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40Ar/39Ar Isotopic Data and Ages for Rocks from the Yukon-Tanana Upland of Eastern Alaska and the Northern Aleutian Range of South-Central Alaska

40Ar/39Ar isotopic data and ages for rocks from this area to support geological studies of the mineralization history of deposits in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Aeromagnetic Data of Alturas, California, and Surrounding Areas

Aeromagnetic survey data giving the calculated magnetic anomaly. Data are provided in CSV format.

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A geologic and mineral exploration spatial database for the Stillwater Complex, Montana

<p>The Stillwater Complex is a Neoarchean, ultramafic to mafic layered intrusion exposed in the Beartooth Mountains in south-central Montana. This igneous intrusion contains magmatic mineralization that is variably enriched in strategic and critical commo

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and inverted resistivity models, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 2017

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected in 2017 along 347 line kilometers. Includes processed AEM and magnetic data and inverted resistivity depth sections. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and inverted resistivity models, western Yukon Flats, Alaska, February 2016

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected during 2016 along 300 line kilometers in this area, flown at a nominal flight height of 30 m above terrain along widely spaced reconnaissance lines. Includes raw and processed AEM data, laterally-constrained inverted resistivity depth sections along all flight lines, and unprocessed and processed magnetic data. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, Big Sioux aquifer, October 2015, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data collected in 2015 along 769 line-kilometers including raw and processed AEM and magnetic data, processed AEM resistivity-depth inversions. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, East Poplar Oil Field and surrounding area, October 2014, Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected in 2014 in this area. The survey was flown at a nominal flight height of 30 m above terrain, line spacing of 200 m with a smaller area at 100 m. Includes raw and processed AEM data and spatially-constrained inverted resistivity depth sections, and unprocessed and processed magnetic data that has been drift corrected, leveled, and draped to terrain. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data from the western Hualapai Indian Reservation near Grand Canyon West and Peach Springs, Arizona, 2018

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data along 1,637 line-km at a nominal flight height of 30m above terrain (averaging 53m), with nominal line spacing 1 km or 4 km. Data provided are minimally processed AEM and magnetic measurements, fully processed AEM data were used to develop an included resistivity model.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, Iliamna Volcano, Alaska, June 2012

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data in 2012 along 556 line-kilometers over this volcano flown at a nominal flight height of 30 meters (m) above terrain with a nominal spacing of 250 m. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTiff formats.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data in Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park, 2001

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data, a total of 3065 line-kilometers, collected during October 2001 with line spacing 400m and nominal altitude of 30m. Includes raw and processed AEM data and magnetic data, in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, northeast Wisconsin

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data collected during 2021 over 3,170 line kilometers with nominal flight height of 30 - 40 m above terrain and nominal line spacing of 0.5 miles. Data are provided in Geosoft database, Geosoft grid, GeoTiff, Geosoft map, and netCDF formats.

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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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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, Silverton, Colorado, 2019

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data collected during April and May 2019 along 1,467 line-kilometers in this area. Data are provided in netCDF format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, southeastern San Joaquin Valley near Cawelo, California, 2016

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data to support groundwater salinity mapping and hydrogeologic framework development. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, Stillwater Complex, Montana, May 2000 (ver. 2.0, June 2020)

Data from a helicopter-borne electromagnetic and magnetic survey flown over this area area in 2000. Nominal elevation of the sensor was 60 meters. Survey coverage comprises 1,914 line kilometers. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey, southwestern San Joaquin Valley near Lost Hills, California, 2016

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data in this area to aid groundwater studies. Includes inverted resistivity model. Data are provided in CSV, plotted sections provided in PDF.

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Airborne Electromagnetic and Magnetic Survey, Yellowstone National Park, 2016 - Minimally Processed Data

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected during 2016 along 4,212 line-kilometers over this area. The survey was flown with a nominal line spacing of 450 meters or less, and mean flight height about 48 m providing depth of investigation about 500m. Data are provided in CSV format, flight lines in shapefile format.

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Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, Mississippi Embayment, and Gulf Coastal Plain, September 2021 - January 2022

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric data were acquired along 27,204 line-kilometers over this area. Data are provided in netCDF format.

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Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, November 2018 - February 2019

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric data were acquired in 2018-2019 along 16,816 line-kilometers flown at a nominal sensor flight height of 30 m above terrain with 6- to 12-kilometer spaced east-west flight lines to understand subsurface geologic structure and inform hydrologic models. Data are provided in CSV and GXF grid formats. Flight lines are provided in shapefile format.

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Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, November 2019 - March 2020

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric data were acquired from 2019 to 2020 along 24,030 line-kilometers over the Mississippi Alluvial Plain. Survey was flown at a nominal height of 120 m above terrain with 6-kilometer spaced east-west flight lines. Data are provided in ASEG-GDF2 format.

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Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey, Shellmound, Mississippi, March 2018

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric data were acquired in 2018 along 2,364 line-kilometers in this area at anominal sensor flight height of 30 m above terrain with 250 to 1,000-meter spaced flight lines. Data are provided in GXF grid, CSV, and GeoTiff formats.

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Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey, upper East River and surrounding watersheds near Crested Butte, Colorado, 2017

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric data collected in 2017 over 1,984 line-kilometers in this area. Data include inverted resistivity and IP models as well. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne Electromagnetic Survey Processed Data and Models Data Release, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 2016

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data were collected in 2016 along 4,212 line-kilometers over this area as part of a study of the subsurface geologic structure and geothermal and groundwater resources of Yellowstone National Park. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne Geophysical Surveys over the 2011 Mineral, Virginia Earthquake Area

Gravity, magnetic, and radiometric data obtained in airborne surveys conducted in 2012 with a flight line spacing of 200m and nominal height above ground 125m. Data are provided in GXF grid, GeoTiff, and CSV formats.

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Airborne Geophysical Surveys over the Eastern Adirondacks, New York State

Airborne geophysical surveys were conducted in this area in 2015 with a nominal survey height above ground of 200 meters and flight line spacing 250 meters. Includes magnetic and radiometric (gamma spectrometry) data from those surveys. Data are provided in Geotiff and CSV formats.

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Airborne horizontal magnetic gradient and radiometric survey over parts of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and western Kentucky - The Gap survey, 2021

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution horizontal magnetic gradient and radiometric survey over this area. Data are provided in netCDF, GeoTiff, and CSV formats,

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Airborne imaging spectrometer data collected for characterizing mineral resources near Nabesna, Alaska, 2014

Flight-line data for a hyperspectral survey using the HyMap sensor over this area in 2014 where porphyry deposits are exposed. The data are provided in imagery formats.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Boulder Batholith region, Montana, 2022

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over this area to support geologic mapping and characterization of mineral resource potential. A total of 34,041-line km of magnetic and radiometric data were acquired over an irregular-shaped area of 6178 km2. Data are provided in CSV, netCDF, and GeoTIFF formats.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Charleston, South Carolina and surrounds, 2019

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over Charleston, South Carolina and the surrounding region. Data packages in CSV format, TIFF images provided as well.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Columbia, South Carolina and surrounds, 2020

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey with goals of better understanding placer deposits containing critical mineral resources titanium, zirconium, and rare earth elements and of imaging the crystalline basement partly buried beneath Atlantic Coastal Plain sediments. Data are provided in CSV (magnetic) and netCDF (radiometric) formats as well as GeoTIFF images.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Ironton, Missouri area

Digital flight line data for a high resolution horizontal magnetic gradient and radiometric survey over this area. Flight line spacing was 300 m, mean terrain clearance was 140 m. Includes flight line data for the magnetic gradient survey, flight line data for the radiometric survey and a report describing the survey parameters, field operations, quality control and data reduction procedures. Data are provided in CSV format, flight lines are provided in shapefile format.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Munsungun region in northern Maine, 2021

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over this area to better understanding volcanogenic massive sulfide mineral deposits, sediment hosted manganese deposits, and their surrounding geologic framework. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTiff formats.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, northwestern Minnesota, 2021

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey of this area. A total of 40,139-line km of magnetic and radiometric data were acquired over an irregular-shaped area of 9140 sq km. Data are provided in CSV, GeoTIFF, and Geosoft formats.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey of the southeast Mojave Desert, California and Nevada

Digital flight-line aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric survey data over of the southeast Mojave Desert, parts of California and Nevada. Data files are provided in CSV as well as Geosoft binary database and grid exchange format (GXF).

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey of the Wet Mountains and surrounding region, Custer and Fremont Counties, south-central Colorado, 2021

Digital flight-line and gridded data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey of this area. A total of 17,032 kilometers were flown along the lines, covering a 2,200 square-kilometer irregular area.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over northwest Arkansas, 2019-2020

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution magnetic and radiometric survey over an area of northwest Arkansas. Data files in CSV format, with GeoTiff as well.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, southeastern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southern Indiana, 2019

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution magnetic and radiometric survey over an area of southeast Illinois, western Kentucky, and southern Indiana. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTiff formats.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, southeast Missouri and western Illinois, 2018-2019

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution horizontal magnetic gradient and radiometric survey over an area of southeast Missouri and western Illinois. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTiff formats.

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Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Virginia and North Carolina Fall Zone, 2021

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over this area. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTIFF formats.

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Airborne magnetic survey, Iron Mountain-Chatham region, central Upper Peninsula, Michigan, 2018

Digital flight line data for a high-resolution magnetic survey with line spacing 150 meters and nominal terrain clearance 80 meters over most of the study area. Data are provided as Geosoft databases and grids. Data over two small areas (less than 1 sq km combined) were redacted because those areas include multiple tracts of Native American lands.

