By A. H. KOSCHMANN and M. H. BERGENDAHL - USGS 1968
Gold has been mined from placers at several localities along the Snake River in Bingham County. Staley (1946, p. 13) credited the county with a total of 24,242 ounces of gold since 1885, all presumably from the Snake River placers. These deposits were not worked from the mid-1930's through 1959.
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