Rio Grande



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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data of the San Juan-Silverton Caldera complex, Silverton, Colorado, 2019

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected during 2019 along 1,467 line-kilometers in this area. The survey was flown at a mean flight height of 140 meters (m) above terrain and line spacings ranging from 150 m to 600 m. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Argon data for Poncha Pass Geologic Map

Full raw argon isotopic data for samples presented in a geologic map of the area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon geochronology data for La Garita caldera

Geochronology data to distinguish between and understand the origins of the units erupted from the La Garita caldera. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Data for a Comprehensive Survey of Fault Zones, Breccias, and Fractures in and Flanking the Eastern Espanola Basin, Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico

Data and analyses from 53 individual fault zones and 22 other brittle structures, such as breccia zones, joints, and veins, investigated at a total of just over 100 sites. Includes geologic maps; field observations and measurements; orientation, kinematic paleostress analyses and modeling; statistical examination of 575 fault trace lengths; mineralogy and chemistry of host and fault rocks. Data are provided in shapefile and CSV formats.

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Digital Data from Mineral Investigation of Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Study Area, Alamosa, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, and Saguache Counties, Colorado, USA

Tabular and geospatial data digitized from a U.S. Bureau of Mines that presented results of a mineral resource potential survey in this area. Georeferenced scanned plates are provided in JPEG format, other data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, CSV, and shapefile formats.

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Digital map of iron sulfate minerals, other mineral groups, and vegetation of the San Juan Mountains, Colorado, and Four Corners Region derived from automated analysis of Landsat 8 satellite data

Multispectral remote sensing data acquired by the Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) sensor were analyzed using a new, automated technique to generate a map of exposed mineral and vegetation groups in this area. Results are provided in ERDAS Imagine format.

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Gallium Deposits in the United States

Detailed descriptions of mineral deposits containing this commodity, including history, production, resource estimates, and geographic features. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and Esri file geodatabase formats.

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Geochemical data generated by projects funded by the USGS Earth Mapping Resources Initiative

Includes all geochemical data generated by each project partnership funded through Earth MRI and will be updated periodically as additional geochemical data from these projects becomes available.

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Global Geochemical Database for Critical Minerals in Archived Mine Samples

Chemistry and geologic information for historic ore and ore-related rock samples from mineral deposits in the United States and from archetypal deposits from 27 other countries. Data are provide in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and CSV formats.

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High Resolution Aeromagnetic Survey, Villa Grove, Colorado, USA, 2011

Data from a helicopter magnetic survey in this area to understand the nature of aquifers, the potential for geothermal energy resources, the likelihood of seismic hazards, and the geology of the northern Rio Grande rift. Data are provided in GXF grid and CSV formats.

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High resolution helicopter-borne magnetic and electromagnetic survey Eureka Graben area, Colorado September 1999

Survey parameters, data acquisition and processing procedures, and products of a 1999 airborne geophysical survey of this area. Data provided in GXF format and binary formats.

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Linear Deconvolution Mineral Maps of Compositionally Variable Dune Fields in the Western United States and Alaska

Results of a computational geospatial analysis (linear deconvolution) of thermal infrared emissivity imagery to determine the variation of mineralogical composition of aeolian deposits. Minerals include calcite, potassium feldspar, plagioclase, and quartz. Data are provided in GeoTiff format.

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Magnetotelluric sounding data, stations 1-9, Taos Plateau Volcanic Field, New Mexico, 2009

Magnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2009 in this area to improve understanding of the hydrogeology of the Santa Fe Group and the nature of the sedimentary deposits comprising the principal groundwater aquifers of the Rio Grande rift.

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Magnetotelluric sounding data, stations 1 to 22, Southern San Luis Valley, Colorado, 2006

Magnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2006 in this area to improve understanding of the hydrogeology of the Santa Fe Group and the nature of the sedimentary deposits comprising the principal groundwater aquifers of the Rio Grande rift.

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Magnetotelluric sounding locations, stations 23 to 46, San Luis Valley, Colorado, 2007

Magnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2007 in this area to improve understanding of the hydrogeology of the Santa Fe Group and the nature of the sedimentary deposits comprising the principal groundwater aquifers of the Rio Grande rift.

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National Geochemical Database on Ore Deposits: Legacy data

Chemistry and geologic information for nearly 30,000 historic ore and ore-related rock samples from mineral deposits and mining districts in the United States. Data are provided in Microsoft Access and CSV formats.

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Niobium Deposits in the United States

Detailed descriptions of mineral deposits containing this commodity, including history, production, resource estimates, and geographic features. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and Esri file geodatabase formats.

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Physical properties by geologic unit in the southern San Luis basin, New Mexico

Rock density and magnetic susceptibility measurements of samples drawn from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Principal facts of gravity data in the southern San Luis Basin, northern New Mexico

Gravity data were collected from 2006 through 2015 to assist in mapping subsurface geology in this area. Includes principal facts for 567 new gravity stations that were acquired to fill in gaps in previously-available gravity data. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Regional scale magnetotelluric data from the Rio Grande Rift and southern Rocky Mountains

Data from 102 magnetotelluric (MT) stations collected from 2012 through 2014 in this area to improve regional conductivity models of the western United States.

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Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and other natural occurrences of asbestos in the conterminous United States

Site-by-site information on 876 natural occurrences of asbestos reported within the conterminous US. Includes location, mineralogy, geology, and relevant literature for each asbestos site. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Shapefiles to accompany Colorado Mineral Belt revisited

Based on detailed information on the location of the Tertiary intrusions and mineral deposits, and on the control provided by the Proterozoic structures, all superimposed using GIS, a new outline of the Colorado Mineral Belt is proposed. Older representations are included for comparison. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Tantalum Deposits in the United States

Detailed descriptions of mineral deposits containing this commodity, including history, production, resource estimates, and geographic features. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and Esri file geodatabase formats.

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Tin Deposits in the United States

Locations, extent, and detailed characteristics and history of mineral deposits containing this commodity, including history of production, resource estimates, and extent of surface workings. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Transient Electromagnetic Sounding Data Collected in the San Luis Valley, Colorado Near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, and Alamosa National Wildlife Preserve (Field Seasons 2007, 2009, and 2011)

Time-domain electromagnetic (TEM) soundings were made in this area to map the location of a blue clay unit as well as suspected faults. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Tungsten Deposits in the United States (ver. 2.0, August 2020)

Detailed descriptions of mineral deposits containing this commodity, including history, production, resource estimates, and geographic features. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and Esri file geodatabase formats.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Zircon from the Manzano Mountains, New Mexico

Uranium-lead isotopic data and the crystallization age of zircon from a metamorphic rock from this area for geochronologic analysis. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb zircon data for: The Poncha Pass and Deadman Creek areas, northern Sangre de Cristo mountains of south-central Colorado

Raw analytical data, metadata and sample information for 20 zircon U-Pb age analyses from laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Data are provided in CSV format.

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USMIN Mineral Resource Data for the U.S. Geological Survey Sagebrush Mineral Resource Assessment Project

Locations of mineral occurrences, mines, mining and mineral districts and sites of active mineral exploration within or near the Department of the Interior (DOI) Sagebrush Focal Areas in Montana, Wyoming and Utah, central Idaho, and the Oregon-Nevada-Idaho border area. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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Visible, Near Infrared, Shortwave Infrared and Thermal Infrared Laboratory Spectra of Samples of Compositionally Variable Dune Fields in the Western United States and Alaska

Laboratory reflectance and emissivity spectral measurements of dune sand samples collected from a variety of dune types and mineralogical compositions from eight dune field locations in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico. Data are provided in CSV format.

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