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Airborne Magnetic Survey, Michigan Upper Peninsula Area, 2008

Digital flight line data from a high-resolution magnetic survey over this area. The survey was flown in 2008 by Aeroquest under contract to Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company using a fixed-wing aircraft with a magnetometer mounted in a tail stinger. The USGS has obtained this 66,074 line km subset of the survey dataset for public release. Data are provided in Geosoft database and CSV formats.

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Airborne magnetic survey over northeast North Dakota, 2000-2001

High-resolution, high-sensitivity aeromagnetic data to assess the area for anomalies and magnetic features pertaining to the local geology. Flight lines were spaced 0.25 miles (400 meters) apart in an east-west alignment. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTIFF formats.

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Airborne Magnetic Total-Field Survey, Iron Mountain-Menominee Region, Michigan-Wisconsin, USA

Airborne magnetic survey data collected from this area to better understand the lithology and structure of exposed and concealed Precambrian rocks in support of mineral resource investigations. Results are provided in Geosoft database, grid exchange format, GeoTiff, and CSV.

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Airborne Magnetic Total-Field Survey, Manchester Region, Iowa, USA

Airborne magnetic survey data collected from this area to understand Precambrian rocks concealed under Paleozoic sedimentary rocks in northeast Iowa. Data are provided in GXF grid and CSV formats. Flight lines are provided in shapefile format.

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Ar/Ar geochronology of samples from the Tonopah, Divide, and Goldfield districts, Nevada

Ar/Ar data are reported from minerals and rocks that were collected as part of a mineral resource investigation of this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon and geochemical data for: 40Ar/39Ar geochronology and petrogenesis of the Table Mountain Shoshonites, Golden, CO

Observational data supporting Argon-Argon geochronological analysis, along with geochemical analyses of basalt samples from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon and SHRIMP-RG Data for Magmatic Steam Alunite, Sericite, and Zircon from Alunite Ridge and Deer Trail Mountain, Marysvale, Utah

Samples of vein-type magmatic-steam alunite were collected from five mines and prospects in this area. Analysis by the 40Ar/39Ar method was conducted to constrain the timing and duration of magmatic activity affecting underlying rocks. In addition, a sample of a highly altered rhyolitic quartz porphyry dike was analyzed to determine a radiometric U/Pb date and quantify trace element concentrations. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon data for Klamath Mountains

Ar/Ar analysis of samples that record the mineralization of orogenic gold deposits in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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 data for Santa Cruz Basin

40Ar/39Ar data from samples in this area to provide age constraints on units in the relevant geologic mapping. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Argon data for Yellow Pine

Ar/Ar data for samples that record the mineralization 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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Audiomagnetotelluric data, Buffalo River watershed, Arkansas, 2017

Audio-magnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2017 in this area to understand geologic structure and lithologic variations.

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Audiomagnetotelluric sounding data in the Silverton Caldera complex, Colorado, 2018

Audiomagnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2018 in this area to understand subsurface geologic structure.

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Audiomagnetotelluric sounding data in the Silverton Caldera complex, Colorado, 2019

Audiomagnetotelluric station locations and data to characterize subsurface rock properties important for understanding surface water and groundwater quality issues, and also to improve knowledge of deep geologic structures that may have been conduits for hydrothermal fluids that formed mineral deposits.

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Audiomagnetotelluric survey to characterize the Sunnyside porphyry copper system in the Patagonia Mountains, Arizona

Audiomagnetotelluric (AMT) sounding data collected in 2008 in this area in support of assessments of concealed mineral resources.

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Bouguer gravity and magnetic susceptibility measurements at Iliamna Volcano, Alaska 2019

Gravity data collected in 2019 at 21 sites on and around Iliamna Volcano. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTiff formats.

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Bulk Chemistry and X-ray Diffraction Results from Alaskan Stoker-Boiler Fly Ash

Bulk chemistry and x-ray diffraction results of unreacted fly ash in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Bulk Chemistry Data from Alaskan Stoker-Boiler Fly Ash

Bulk chemical data for fly ash samples from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Carbonatite whole-rock and calcite geochemistry from the Bear Lodge alkaline complex, Wyoming and Mountain Pass mine, California

Whole-rock and calcite geochemical data are reported for twelve carbonatite samples collected from the Bear Lodge alkaline complex, a known occurrence of rare earth elements. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Chemical alteration index values and rare earth element data and expected ranges for regolith overlying the Stewartsville pluton, Virginia

Whole major element geochemical data used to calculate values of the chemical alteration index (CIA), data for Nd, Sm, Y, and total REE and expected ranges for total REE for samples of regolith overlying the Stewartsville pluton, Virginia. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Chemical analysis results for mercury and trace elements in vegetation, water, and organic-rich sediments, South Florida

Scanned paper report giving partial results of chemical analysis as well as summaries of notes and field and laboratory methods are presented for the chemistry of vegetation, water, and surficial sediments collected in 1994 and 1995 in this area. PDF format.

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Chemistry and Flow Data from Headwater Streams Draining Hydrothermally Altered Areas in Colorado

Stream water chemistry and streamflow data collected from 28 sites located throughout Colorado, USA. The sampled streams all drain high-elevation mountain watersheds in areas where the bedrock is hydrothermally altered and contains abundant sulfide minerals. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Chemistry, morphology, modal mineralogy, and photomicrographs of amphiboles and other minerals in the Ironwood Iron-Formation, Gogebic Iron Range, Wisconsin, USA

Information related to amphibole and other minerals in order that commercial, regulatory, and other entities may obtain a better understanding of their impact on potential resource development. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel CSV, annotated PDF reports including microphotographs and analytical results, and JPEG formats.

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Clayton Valley Geophysical Data Release

Reprocessed existing gravity data compiled from multiple sources, as well as newly collected gravity and ground magnetic data, and bulk densities and magnetic susceptibilities from outcrop, hand samples, and drill cores. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Combined results and derivative products of hydrogeologic structure and properties from airborne electromagnetic surveys in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain

Electrical resistivity results from two regional airborne electromagnetic surveys were combined to produce three-dimensional gridded models and derivative hydrogeologic products. This high-resolution information about hydrogeologic structure and properties to aid interpretations and hydrologic models. Data are provided in netCDF and GeoTiff formats.

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Contributions to the gold metallogeny of northern Nevada

Nevada is one of the Earth's premier gold producing regions, accounting for approximately 64 percent of the U.S and nine percent of the world total. The impact of these mines on nearby local economies and on our national balance of payments is profound, a

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Corescan Hyperspectral Core Imager, Mark III system data collected for the characterization of mineral resources near Nabesna, Alaska, 2014-2016

Hyperspectral analysis of rock samples using this equipment provide information on the composition and morphology of the minerals in the rock in microscopic detail. Data are provided as imagery in various formats.

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Crustal Architecture Beneath the Southern Midcontinent (USA) -- Data Grids and 3D Geophysical Models

Regional grid files and 3D voxel models were used to study crustal architecture. Includes grid files consist of surface grids used in the inversions, and calculated geophysical data grids produced by the inversions. Data are provided in GOCAD voxel and GXF grid formats.

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Database for Geologic and Structure Maps of the Kalispell 1 x 2 Degree Quadrangle, Montana, and Alberta and British Columbia

A Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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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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Dataset for mineral resource inventory of North Dakota

Compilation of previously published data on the distribution and character of mineral resources in this area. Data are provided in GeoTiff and shapefile formats.

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Data to accompany U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2019-5077: Geochemical and mineralogical study of the Red Mountain porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit and vicinity, Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Analyses of core and surface samples collected in and around this mineral deposit. Samples were collected and analyzed between 1980 and 2000. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Density and magnetic properties of selected plutons (granitoids) in the Great Basin, parts of California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Arizona

Physical property measurements rocks from this area, including station identifier, geographic coordinates, rock type, density, magnetic susceptibility, remanent magnetization, declination, and inclination where available. Data are provided in CSV format. Sample locations are provided in shapefile format.

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Density and Magnetic Properties of Selected Rock Samples from the Western U.S. and Alaska

Physical properties (density, magnetic susceptibility, and remanent magnetism) from 20,000 rock samples. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Density and magnetic susceptibility measurements on Precambrian rocks in the Iron Mountain-Menominee region, Michigan-Wisconsin

Rock physical property measurements to help understand causative sources of gravity and magnetic survey anomalies in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Digital Data for the Geologic Map of the Central Beaverhead Mountains, Lemhi County, Idaho, and Beaverhead County, Montana

Detailed geologic units and structural features of this area. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile 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 geologic map of the Elizabethtown Quadrangle, Essex County, New York

Digitized shapefiles representing surface geologic features depicted in Matthew S. Walton's unpublished 1960 geologic map of this area. Includes geologic units representing Precambrian basement rock, geologic structures, diabase dikes, mine shaft locations, and water bodies. Data are provided in shapefile and GeoTiff formats. Notes from the original map are provided in PDF format.

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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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Electron microprobe analyses of hydrothermal muscovite crystals from gold-bearing quartz veins of the Klamath Mountains, California, 2014 and 2019

Geochemical results of in situ electron probe microanalyses of hydrothermal muscovite associated with gold-bearing quartz veins from this area. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Electron microprobe analyses of sphalerite and hemimorphite from mine wastes from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Electron microprobe analyses of sphalerite and hemimorphite from sampled historical waste piles were conducted with a specific focus on germanium (Ge). Data are provided in CSV format.

