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Geochemistry of sediments in the US from the NURE-HSSR database

Geochemical analyses of sediment samples throughout the U.S. collected by the hydrogeochemical and stream sediment reconnaissance (HSSR) phase of the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program. This database contains 397,625 records.

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Source of the database:
USGS Open-File Report 97-492
Reformatted data from the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR) Program
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1997/ofr-97-0492/
Detailed documentation of the original database:
NURE manual

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