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1. Brichta, L. C., Catalog of Recorded Exploration Drilling and Mine Workings, Tri-State Zinc-Lead District--Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma. BuMines IC 7993, 1960, 13 pp.

2. Brockie, D. C., E. H. Hare, and P. R. Dingess, The Geology and Ore deposits of the Tri-State district of Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma, in Ore Deposits of the United States 1933-1967 (Graton-Sales Volume), V. 1. Am. Inst. Mining Metall. and Petr. Eng., 1968, pp. 400-430.

3. Clark, J. G., Towns and Minerals in Southeastern Kansas: a Study in Regional Industrialization 1890-1930. Kansas Geol. Survey, Spec. Distrib. Pub., no. 52, 1970, 148 pp.

4. Crane, W. R., Methods of Prospecting, Mining, and Milling in Kansas Lead and Zinc District. Kansas Geol. Survey, v. 8, 1901, pp. 177-387.

5. Ebanks, J. W., Jr., L. L. Brady, P. H. Heckel, H. G. O'Connor, G. A. Sanderson, R. R. West, and F. W. Wilson, The Mississippian and Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Systems in the United States--Kansas. U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 1111-Q, 1979, 30 pp.

6. Gibson, A. M., Wilderness Bonanza--The Tri-State District of Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Univ. of Oklahoma Press, Norman Oklahoma, 1972, 362 pp.

7. Haworth, E., History of Geography, Geology, and Metallurgy of Galena-Joplin Lead and Zinc. Kansas Geol. Survey, v. 8, 1904, pp. 1-126.

8. Hay, R., Geology and Mineral Resources of Kansas. Kansas State Bd. Agri. Bienn. Rep. no. 8, part 2, 1893, pp. 99-162.

9. Martin, A. J., Summarized Statistics of Production of Lead and Zinc in the Tri-State (Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma) Mining District. BuMines IC 7383. 1946, 67 pp.

10. McKnight, E. T., and R. P. Fischer., Geology and Ore Deposits of the Picher Field, Oklahoma and Kansas. U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 588, 1970, 162 pp.

11. Mote, R. H., Cadmium, in Minerals Yearbook--1950. BuMines, Washington, D.C., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1952, pp. 188-193.

12. Playton, S. J., R. E. Davis, and R. G. McClaflin, Chemical Quality of Water in Abandoned Zinc Mines in Northeastern Oklahoma and Southeastern Kansas. U.S. Geol. Survey Open File Rep. 78-294, 1978, 67 pp.

13. Ruhl, O., S. A. Allen, and S. P. Holt, Zinc-lead Ore Reserves of the Tri-State District, Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma. BuMines RI 4490, 1949, 59 pp.

14. Schoewe, W. H., The Geography of Kansas. Kansas Acad. Sci. Trans. v. 52, 1949, pp. 261-333.

15. Schoewe, W. H., The Geography of Kansas, Pt. 4, Economic Geography, Mineral Resources. Kansas Acad. Sci. Trans., v. 61, 1958, p. 359-468.

16. Seevers, W. J., Description of the Surficial Rocks in Cherokee County, Southeastern Kansas. Kansas Geol. Survey, Geology Series no. 1, 1975, 7 pp. [available online]

17. Shelton, J. E. and E. B. Miller, Cadmium, in Minerals Yearbook--1960 (v. 1). BuMines, Washington, D.C., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1961, pp. 289-296.

18. U.S. Bureau of Mines, Mineral Industry in Kansas, in Minerals Yearbook 1946-1970, Washington, D.C. U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1948-1972.

19. U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minor Metals, in Minerals Yearbook--198O (V. 1), Washington, D.C., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1981, pp. 923-936.

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