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Electron microprobe data for monazite and xenotime used in consideration of gold deposit formation models

Electron microprobe geochemical data that is used to showcase differences in phosphates when derived from magmatic-hydrothermal systems compared to metamorphic-hydrothermal systems to improve understanding of the mechanisms by which some mineral deposits were formed. Data are provide in CSV format.

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Electron microprobe geochemistry of apatite crystals in the iron oxide-apatite ores of the Adirondack Mountains, New York, 2016-2017

Electron microprobe analysis of apatite for major and minor element geochemistry. Apatite is the main rare earth element host in these deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Electron Probe Microanalyses of apatite, rutile, and titanite from stream sediment and rock samples in the eastern Tanacross quadrangle, eastern Alaska

Electron probe data collected for apatite, rutile, and titanite to fingerprint porphyry-style mineralization near the Taurus deposit in eastern Alaska. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Elemental concentrations for bulk and size-fractionated mine waste from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Elemental concentrations for bulk and size-fractionated mine waste from sampled historical waste piles from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Environmental (hydrogen, oxygen, and sulfur) stable isotope data from the Elizabeth copper mine Superfund site, Vermont, USA

Stable hydrogen, oxygen, and sulfur isotope data were collected from surface water, groundwater, and bulk mill tailings samples at this mine in South Strafford, Vermont. Where available, supporting data for water samples include discharge, pH, specific conductance, and dissolved sulfate concentration. The water samples span a time period from August 1998 to October 2009. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Environmental tracer data from surface water and groundwater samples collected in Redwell Basin near Crested Butte, Colorado, 2017-2019

Environmental tracer data from surface water and groundwater samples to date groundwater and define groundwater flow paths and recharge sources in Redwell Basin. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Estimates of mineral abundances based on Rietveld refinement of X-ray diffraction data from mill tailings and other ore processing materials

Results of mineral abundance estimates based on Rietveld refinement of X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyses of mill tailings and other ore processing materials from worldwide localities. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Exposed Precambrian Bedrock in Part of Dickinson County, Michigan, and Marinette and Florence Counties, Wisconsin

Rock outcrop locations taken from geologic maps published from the 1940s until the late 1990s. Bedrock exposure locations were routinely recorded to provide both an indication of where direct observations were made, and as a guide for future investigations to expedite location of observable rock exposures. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Field and Laboratory data of pipe scale forming in acid mine drainage pipelines at Iron Mountain and Leviathan Mines, California

Data from pipelines from 2012-2015, includes water chemistry of the acid mine drainage, mineralogy of pipe scale (by X-ray diffraction and chemical extractions), and laboratory experiment results. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Fission Track Data and Ages of Apatite and U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Igneous and Detrital Zircon from Selected Rocks from the Lake Clark and Lake Iliamna Region of South-Central Alaska

Geochronological data of apatite and zircon from igneous and sedimentary rocks in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Fluid Inclusion Noble Gas Data From Goldfield and Tonopah Epithermal Au-Ag Deposits

Helium, neon, and argon isotopic compositions contained in fluid inclusions in 25 samples from these mineral deposits. Four mineral separates from the Butte Main Stage vein deposit and two from the Bingham pyrite-enargite vein deposits were also analyzed. Includes some hand samples from underground mine workings and some from mine tailings piles and pits. Data are provided in CSV 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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Garnet Lu-Hf Ages and Isotope Data for the Stibnite, Idaho Area

Garnet Lu-Hf ages of the schist of Moores Station Formation and a cross-cutting garnetiferous felsic dike in this area. These ages provide part of the early geologic history leading up to ore deposition. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical analyses of bauxite and associated rocks from the Arkansas bauxite region, central Arkansas

Major and trace element analytical results of samples of aluminum ore and nearby rocks in order to understand the prevalence of critical minerals there and in similar deposits. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, CSV, and shapefile formats.

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Geochemical analyses of rock samples collected from mineral deposits and intrusions of the Bokan Mountain peralkaline granitic complex, Prince of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska

Major and trace element chemistry of rock samples collected in this area, where surrounding rocks host numerous mineral deposits and occurrences. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Geochemical analyses of rock samples collected from the Dora Bay peralkaline igneous complex, Prince of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska

Geochemical analyses of rock samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey from surface exposures of host rock and REE-mineralized pegmatites and felsic dikes in this area to provide information on potential sources of co-product and by-product critical elements in domestic mineral deposits and to allow comparison with other REE deposits in peralkaline igneous complexes. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical analyses of rock samples collected from the Dotson and I and L rare earth element deposits of the Bokan Mountain peralkaline igneous complex, Prince of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska

Geochemical analyses of rock samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey from surface exposures of host rock and REE-mineralized pegmatites and felsic dikes in this area. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Geochemical analyses of surface water, groundwater and springs surrounding Mount Emmons near Crested Butte, Colorado (ver. 2.0, September 2020)

Inorganic chemical analysis of surface- and groundwater and springs in this area to understand natural versus anthropogenic inputs from mineralized and hydrothermally altered areas. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, CSV, and shapefile formats.

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Geochemical and 40Ar/39Ar Analytical Data of Rocks from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Major and trace element geochemical data and 40Ar/39Ar isotopic data and ages for rock samples collected during 2016 in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical and mineralogical analyses of uranium ores from the Hack II and Pigeon deposits, solution-collapse breccia pipes, Grand Canyon region, Mohave and Coconino Counties, Arizona, USA

Whole-rock geochemistry, X-ray diffraction, and electron microscopy analyses of samples collected from the uranium ore bodies of two mined-out deposits in this area to understand the formation of this type of mineral deposit. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, CSV, and PDF reports.

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Geochemical and mineralogical study of the Red Mountain porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit and vicinity, Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Extensive core drilling has delineated a large, deep seated, structurally intact deposit here. Distribution of elements and minerals determined for this study provide a zoning model applicable to similar deposits and useful for resource exploration.

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Geochemical and Modal Data for Mesoproterozoic Igneous Rocks of the St. Francois Mountains, Southeast Missouri

A compilation of new and previously published geochemical and modal analyses of Mesoproterozoic igneous rocks in this area. Includes major and trace element geochemistry and mineralogical composition as well as sample locations and characteristics. Data for 618 unaltered samples and 549 altered samples are provided as Microsoft Excel and as tab-delimited text.

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Geochemical and petrographic data for intrusions peripheral to the Big Timber Stock, Crazy Mountains, Montana

The Paleocene Fort Union Formation hosts a compositionally diverse array of Eocene plugs, dikes, and sills arrayed around the Eocene Big Timber stock in the Crazy Mountains of south-central Montana. The geochemistry and petrography of the sills have no

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Geochemical and X-ray diffraction analyses of drill core samples from the Canyon uranium-copper deposit, a solution-collapse breccia pipe, Grand Canyon area, Coconino County, Arizona

These samples and their geochemistry reflect the variation of base-metal sulfide and uranium oxide mineralization within ore zones of the Canyon deposit. The ore mineralogy, and thus rock chemistry, can vary over short intervals (centimeters). Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Geochemical characterization, acid neutralization potential, and phosphate removal capacity of modern and legacy iron and steel slag from the Chicago-Gary area of Illinois and Indiana, USA

Information about iron and steel slag samples in this area, including bulk chemistry, acid-base accounting, particle size analysis, synthetic precipitation leaching protocol results, and batch and column phosphate removal experiments. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical characterization of solid media from three watersheds that transect the basal contact of the Duluth Complex, northeastern Minnesota

Geochemical analyses of bedrock, soil, streambed sediment, and surface-water samples were collected and analyzed in three watersheds that cross the basal part of the Duluth Complex, northeastern Minnesota to document regional water quality in areas of potential base-metal mining, Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Geochemical Database for Iron Oxide-Copper-Cobalt-Gold-Rare Earth Element Deposits of Southeast Missouri

Geochemical analysis of samples from IOCG-REE type deposits in this area to facilitate petrologic studies, mineral resource assessments, and the definition and statistics of geochemical baseline values. Data are provided in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and tab-delimited text formats.

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Geochemical Database for Iron Oxide-Copper-Cobalt-Gold-Rare Earth Element Deposits of Southeast Missouri, 2016-2017

Sample description, location, and geochemical analysis of Mesoproterozoic igneous rocks and iron oxide-apatite-rare earth element and iron oxide-copper-cobalt-gold deposits in this area. Data are provided in Microsoft Access and tab-delimited text formats.

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Geochemical data for alkaline igneous rock units in the Cripple Creek district, Colorado USA: 1989-2016

New major and trace element geochemical analyses of alkaline igneous rocks in this area. of historic gold mining in order to characterize the tellurium and other trace element constituents of predominantly unaltered rocks genetically associated with mineralization, to help understand the mechanism of enrichment in these deposits. 75 samples were analyzed by a variety of modern techniques and instruments.

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Geochemical data for carbonatite samples from the Mountain Pass rare earth element deposit, southeast California

Whole-rock major, minor, and trace element geochemical data for carbonatite samples from this deposit. Samples include a suite of outcrop samples and a suite of composite samples. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical data for core and bottom-sediment samples collected in 2007 from Grand Lake o' the Cherokees, northeast Oklahoma

In this area of historical lead-zinc mining activity, studies such as this help to assess the possibility of human exposure to cadmium and lead through eating fish.

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Geochemical data for stream water and stream sediment samples from the northeast part of the Tanacross quadrangle, Alaska

Geochemical analyses of samples to understand which methods best delineate known mineral deposits in this area. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Geochemical data for stream water samples from streams around the Pogo Deposit and Black Mountain Au occurrences, Big Delta quadrangle, Alaska, 2021

Geochemistry of water samples were collected from 36 stream sample sites in areas that have known gold-rich mineral occurrences. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical data for the Elk Creek alkaline complex, southeast Nebraska

Analytical data from a suite of rock and mineral samples collected from drill core within the Elk Creek alkaline complex, which hosts the Elk Creek carbonatite, a multilithologic carbonatite enriched in niobium, rare earth elements (REEs), scandium, and titanium. Data are provide in CSV format.

