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  • Mines and Minerals Illinois DNR Illinois.gov

    Abandoned Mined Land Reclamation. The Abandoned Mined Lands and Water Reclamation Act (20 ILCS 1920) provides for the reclamation of lands and waters affected by coal mining which have been abandoned, and satisfies the requirements of federal law to obtain funds for reclamation of such lands and waters.

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  • Illinois State Geological Survey Illinois' Industrial Minerals . ISGS

    Industrial minerals have played a critical role in the development of Illinois since the beginning of pioneer settlement in the eighteenth century. Illinois industrial minerals include rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and shale and nonmetallic minerals such as silica sand, clay, and fluorite. Major industrial minerals produced in.

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  • Mineral Resources of Illinois

    Long before the French explorers came to Illinois, the indigenous people of the area were using Illinois miner als. They formed pottery from local clay, shaped tools from flint, and carved fluorspar into trinkets. They also mined and carved galena and produced small amounts of lead. Salt was produced from mineral springs.

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  • A Key to Growth Illinois State Geological Survey

    Value of industrial minerals. Construction activities directly determine the consumption of sand, gravel, and stone (Figure 1). As Figure 2 indicates, the overall economic activity, measured by the Gross State Product (GSP), shows a direct correlation with the value of the construction activities in the state. In turn, the size of the.

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  • Mines and Minerals Illinois DNR Illinois.gov

    Tom Benner, Director of Mines & Minerals Neda Banach, Assistant to the Director 618 439 9111. Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Division. Springfield 217 782 0588; Edwardsville 618 650 3197; Benton 618 439 9111. Land Reclamation Division. Benton Office 618 439 9111; Springfield Office 217 782 4970.

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