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Alaska Geochemical Database

Geochemical analyses of rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and heavy mineral concentrate samples in Alaska analyzed from 1962 through 2009

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# Records Sample type Size
108,966Rock 3.2M
92,694 Sediment 2.7M
6,869 Soil 171K
7,470 Mineral 178K
48,096 Concentrate1.5M
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Spreadsheet
AGDB2_txt.zip: Tab-delimited values, 111 MB expands to 1.7 GB
AGDB2_xlsx.zip: Microsoft Excel format, 160 MB expands to 169 MB
All records, multiple tables separated by sample media and groups of chemical analyses
Geographic information system
agdb2.zip: Shapefile, 5.4 MB expands to 30 MB
All records, sample ID, sample media type, and URL to full sample report
agdb-gdb.zip: File geodatabase, 115 MB expands to 1.4 GB
All records, all tables. See data dictionary for explanation of tables and fields.
Relational database
agdb2-csv.zip: Comma-delimited text, 127 MB zipped, expands to 1.3 GB
All records, all tables. See data dictionary for explanation of tables and fields.
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[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
About the database fields
Analytical methods and types of analysis
Publication:
USGS Data Series 759
Alaska Geochemical Database Version 2.0 (AGDB2)--Including "Best Value" Data Compilations for Rock, Sediment, Soil, Mineral, and Concentrate Sample Media
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/759/
USGS Data Series 637
Alaska Geochemical Database (AGDB)--Geochemical Data for Rock, Sediment, Soil, Mineral, and Concentrate Sample Media
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/637/

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