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Geochemical data for the Thunder Mountain volcanic field and dikes in the Stibnite-Yellow Pine district region

Whole rock geochemical data for volcanic rocks in this area, both extrusive rocks and hypabyssal dikes. Major oxides and trace elements are included. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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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Geochemical data including mercury speciation for surface waters at the abandoned Greenwood Mine area, Prince William Forest Park, Virginia

Measured values of water properties, major- and trace-element concentrations in five sample in and near this abandoned mine.

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Geochemical Data Release for Gospel-Hump Wilderness Area, Magruder Corridor and Special Mining Management Zone Additions to the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area, and adjacent areas Idaho and Montana

Geochemical analyses of samples from stream sediments, magnetic heavy-mineral concentrates, nonmagnetic heavy-mineral concentrates, slightly magnetic to nonmagnetic heavy-mineral concentrates, and rocks. All were analyzed by semi-quantitative 6-step emission spectrography. Some of the stream sediment samples were also analyzed by flame-atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Data are provided in Microsoft Access format and as tab-delimited text.

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Geochemical Data Release for Idaho Primitive Area, including the contiguous Clear Creek-Upper Big Deer Creek Area, the Salmon River Breaks Primitive Area, the Sawtooth Primitive Area, and adjacent areas, central Idaho

Previously unpublished geochemical data from 1966-1984 projects to describe the geology, determine petrologic and geochemical characteristics and to evaluate the mineral resource potential of the primitive areas and of adjacent study areas. Data are provided in Microsoft Access, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Geochemical data supporting a comparison of apatite between regional magmatism and the Pea Ridge Iron Oxide-Apatite-Rare Earth Element (IOA-REE) and Boss Iron Oxide-Copper-Cobalt-Gold-REE Deposits (IOCG) deposits, southeastern Missouri, USA

High-spatial resolution geochemical analyses of Mesoproterozoic apatite crystals in igneous rocks from this area to elucidate the petrogenetic histories of the samples and help evaluate ore deposit models. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical data used in the tungsten skarn mineral resource assessment of the Great Basin region of western Nevada and eastern California

Chemical analyses for 46,955 samples collected in the Great Basin Tungsten assessment area, extracted from the USGS National Geochemical Database. Data are provided in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and tab-delimited text formats.

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Geochemical, mineralogical, and molecular scale speciation characterization of mine wastes from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Concentration, mineral hosts, and speciation of germanium in mine wastes from this site. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical re-analysis of rock and sediment samples from the Lower Middle Fork of the Salmon River collected as part of the Idaho Primitive Area Studies in the 1960's through 1980's

Geochemical data from the re-analysis of 44 rock samples collected between 1966 and 1970, and 107 sediment samples collected in 1966 and 1967 for a study investigating the mineral resources of this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemical reanalysis of rock and sediment samples from the Middle Fork and South Fork of the Salmon River collected in the mid-1960s through the early 1970s as part of the Idaho Primitive Area studies

Geochemical reanalysis of 23 rock and 85 sediment samples collected between 1966 and 1970 by USGS to characterize the regional impact of legacy mining in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemistry and Environmental Tracer Data for Groundwater, Stream Water, and Ferricrete Samples from Handcart Gulch, Colorado

Stream water, groundwater, and ferricrete samples were collected and analyzed to constrain the location of a possible concealed mineral occurrence. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Geochemistry and Environmental Tracer Data for Groundwater, Stream Water, and Soil and Sediment from North Quartz Creek, Colorado

Chemical data from stream water, groundwater, and soil samples collected in 2019 and 2020 in this area. Data from a tracer study is included as tool for understanding sources and loading rates of metals affecting stream water quality in a watershed affected by legacy mining and natural sulfide-weathering. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemistry, geochronology, and isotope geochemistry data for rocks and zircons from Mountain Pass, California

Whole rock geochemical analysis and, for zircons, isotopic composition to assess the genesis of igneous rocks that host the Mountain Pass rare earth element deposit. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemistry of ore, host rock, and mine waste pile samples of iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits of the eastern Adirondack Highlands, New York, in relation to potential rare earth elements resources, 2016-2018

A geochemical database for a regional subset of IOA ore and mine waste products, created because the apatite in these mineral deposits may also host rare earth elements. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemistry of rocks and rock fabric data near the hanging wall contact to the Reef Package, Stillwater Complex, Montana, USA

Whole-rock major, minor, and trace element geochemistry of rock samples collected from diamond drill holes that intersect the textural discontinuity at the top of the Reef Package from the underground working of the Stillwater Mine. Data are provide in CSV format.

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Geochronologic data from xenoliths near the Stillwater Complex, Montana

U-Pb isotopic data collected on zircon in xenoliths from the Sliderock Mountain and Susie Peak plutons using the sensitive high-resolution ion microprobe-reverse geometry (SHRIMP-RG) at Stanford University. Data are provided in CSV format, locations are provided in shapefile format.

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Geological assessment of cores from the Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire

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Geology and mineral resources of the North-Central Idaho Sagebrush Focal Area: Chapter C in Mineral resources of the Sagebrush Focal Areas of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming

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Geology and mineral resources of the North-Central Montana Sagebrush Focal Area: Chapter D in Mineral resources of the Sagebrush Focal Areas of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming

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Geology and mineral resources of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Oregon and Nevada), the Southeastern Oregon and North-Central Nevada, and the Southern Idaho and Northern Nevada (and Utah) Sagebrush Focal Areas

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Geology and mineral resources of the Southwestern and South-Central Wyoming Sagebrush Focal Area, Wyoming, and the Bear River Watershed Sagebrush Focal Area, Wyoming and Utah

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Geospatial Files for the Geologic Map of the Stibnite Mining Area, Valley County, Idaho

Geologic map units, faults, structural lines meaning axial traces, structural points like bedding strike and dip locations, cross section lines, drill core sample locations, open pit polygons or outlines, and general mining features such as the location of an adit. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Germanium 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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GIS Data for Geologic and Structure Maps of the Wallace 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle, Montana and Idaho

A Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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GIS Data for Geologic Map of Precambrian Metasedimentary Rocks of The Medicine Bow Mountains, Albany and Carbon Counties, Wyoming

Digital geospatial database for the geologic map of Precambrian metasedimentary rocks of the Medicine Bow Mountains. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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GIS Data for Geologic Map of the Challis 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle, Idaho

A Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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GIS Data for Geologic Map of the Salmon National Forest and Vicinity, East-Central Idaho

A Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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GIS Data for Geology of the Payette National Forest and Vicinity, West-Central Idaho

A Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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GIS Data for the Geologic Map of the Arlington Quadrangle, Carbon County, Wyoming

Geologic map data in GeMS format for this area at 1:24,000 scale. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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GIS Data (ver. 2) for Geologic Terranes of the Hailey 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle and the Western Part of the Idaho Falls 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle, South-Central Idaho

A Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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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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Gold veins near Great Falls, Maryland

Mining features digitized from Plate 2 of this report. Includes locations of adits, shafts, prospect pits, and trenches.Gold discovered in this area in 1861 was worked sporadically until 1960.

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Grain size, mineralogic, and trace-element data from field samples near Hinkley, California

Grain size distribution, photographic, and associated chemical and mineral analysis data for 36 sediment core and alluvium samples as well as SEM analysis on select grains from magnetic and heavy mineral separates collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV and JPEG formats with microprobe analyses presented as PDF reports with TIFF images.

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Grass Growth in Mining Wastes with Compost and Endophyte Additions

Phytostabilization reduces the mobility of inorganic contaminants by establishing or enhancing plant growth. For small, remote, or abandoned mines, phytostabilization may reduce potential environmental hazards, provided plants can establish and grow. We grew a widespread perennial grass in mining wastes with and without soil and microbial amendments to determine whether we could improve plant establishment and growth. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Gravity and physical property data in the Chico and Willows 1:100,000-scale quadrangles, California

Gravity, density, and magnetic susceptibility (for hand samples) measured in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Gravity Data in the eastern Mojave Desert, California and Nevada

Nearly 10,000 measurements of gravity governed by consistent parameters and adjustments to account for all of the common physical phenomena that affect these measurements. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Gravity data in the Wet Mountains area, southcentral Colorado, 2021 to 2022

Data from 261 measurements of gravity measured in this area to compliment newly collected airborne magnetic data for surface and subsurface geologic mapping and to aid the subsurface interpretation of mapped and concealed Ediacaran-Ordovician alkaline intrusions related to rare earth element (REE) mineralization. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Ground-based electromagnetic survey, Shellmound, Mississippi, October 2018

Shallow soil characteristics were mapped using an electromagnetic sensor in October 2018. Data were acquired by towing the sensor on a wheeled cart behind an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), with the sensor at a height of 0.432 meters (m) above the ground surface. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Ground-based gamma spectrometry data collected in northern Maine

Radiometric (gamma spectrometry) measurements made during walking surveys in this area. Data were collected over and in the vicinity of a radiometric thorium anomaly identified via an airborne survey. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Ground-based time-domain electromagnetic data and resistivity models near Manistee National Forest, Michigan, 2020

Ground-based transient electromagnetic data were acquired near Manistee National Forest, Michigan, to define the resistivity structure of the subsurface rocks.

