an average annual wage, including overtime, of $46,948.

IMC Fertilizer Group, Inc. -- Company History

2021-3-25  Statistics: Public Company Incorporated: 1988 Employees: 5,000 Sales: $1.06 billion Stock Exchanges: New York Midwest SICs: 2819 Industrial Inorganic Chemicals, Nec Company History: IMC Fertilizer Group, Inc. (IMCF) was created in 1988 when the onetime International Minerals & Chemicals Corporation divested its fertilizer assets in the form of a new, publicly traded company.

One Percent: Mining Bone Valley Scenario Journal

Phosphate mining near Polk City in Bone Valley. Phosphate mining in Florida radically accelerated and intensified in the later half of the 20th century, in tandem with population growth, increases in agricultural production, and the evolution of larger mining machinery such as draglines. Environmental damages such as phosphorus

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES 2 SKYLINE,

IMC is the owner and operator of the Fort Green phosphate mine in Polk County, Florida. Phosphate is mined by 26 draglines which dig it up and unload it into a pit where it is mixed with water. The resulting mixture, called [email protected] or Amatrix,@ is then pumped through pipes to the processing plant where it ultimately becomes fertilizer.

Nichols Phosphate Mine Abandoned Florida

2021-5-9  Mobil decided it was getting out of the phosphate rock mining business and began selling its operations. Mobil’s South Fort Meade Mine was sold to Cargill Fertilizer Inc. in 1995 which included 27,000 acres of phosphate rock reserves in Polk and Hardee counties, a new beneficiation plant designed to process up to 4m tonne/year, two clay settling ponds, rail loading facilities, draglines, and

STRIPPING THE STATE OF ITS PHOSPHATE ONE OF

1988-12-18  Polk County now has 80,000 acres covered with slime ponds, and when the phosphate companies are through mining out the area just after the turn of

Phosphorus Fertilizer: The Original and Commercial

2019-4-30  During the past years, mining is slowed down in Polk County’s southern fringe. In 2000 closing of IMC Clear Springs and Noralyn mines conveyed a close to active. Currently phosphate mining companies has opened new mining sites in Manatee, DeSoto and Hardee counties.

Central Florida Land Pebble Phosphate Deposit Near

The Central Florida Land Pebble Phosphate Deposit is near Fort Green, Florida. Historically the site has been part of the Polk Phosphate Mining District. The site was first discovered in 1888. The Central Florida Land Pebble Phosphate Deposit is a surface mining operation. Initial production took place in 1890.

Florida Sinkholes Related To Phosphate Strip Mining

2019-4-5  Phosphate Mining Central Florida Watersheds Worry Four County’s In Florida Based On Phosphate Industry Practices Four central Florida counties are in legal battles with phosphate industry officials over strip mining thousands of acres of environmentally critical wetlands, rivers, streams, springs, and

(PDF) Phosphorus Fertilizer: The Original and

Polk County is the heart of the Bone Valley mining region, and the mineable deposit in this area stretches to Hillsborough, Hardee, Manatee, and DeSoto coun ties.

MSHA Metal and Nonmetal Mine Fatal Accident

2019-9-5  The Four Corners Mine and Mill, an open pit phosphate operation, owned and operated by IMC Agrico Company, was located west of State Road 37 about eighteen miles south of Mulberry, Polk County, Florida. The operating official was Steven Olson, mine manager.

Mosaic Fertilizer threatens to sue FL county for $618

I left Polk County about 1970 way before much of the abuses of the industry were admitted to the public. Much of the phosphate has been mined out in Polk so now the industry is putting pressure on Manatee, Hardee and some of the other counties that still have some phosphate bearing tracts.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES 2 SKYLINE,

IMC is the owner and operator of the Fort Green phosphate mine in Polk County, Florida. Phosphate is mined by 26 draglines which dig it up and unload it into a pit where it is mixed with water. The resulting mixture, called [email protected] or Amatrix,@ is then pumped through pipes to the processing plant where it ultimately becomes fertilizer.

Form 10-Q SEC

2017-10-17  The mining reserves of our South Fort Meade phosphate rock mine in central Florida straddle the county line between Polk and Hardee Counties. Mining in the Polk County portion of the South Fort Meade mine, which began in 1995, is now substantially completed, with only lower-yield reserves left to be mined.

The "Great Florida Phosphate Boom" began in the

2020-10-28  The first confirmed discovery of phosphate rock in Florida was made in 1879 near Hawthorne by Dr. C.A. Simmons, who began mining it there in 1883, but he ran out of capital (see Florida Phosphate Industry by A.F. Blakey and Sara Drybe; Alachua County 1880-1900 A Sesquicentennial Tribute, ed. J.B. Opdyke, published by the Alachua County

The Mosaic Company 10-K Feb. 22, 2021 12:27 PM

In Florida, we extract phosphate ore using large surface mining machines that we own called “draglines.” Prior to extracting the ore, the draglines must first remove a 10 to 50 foot layer of

Technical Resource Document Other Mining Sectors

A Development Order was issued on December 27, 1977 by Manatee County for Four Corners based on the final DRI plan. On March 23, 1989, IMC requested a substantial deviation from their Manatee County DRI for expansion of mining operations at the site. A modified Development Order was issued by Manatee County on September 5, 1991 (IMC, 1992c).

Federal Register :: Intent To Prepare a Draft

2000-8-14  IMC proposes to construct and operate a surface mine for the recovery of phosphate rock from its 20,595-acre property in western Hardee County near the rural community of Ona, Florida. Phosphate rock is the source of the element phosphorous,

AGENDA Florida

Item 2 IMC/Agrico Mining/Restoration Lease/Lake Hancock. DEFERRED FROM JANUARY 21, 1998 AGENDA . REQUEST: Issuance of a five-year sovereignty, submerged land mining/restoration lease.. COUNTY: Polk. Lease No. 540218264 . APPLICANT: IMC/Agrico Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). LOCATION: Lake Hancock, a meandered lake encompassing parts or all of

Form 10-K SEC

2017-10-17  We extract phosphate ore using large surface mining machines that we own called “draglines.” Prior to extracting the ore, the draglines must first remove a 10 to 50 foot layer of sandy overburden. At our Wingate mine, we also utilize dredges to strip the overburden and mine the ore.

Mosaic Fertilizer threatens to sue FL county for $618

I left Polk County about 1970 way before much of the abuses of the industry were admitted to the public. Much of the phosphate has been mined out in Polk so now the industry is putting pressure on Manatee, Hardee and some of the other counties that still have some phosphate bearing tracts.

MOSAIC CO MOS Registration Statement for

2004-8-10  Currently, mining operations are taking place on the approximately 17,270-acre Polk county portion of the mine site. The Polk county portion of the South Fort Meade mine is fully permitted for mining. The South Fort Meade mine also has reserves property located immediately south of the Polk County site in Hardee County.