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Ground conductivity measurements at selected National Wildlife Refuges, Montana and North Dakota, 2017-2018

Shallow subsurface electrical conductivity mapped at selected U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service managed lands in northeast Montana and northwest North Dakota in the winters of 2017 and 2018. Data are provided in CSV format, locations are provided in shapefile format.

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Helicopter magnetic and gravity gradiometry survey over the Pea Ridge iron mine and surrounding area, southeast Missouri, 2014

High resolution magnetic and gravity gradient data were collected in this area centered on the Pea Ridge iron oxide-apatite rare-earth element deposit. Flight lines spacing was 400 m, nominal flight height above terrain was 80 m. Includes flight line data for the gravity gradiometry survey and a report describing the survey parameters, field operations, quality control and data reduction procedures. Data are provided in CSV format.

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Survey of Mountain Pass, California

Aeromagnetic survey data from this area flown in 2016. This helicopter survey was flown at a flight-line spacing of 100 and 200 m, nominal elevation above ground of 70 m, for about 1,814 line-kilometers. Data are provided in GXF and shapefile 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 Airborne Gravity Gradiometry, Magnetic, and Radiometric Data of Mountain Pass, Southeast Mojave Desert, California

Detailed airborne gravity gradiometry, magnetic, and radiometric survey data for this area flown with flight-line spacing of 100 and 200 m, nominal flight-line elevation above ground of 70 m, for about 1,814 line-kilometers. Data are provided in CSV and Geosoft database (.gdb) format. Gravity and hillshade are in GXF grids.

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High-Resolution Airborne Radiometric Survey of Mountain Pass, California

Data obtained from a detailed airborne radiometric survey of this area flown by helicopter at a flight-line spacing of 100 and 200 m, a flight-line azimuth of 70 degrees, a nominal flight-line elevation above ground of 70 m, over about 1,814 line-kilometers. Radioelement data are presented for potassium (K), equivalent thorium (eTh), and equivalent uranium (eU). Data are provided in GXF format.

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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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Hydrologic reconnaissance to identify areas of emergent groundwater, Mineral Creek, near Silverton, Colorado, June 2020

Results of a field survey of emergent groundwater in this area to help characterize subsurface rock properties important for understanding surface water and groundwater quality issues, and to improve knowledge of shallow to deep faults and vein-structures that were conduits for hydrothermal fluids that formed mineral deposits. Data are provided in KML, CSV, and shapefile formats. Images of the locations are provided in JPEG format.

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HySpex© VNIR-1800 and SWIR-384 imaging spectrometer radiance and reflectance data, with associated ASD© FieldSpecⓇ NG calibration data, collected at Cripple Creek Victor mine, Cripple Creek, Colorado, 2017

Imaging spectrometer radiance data were acquired at this open-pit mine. Resulting images are provided in a binary format with associated .hdr files.

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Imaging spectrometer reflectance data, mineral predominance map, and white mica wavelength position map, Nabesna Quadrangle, Alaska

Reflectance, mineral predominance, and white mica wavelength position data calculated from an airborne hyperspectral imaging survey of this area using a HyMap sensor in 2014. Data are provided in a format generated by the ENVI software product, CSV, and GeoTiff.

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Indium deposits in the United States

Descriptions of the only U.S. sites-including mining districts, mineral occurrences, and mine features-that have reported production and (or) resources of indium (In). Data are provided in CSV, Esri file geodatabase, and shapefile formats.

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In situ geochemical data related to the gold-quartz veins of Grass Valley, California, 2014-2015

Geochemical data for pyrite crystals and native gold from two distinct vein sets in this area to better understand paragenesis of quartz veins in orogenic gold deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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In situ U-Pb dating of apatite and rutile from St. Francois Mountains IOA and IOCG deposits, southeast Missouri

Age dating of apatite and rutile samples from the iron oxide-apatite-rare earth element and iron oxide-copper-gold deposits hosted by the Mesoproterozoic rocks in this area. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Integrated investigations of environmental effects of historical mining in the Animas River watershed, San Juan county, Colorado

Major assessment of the environmental effects of historical mining in the Animas River watershed with GIS data files, tables, and plates.

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Isotopic ratios and element concentrations of U-Pb and Sm-Nd for scheelite petrochronology

Instrument, standard, and sample data from application of in situ laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry dating of scheelite in thin section, and sample data from isotope dilution thermal ionization mass spectrometry scheelite dating. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) geochemical data for apatite grains in rocks and stream sediments from the Taurus porphyry copper deposit area, eastern Tanacross quadrangle, Alaska

Laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) analyses of apatite provide trace element concentrations that support indicator mineral studies in this deposit. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Legacy Geochemical Data from Hardcopy Records of Selected Past U.S. Geological Survey Projects

Geochemical data from selected USGS projects from the 1960s-1980s that were previously not published as digital data. Includes geochemical analyses from 36,498 samples of various types using analytical methods and instruments that were current when those studies were carried out. Data are provided in Microsoft Access, shapefile, and CSV 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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Lithium 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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Lithogeochemistry and images of selected drill core samples from the Mineral Hill alkaline complex, Wyoming

Geochemical analysis, photographs and micrographs of rock samples and drill core materials from this area. Data are provided in CSV, images in JPEG format.

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Lithogeochemistry of selected surface and drill core samples from the Chrome and Iron Mountain areas of the Stillwater Complex, Montana

Whole rock geochemical analysis of sulfide- and chromite-bearing samples in this area, with specific interest in PGE, cobalt, and gold concentrations. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Locatable Mineral Assessment Tracts for the U.S. Geological Survey Sagebrush Mineral Resource Assessment Project

Locatable mineral resource assessment tracts (tracts of land) associated with 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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Low-Temperature Thermochronometric Data from the Revelation Mountains, Western Alaska Range, 2013-2018

Low-temperature thermochronometric data from 16 rock samples collected from this area, used to estimate cooling ages. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Magnetic and gravity studies of Mono Lake, east-central, California

Magnetic and gravity investigations were undertaken in Mono Lake to study regional crustal structures and to aid in understanding the geologic framework, in particular regarding potential geothermal resources and volcanic hazards throughout Mono Basin.

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Magnetic susceptibility measurements in the Wet Mountains, Colorado, 2021 to 2022

Rock magnetic susceptibility measurements collected to understand the sources of airborne magnetic survey anomalies in this area. A total of 808 measurements were collected over 50 locations to identify concealed Ediacaran-Ordovician alkaline igneous features and potential rare earth element deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Magnetic susceptibility measurements on hydrothermally altered rocks in the Silverton caldera, southwest Colorado

Magnetic susceptibility measurements on rock outcrops to help understand magnetic survey anomalies in this area. A total of 1,400 measurements of magnetic susceptibility from 87 locations have been conducted on Paleogene volcanic and plutonic rocks that have been hydrothermally altered. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Magnetotelluric data across the Southern San Andreas Fault Zone, California

Magnetotelluric soundings collected in 2019 to help inform depth-dependent fault zone geometry, fluid content and porosity in this part of the fault zone. Data are provided in MTH5 format.

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Magnetotelluric data from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Upper Michigan, 2015-2019

Magnetotelluric stations collected from 2015-2019 across parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to support regional investigations into the geologic and tectonic framework of the area and to support mineral resource investigations.

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Magnetotelluric data from Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, and Kentucky, 2016-2019

Magnetotelluric station data collected from 2016-2019 across parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, and Kentucky to support regional investigations into the geologic and tectonic framework of the area and mineral resource and geologic hazard investigations.

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Magnetotelluric data from Mountain Pass, California, 2015

Magnetotelluric (MT) data from 65 stations collected in 2015 in this area create a regional conductivity model near the Mountain Pass mine.

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Magnetotelluric Data from the San Andreas Fault, Loma Prieta CA, 1989-1990

Magnetotelluric data collected in 1989 and 1990 using USGS portable truck mounted systems that measure the distribution of electrical conductivity beneath the surface of the earth. This release provides digital information previously collected, recovered and reformatted for use with modern software. Data are provided in MT/EMAP formats.

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Magnetotelluric sounding data in the Silverton Caldera complex, Colorado, 2018

Magnetotelluric sounding data collected in July 2018 in the Silverton Caldera complex, Colorado, in the Southern Rocky Mountain Volcanic Field to understand the geologic structure of this area.

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Magnetotelluric sounding data in the Silverton Caldera complex, Colorado, 2019

Magnetotelluric station locations and data intended to help to characterize subsurface rock properties important for understanding surface water and groundwater quality issues, and also to improve knowledge of deep geologic structures that may have been conduits for hydrothermal fluids that formed mineral deposits.

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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 12, East-Central Tooele County, Utah, 2003

Magnetotelluric (MT) sounding data collected in 2003 along a north-south profile in this area to learn whether major mining districts in the Northern Nevada Gold Province are underlain by rocks of the Archean Wyoming craton, which are known to contain orogenic gold deposits, or by accreted rocks of the Paleoproterozoic Mojave province.

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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 data, stations 1 to 25, north eastern Nevada, 2003

Magnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2003 along a north-south profile west of Wendover, Nevada, to understand the rocks underlying mineral deposits in this area.

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Magnetotelluric sounding data, stations 26 to 36, north of Wells, Nevada, 2005

Magnetotelluric (MT) sounding data collected in 2005 along an east-west profile in this area, to know whether major mining districts in the Northern Nevada Gold Province are underlain by rocks of the Archean Wyoming craton, which are known to contain orogenic gold deposits, or by accreted rocks of the Paleoproterozoic Mojave province.

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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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Magnetotelluric survey to characterize the Sunnyside Porphyry Copper System in the Patagonia Mountains, Arizona

Magnetotelluric sounding data collected in 2008 in this area to help USGS understand concealed mineral resources.

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Major, minor, and trace element compositions of bulk drill core samples from the Duluth Complex

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Mallnock, Wolfram Camp, and Andrew Curtis Scheelite and Wolframite U-Pb Isotope Data

Uranium and lead isotope ratios from (1) scheelite from ore deposits near Mallnock, Austria, (2) wolframite from the Wolfram Camp mine, Australia, and (3) scheelite from the Andrew Curtis mine near Los Angeles, California. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Melt inclusion and mineral geochemical analyses supporting the evaluation of petrogenesis, degassing, and metallogenic potential of mid-Cenozoic rhyolite magmas in northern Nevada, USA

Geochemical analyses of silicate melt inclusions, host quartz phenocrysts, and biotite phenocrysts in samples of these rocks. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mineral abundances within bulk and size-fractionated mine waste from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Mineral abundances within bulk and size-fractionated mine waste from sampled historical waste piles from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mineralogical analyses of drill core samples from the Canyon uranium-copper deposit, a solution-collapse breccia pipe, Grand Canyon area, Coconino County, Arizona, USA

X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy analyses of drill core samples that typify the uranium-copper ore bodies of the Canyon deposit, to understand mineral deposits of this type. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, CSV, and PDF report formats.

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Mineralogical and Chemical Data for Heavy-Mineral Concentrate Samples Collected in the Taylor Mountains Quadrangle, Alaska, 2004-2008

Geochemical and mineralogical measurements of 819 samples of heavy mineral concentrates. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mineral Regions, Mines and Mineral Occurrences in the Carlin Area, Nevada

Locations of mines, mineral occurrences, and mining districts in this area of active gold mining, with additional information such as commodity, geology, deposit types, activity status, deposit resources, and mine production. Extent of surface workings is also included. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and CSV formats.

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Mineral resource assessment of the Custer National Forest in the Pryor Mountains, Carbon County, south-central Montana; with a section on geophysics

Discussion of the rocks and mineral deposits in this area, including grade and tonnage estimates, with a small amount of geochemical measurements.

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Missouri Breaks Project, Montana - Digitized aeromagnetic data

Previously created but unpublished map sheets were scanned, registered, and the contours were digitized. The point data released here were extracted from the digitized contour lines and include: latitude, longitude, and magnetic-field value (gamma). Data are provided in a fixed-field columnar text format.

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Molecular speciation of Ge within sphalerite, hemimorphite, and quartz from mine waste from the Tar Creek Superfund Site, Tri-State Mining District, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Oxidation state and bonding environment of Ge in minerals within mine waste from sampled historical waste piles from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mount Baker and Mount Adams Airborne Magnetic and Electromagnetic Survey Data, August 2002, Washington, USA

Flight line data for an airborne magnetic survey with nominal sensor height of 60m above terrain, flight-line data for a gravity gradiometry survey, with a report containing instrument and procedure details. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Multi-element geochemical analyses of samples from the Mesoproterozoic Nonesuch Formation and Copper Harbor Conglomerate at the Copperwood copper deposit, Western Syncline, Michigan, USA

Geochemical analysis of drill core samples from this rock unit to facilitate geologic studies of sediment-hosted stratiform copper deposits. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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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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Net acid production, acid neutralizing capacity, and associated geophysical, mineralogical, and geochemical characteristics of Animas River watershed rocks near Silverton, Colorado

Geochemical analysis of rock samples focusing on characteristics relevant to mine cleanup discussions

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New U-Pb Geochronology and Geochemistry of Paleozoic Metaigneous Rocks from Western Yukon and Eastern Alaska

U-Pb zircon isotopic data generated from analyses of 40 metaplutonic and metavolcanic rocks from this area as well as whole-rock major- and trace-element geochemical data for metaigneous rocks. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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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Oklahoma airborne magnetic surveys

Flight line data from airborne surveys conducted in 2017, provided in comma-separated values (csv format). Three areas were flown along a draped surface with a nominal survey height above ground of 120 meters. The flight line spacing for these areas was 200 to 400 m for Area 123, in southwestern Oklahoma; 1000 m for Area 4, in northwestern Oklahoma, and 800 m for Area 5, in north-central Oklahoma.

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Operation Basement: Missouri Precambrian Sample Database

Sample locations, location descriptions, lithology, mineralogy, and geochronological relationships of drill holes that penetrated the buried Precambrian basement in this area. Detailed well log and cutting descriptions are included if available. Data are provided in Microsoft Access and tab-delimited text formats.

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Oxide and cation compositions of feldspar grains from drill core of the Duluth Complex, Minnesota

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Petrophysical data collected on outcrops and rock samples from the eastern Adirondack Highlands, New York

Density and magnetic susceptibility measurements made on rocks and outcrops in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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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Phytostabilization in Polymetallic Tailings using Compost and Endophyte Additions

Hazard mitigation field experiment using the growth of native plants to stabilize mining wastes and potentially toxic elements in them (phytostabilization). Lab analysis of the materials for geochemistry and other pertinent characteristics of the soil and plants. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Preliminary report on water quality associated with the abandoned Fontana and Hazel Creek mines, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee

Water properties and water chemistry in an area containing abandoned mines where mine drainate is a concern.

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Preliminary results of sequential extraction experiments for selenium on mine waste and stream sediments from Vermont, Maine, and New Zealand.

Study of selenium in sample materials from these abandoned mines with mineralogical analysis as well.

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Preliminary scientific results of the Creede Caldera Continental Scientific Drilling Program, Chapters A-P

Compendium of geoscientific studies providing evidence for a model of ore formation for this mineral deposit.

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Preliminary scientific results of the Creede Caldera Continental Scientific Drilling Program: Rock magnetic studies of the Oligocene Creede Formation and prospects for a polarity stratigraphy

Rock magnetic studies in this area contribute to paleomagnetic stratigraphy and refine a model of ore formation.

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Preliminary scientific results of the Creede Caldera Continental Scientific Drilling Program; stable isotope geochemistry of the Creede Formation and implications for the origin of fluids responsible for hydrothermal vein minerals in the Creede mining district

Stable isotopic analyses of carbon, oxygen, and sulfur in multiple rocks and cores of this area refine a model of ore formation in this mineral deposit.

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Principal facts of gravity data collected in and around the eastern Adirondack highlands, northern New York

Gravity data were collected in 2016 and 2017 to assist in mapping subsurface geology in this area, where there are numerous iron-oxide apatite deposits which contain rare-earth elements. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Principal facts of gravity data from the Stillwater Complex, Montana, 2013-2014 and 2020

Gravity measurements were collected during 2013, 2014, 2020 at 168 sites on and around the Stillwater layered mafic complex. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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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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Principal facts of regional gravity data in northeast Iowa

Gravity data collected 2016 through 2018 at 1080 locations to assist in mapping subsurface geology in northeastern Iowa. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Principal facts of regional gravity data in the central Upper Peninsula, Michigan, and northeastern Wisconsin

Gravity data collected from 2016 through 2019 to assist in mapping surface and subsurface geology in this area. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Qualitative Mineral Potential Map of Tungsten Skarn in the Yukon-Tanana Uplands, Eastern Alaska, USA, 2021

GIS data that map potential for tungsten skarn mineralization in permissive tracts in the Yukon-Tanana Uplands, Eastern Alaska, along with tables listing keywords and procedures used to produce the permissive tracts and score them for mineral potential. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, KML and CSV formats.

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Reanalysis of Additional Selected Archived NURE-HSSR Sediment Samples from Idaho and Montana

Reanalysis of existing samples provides more precise and accurate geochemical data because newer methods can be used. Stable isotopes of lead were also included. Data are provided in Microsoft Access, CSV, and shapefile formats.

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Reanalysis of Selected Archived NURE-HSSR Sediment and Soil Samples from Alaska

New analysis of existing samples from this area, to improve precision and accuracy and consistency of the measurements with those made on newly-collected samples. Data are provided in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, CSV, and shapefile formats.

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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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Relational database for the geology of the northern Rocky Mountains; Idaho, Montana, and Washington

Geologic map unit and lithologic descriptions used in Open File Report 2005-1235, with extensive bibliographic references to geologic literature that could not be included in the spatial database.

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Re-Os Geochronologic Data for Porphyry Deposits in the Yukon-Tanana Upland, Eastern Alaska

Isotopic composition and calculated geochronology in order to date the mineralizing events in these hydrothermal systems. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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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SHRIMP U-Pb and LA-ICPMS U-Pb geochronologic data for igneous and metasedimentary rocks in central Idaho mineral province, U.S.A.

Geochronologic study of emplacement ages for plutons of the Cretaceous Idaho batholith and detrital zircon ages for metasedimentary rocks, west-central Idaho. Data are provided in CSV format.

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SHRIMP U-Pb geochronologic data for zircon and titanite from Mesoproterozoic rocks of the St. Francois Mountains terrane, southeast Missouri, U.S.A.

Data for a geochronologic study of Mesoproterozoic rocks in this area. Zircon, plus one sample of titanite, from fifty samples of metaigneous rocks were dated by sensitive high resolution ion microprobe (SHRIMP). Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Solid and aqueous geochemistry for mill tailings and other ore processing materials

Geochemical analyses of solid mill tailings and other ore processing materials from worldwide localities, and leachates from those samples. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Spatial data associated with tungsten skarn resource assessment of the Northern Rocky Mountains, Montana and Idaho

Resource assessment and supporting data including permissive tracts, mineral sites in the study area, geologic units, geologic maps, stream sediment geochemistry, whole rock chemistry, airborne radiometric data, and lower frequency content EMAG2 data. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Spatial databases for the geology of the Northern Rocky Mountains - Idaho, Montana, and Washington

The spatial databases represent the original content of 43 published geologic maps, provide normalized map unit descriptions, and provide additional information and interpretation not in the original reports.

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Stillwater Complex, Montana - Logs of core drilled by AMAX, 1969 to 1977

Scanned drill core logs and explanatory material provided in PDF format. Hand-written notes provided in CSV format. Locations provided in shapefile format.

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Stillwater Complex, Montana: Logs of core drilled by Anaconda in the Benbow area, 1969 to 1973

Scanned drill core logs and explanatory material provided in PDF format. Hand-written notes provided in CSV format. Locations provided in shapefile format.

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Stillwater Complex, Montana: Logs of core drilled by Anaconda in the Nye Basin area, 1968 to 1982

Images of graphic drill core logs showing associated drill core information, explanation for the lithology and structure sections of the logs, locations of the drill holes, and tabular data compiled from handwritten notes on the logs. Data are provided in TIFF, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Stillwater Complex, Montana: Logs of core drilled by Chrome Corporation of America in the Mountain View area, 1988 to 1990

Images of graphic drill core logs showing associated drill core information, an image of the explanation for the lithology and structure sections of the logs, the locations of the drill holes, and tabular data compiled from handwritten drill core logs. Data are provided in TIFF and CSV formats.

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Stillwater Complex, Montana: Logs of core drilled by Cyprus in the Chrome Lake area, 1971 to 1980

Historical context of minerals exploration in this area including the locations of drill cores and lithologic, structural, grain size, and chromite, sulfide, copper, and nickel mineralization. Data are provided in TIFF images, with originally hand written information provided in CSV format, and location information as shapefiles.

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Stillwater Complex, Montana--logs of core drilled by Stillwater Mining Company and Anaconda Copper Corp. in the Stillwater Mine area, 1983 to 1989

Scanned images of graphic drill core logs showing associated drill core information, explanatory information, and tabular data drawn from handwritten notes on the logs. Data are provided in TIFF and CSV formats.

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Stillwater Complex Rock Outcrop Database

Polygons that describe areas of rock outcrop in the area of the Stillwater Complex, Montana from published reports and field mapping sheets. Includes both legacy data and outcrops from recent field mapping. This dataset contains overlapping polygons, as some areas had mapping from different sources that overlapped the same locations. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Stillwater Complex Strike and Dip Database

Geologic structure strike and dip information from this area from pre-existing digital strike and dip information and from digitizing strike and dip locations from georeferenced map images. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Strontium isotopic data from the Mount Emmons-Redwell area, Crested Butte, Colorado

Strontium isotopic data from water and rock samples collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Structural geologic orientation data for primarily Proterozoic aged rocks, eastern-central Rocky Mountain Front Range, Colorado

This data release consists of point data digitized from structural geologic orientation symbols consisting of mostly foliations and lineations from twenty-three geologic maps published between 1964 and 2009, primarily 7.5-minute, 1:24,000 scale quadrangles. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, CSV, and Microsoft Excel formats.

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Structural measurements and their calculated surface traces, South Kawishiwi area, Duluth Complex, Minnesota

Structural measurements taken from this area and surface traces of the structural measurements. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Sulfide Electron Microprobe Analyses and Petrography of Mineralized Samples from the Stratabound Sheep Creek Sediment-Hosted Zn-Pb-Ag-Sn Prospect, and SHRIMP U-Pb Zircon Data for Metaigneous Rocks in the Bonnifield Mining District, Healy Quadrangle, AK

Electron microprobe analyses of cassiterite, chalcopyrite, galena, pyrite, sphalerite, and tetrahedrite from drill core and outcrop samples at this location, and radiometric dates of rocks in this mining district. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Sulfur isotope analyses of mineral deposits: sulfide minerals in epithermal veins of the Lowland mining district, Montana, USA and anhydrite associated with the Black Angel zinc-lead-silver deposit, Greenland

Sulfur isotope determinations (34S/32S ratios) for sulfur-bearing minerals collected from epithermal veins in this area and from metasedimentary rocks that host the Black Angel zinc-lead-silver deposit. Samples were collected by cooperators as parts of larger ore genesis studies. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Surfaces representing the basal mineralized zone in the South Kawishiwi, Bathtub, and Partridge River Intrusions, Duluth Complex, Minnesota

Grids representing the copper-nickel-platinum group element mineralized zone found in these intrusions. Includes elevation of the bottom and top of the zone, and measures of the thickness of the zone. Data are provided in Esri Grid and CSV formats.

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Table of Electron Probe Microanalyses of Native Copper and Sulfide Minerals from the White Pine Sediment-hosted Copper Deposit, Michigan

Electron microprobe geochemical data to evaluate whether unconventional critical element resources may be associated with sediment-hosted copper systems in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Tables of electron probe microanalyses from the Copperwood sediment-hosted stratiform copper deposit, Michigan, USA

Electron microprobe analyses of ore minerals from this deposit in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Minerals include bornite, chalcocite, native copper, native silver, and pyrite, analyzed for Ag, As, Co, Cu, Fe, Hg, Ni, Pb, S, Sb, and Zn. Data are provided in CSV 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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Tellurium 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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Thin section images of AMAX drill core from the Stillwater Complex, Montana

Photographs and micrographs of rock taken from cores in this area. Data are provided in JPEG and CR2 formats.

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Thin section images of drill core and hand samples from the South Kawishiwi Intrusion, Duluth Complex, Minnesota

Lithologic and textural information for hand samples and drill core from this rock body, to study copper-nickel-platinum-group element mineralization that occurs at this locality. Data are provided in JPG and CR2 formats.

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Thin section images of drill core and hand samples from the Stillwater Mine area, Stillwater Complex, Montana

Photographs and micrographs of hand samples and drill core from this area to study platinum-group element reef-type mineralization that occurs in the J-M Reef of the Stillwater Complex. Data are provided in JPEG and CR2 formats.

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Thin section images of drill core from the Chrome Lake area in the Stillwater Complex, Montana

Photomicrographs, lithologic and textural information for drill core from this area to study contact-type mineralization that occurs near the lower contact (Basal series and hornfels rocks) of the complex. Data are provided as JPG and CR2 images.

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Thin section images of drill core from the Crescent Creek area in the Stillwater Complex, Montana

Photographic images of thin sections of drill core from this area to study contact-type copper and nickel sulfide mineralization there. Data are provided in JPEG and CR2 formats, with a shapefile giving locations of the cores.

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Thin section images of hand samples from the Crocodile Lake and Cucumber Lake Intrusions, Duluth Complex, Minnesota

Lithologic and textural information for hand samples collected from these rock bodies, to study copper-nickel-platinum-group element mineralization that occurs there. Data are provided in JPG and CR2 image formats.

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Thin section images of xenoliths from north of the Stillwater Complex, Montana

Micrographs (photographs taken using a microscope) of xenoliths (pre-existing rock material included in younger rocks) in this area, to understand the formation of mineral deposits there. Data are provided in JPEG and CR2 formats.

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Three GIS datasets defining areas permissive for the occurrence of uranium-bearing, solution-collapse breccia pipes in northern Arizona and southeast Utah

Data to determine the distribution of uranium deposits, breccia pipes, and collapse features and define areas permissible for uranium-bearing breccia pipes in northern Arizona and southeast Utah. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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TIMA-X Bright Phase Analysis of Platinum-Group Minerals in Selected Samples from the Chrome and Iron Mountain areas of the Stillwater Complex, Montana

Bright phase and energy-dispersive spectroscopic analyses were performed to evaluate platinum-group element and mineral distribution in a variety of rock types from the lower stratigraphy of the Stillwater Complex in Montana. Data are provided in CSV format, supporting analytical data are provided as PDF reports and TIFF images.

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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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Titanium concentrations in stream sediments from the Atlantic Coastal Plain of the southeastern U.S. (1975-1999)

Titanium concentrations of 3,457 stream sediments extracted from the previously published National Geochemical Survey dataset. Data are provided in shapefile and CSV formats.

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Titanium-vanadium deposits hosted in mafic-ultramafic layered intrusions and massif anorthosite intrusions from around the world

Information on titanium-vanadium deposits hosted in mafic-ultramafic layered intrusions and massif anorthosite intrusions from around the world. Includes only deposits with reported grade and tonnage information. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile 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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Tungsten skarn mineral resource assessment of the Great Basin region of western Nevada and eastern California - Geodatabase

Geochemical, geophysical, geological, and mineral resource data supporting an assessment of undiscovered tungsten skarn deposits in this area. Permissive tracts and other information derived from the analysis are provided in shapefile, CSV, and Esri file geodatabase formats.

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U-Pb age determinations of uraninite by electron microprobe analyses of ore samples from two solution-collapse breccia pipe uranium deposits, Grand Canyon region, northwest Arizona, USA

Electron microprobe spot analyses of U, Th, and Pb concentrations in uraninite (U oxide) particles, and corresponding calculated age determinations, measured in samples of ore from two uranium-copper breccia pipe ore bodies in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Ages, Hafnium Isotope Ratios, and Trace Element Concentrations by Laser-ablation Split Stream (LASS) Analysis of Igneous and Metamorphic Zircons from the Yukon-Tanana Upland, Eastern Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and ages, Hf isotope data, and trace element concentrations of zircon from igneous rocks collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Ages, Hafnium Isotope Ratios, and Trace Element Concentrations by Laser-Ablation Split Stream (LASS) Analysis of Igneous Zircons from the Western Alaska Range

Geochronological analysis of radiogenic isotopes in rocks in this area to understand the history of formation of the rocks and may provide insight to mineral resource formation. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar Geochronologic Data for Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Alaska

Isotopic data and ages for selected igneous bedrock samples collected in 2001 through 2003 from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Dataset from late Paleozoic record of the Eastern Shelf of the Permian Basin

Radiometric ages from zircons in this area are used to investigate changes in provenance in this region as a result of a changing hydroclimate and tectonics. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb detrital zircon data for: lower Paleozoic sedimentary rocks near Silverton, CO USA

Laser ablation ICPMS U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology data to supports mapping and stratigraphic interpretations of this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb detrital zircon data for: Select Pennsylvanian-Triassic sedimentary rocks from Colorado

Geochronological data to understand the history of these rock formations. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology of cores and cuttings from selected wells in Arctic Alaska

U-Pb ages of zircon from borehole samples to determine a maximum depositional age of the geologic units and provenance of the zircon in the samples. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon and Volcanic Zircon Grains from the Torok and Nanushuk Formations, Arctic Alaska, 2021

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages of zircon grains from 27 sedimentary samples and one volcanic ash sample from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon from Selected Rocks from Southwestern Alaska and the Yukon-Tanana Upland and Environs of Eastern Interior Alaska and Eastern Yukon, Canada

Geochronology data obtained through radiometric dating of rocks in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon Grains and Graptolite Fossil Data from Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Livengood area, and Seward Peninsula, Alaska - 2018

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages of detrital zircon grains and fossil identifications and age assignments from a select sedimentary rocks in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon Grains, Whole Rock Major and Trace-element Geochemistry, and Whole Rock Isotopic Data from Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Medfra area, and Livengood area, Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages, whole rock major and trace-element geochemistry, and whole rock Sr, Nd, and Pb isotopic data to understand history and process of formation of these rocks. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Titanite and Detrital Zircon from Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages of titanite from one sample and detrital zircon grains from 33 sedimentary and metasedimentary rocks collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Zircon and Titanite from Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Northern Aleutian Range, Taylor Mountains, and Tikchik Mountains Regions, Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and ages of zircon and titanite from igneous and metamorphic rocks collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Zircon and Titanite from Rocks from the Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska

Uranium-lead isotopic data and crystallization ages of zircon and titanite from igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks collected from this area for geochronologic analysis. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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 SHRIMP and 40Ar/39Ar geochronologic data and backscatter electron (BSE) and panchromatic cathodoluminescent (CL) imagery of sample materials for study of dikes, country rock, and alteration systems, Butte, U.S.A.

Geochronological data using several different techniques, for a multidisciplinary study of dikes, country rock, and alteration systems in which mineral deposits may form. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and CSV formats.

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U-Pb zircon data for: Cretaceous plutonic rocks of western Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Geochronologic analyses to determine the ages of the plutonic rocks in the Glacier Bay area. Five samples were dated by laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry U-Pb methods. These analyses contribute to understanding the geologic history of this area. Sample locations and characteristics, along with measured isotopic ratios and calculated ages are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb zircon data for igneous units related to mineralization in the eastern Yukon-Tanana upland, eastern Alaska

Radiometric ages determined from analysis of zircon crystals in this area where mineral deposits are found. 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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U-Pb zircon geochronology data from Eocene igneous rocks in the Stibnite-Yellow Pine mining district and vicinity, Idaho

Geochronology data to determine the ages of Challis igneous rocks in this area to help understand the stratigraphy and lithologic characteristics of these igneous rocks. Data are provided in CSV format..

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Updated aeromagnetic and gravity anomaly compilations and elevation-bathymetry models over Lake Superior

New gravity and magnetic compilations and elevation-bathymetry models compiled for the Lake Superior region, providing continuous sets of observations for geologic interpretations spanning political boundaries such as US States and the US-Canada border where bedrock geology is largely concealed beneath glacial deposits and surface water. Data are provide in GeoTiff, GXF, and CSV (for gravity station data) formats.

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Update of the Mineral Resources Data System for California including Mineral Deposit Types

Improved information on deposit model (type) in records of this older USGS database describing sites that are located in California. Includes a list of additional deposit types needed to properly categorize the California locations. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, CSV, and Esri personal geodatabase (Microsoft Access) formats.

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Uranium-Lead Ages, Hafnium Isotope Ratios, and Trace Element Concentrations by Laser-Ablation Split Stream (LASS) Analysis of Igneous Zircons from the Darby Mountains Area, Seward Peninsula, Alaska

Geochronological and geochemical data for rocks in this area. 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 and Near Infrared (VNIR) and Short Wavelength Infrared (SWIR) Spectra of Select Rock Cores and Waste Material from Nine Uranium Mine Sites in Karnes and Live Oak Counties, Texas

Laboratory reflectance measurements of sandstone, tuffaceous mudstone and claystone rocks and sediment known to host roll front Uranium deposits, in support of efforts to map the distribution and morphology of mine waste features in this area. Data are provided in CSV format. Locations in shapefile format.

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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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Water and sediment geochemistry data from the vicinity of Yellow Pine, Idaho

Water characteristics (measured in situ) and laboratory geochemical analysis of water and sediment in this area to quantify the increase in dissolved constituents in streams attributable to historical mining activity. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Water, Soil, Rock, and Sediment Geochemistry Data from the Vicinity of Yellow Pine, Idaho, 2015-2017

Data collected to determine geologic background concentrations of trace metals in water and stream sediment, and to quantify the increase in dissolved constituents in streams attributable to historical mining activity in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Whole Rock Density, Magnetic Susceptibility, and Radiometric Measurements of a Rare Earth Element Terrane, Southeastern Mojave Desert.

Rock property measurements including density, magnetic susceptibility, and radiometric concentrations to understand structural and geophysical relationships associated with rare earth element mineral deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Whole-rock geochemical data for alkaline intrusive rocks in the Wet Mountains area of Custer and Fremont Counties, south-central Colorado, USA

Whole-rock major and trace element analyses of 51 samples of breccias, veins and thin dikes, and a variety of carbonatite, felsic, mafic, and ultramafic intrusions across the area to understand the mineralization of rare earth elements and thorium in this area. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Whole-rock geochemical data for the Bear Lodge alkaline complex, Wyoming: 2009 - 2013

Geochemical analysis of alkaline igneous rocks, carbonatites, and weathered and oxidized samples in and near a rare-earth element deposit. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel format.

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Whole rock geochemical data from the eastern part of the Yukon-Tanana Upland region, Alaska, USA

Whole rock chemistry on 185 samples, mostly from Au prospects, with lesser samples from porphyry Cu prospects in this area. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Whole Rock Major and Trace Element Chemistry for Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks from the Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska

Whole-rock geochemistry data for 753 igneous and metamorphic rocks from this area. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel format.

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Whole Rock Major and Trace Element Chemistry for Igneous and Sedimentary Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Alaska

Whole rock major and trace element data for 399 igneous and sedimentary rock samples collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Whole Rock Major and Trace Element Chemistry for Igneous Rocks from Tyonek, Lime Hills, Talkeetna, McGrath, and Lake Clark Quadrangles, Western Alaska Range, Alaska

This data release contains whole rock major and trace element data for 69 igneous rock samples collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Whole-Rock Major-Major-Element Chemistry Data for Granitic Rocks on the Kern Plateau, Southern Sierra Nevada, California

Geochemical analysis of 74 samples for major-element oxides (SiO2, Al2O3, Fe Total, MgO, CaO, Na2O, K2O, TiO2, P2O5, and MnO) by X-ray fluorescence (XRF) conducted in the 1980s. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, CSV, and DBF formats.

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Whole rock major, minor, and trace element geochemistry of the upper part of the Mount Emmons-Redwell porphyry molybdenum (Climax-type) deposit, Redwell Basin, Crested Butte, Colorado

Whole rock major, minor, and trace element geochemical data from outcrops, waste rock piles, and drill core from the upper part of this deposit, the associated base metal vein system, and the surrounding hydrothermally altered to unaltered country rock. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Whole rock, soil, sediment, x-ray diffraction, and electron microprobe analyses of samples from the Orange Hill-Bond Creek area, Nabesna Quadrangle, Alaska

Geochemical, x-ray diffraction mineralogical, and electron probe microanalysis (EPMA) data on rocks, soils, and sediments collected near porphyry copper deposits in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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X-ray Diffraction Results from Alaskan Stoker-Boiler Fly Ash

Mineralogical and geochemical analysis of samples of this industrial waste material to help understand effects on human health of exposure to these materials. Data are provided in CSV format.

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X-ray Fluorescence Geochemistry of Columbia River Basalt Group Rocks in the Western Columbia River Gorge

Major- and trace-element analyses were performed by X-ray fluorescence. Data are provide in CSV format.

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Zircon Trace Element Data for Igneous Units Related to Mineralization in the Eastern Yukon-Tanana Upland and nearby areas, Eastern Alaska

Geochemical analyses of zircons in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Zircon U-Pb age and trace element data for Cenozoic igneous rocks in the Tonopah area, Nevada

U-Pb ages and concentrations of selected trace elements were analyzed in zircon crystals from nine samples of Cenozoic igneous rocks collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Zircon U-Pb data for Proterozoic rocks in southwestern Colorado and rocks from drill core from Wyoming, Montana, and Nebraska

U-Pb zircon data and geochronology for Proterozoic rocks in this area to better understand the tectonic evolution of the area. Samples are from drill cores, part of a larger characterization of the age and geochemical character of basement terranes in the United States. Data are provided in CSV format.

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