Gravimeter measurement

Use of a specialized instrument for measuring the earth's gravity at a given location.
This category is also used for gravimetry and gravimetric methods.
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Introduction to potential fields: gravity

Explanation of the Earth's gravitational field, emphasizing how USGS scientists measure gravity and portray these measurements on maps. Explains terminology of gravity anomaly maps and their relationship to the rock types and other geologic features.

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Principal facts for gravity stations and physical property measurements in the Lake Mead 30x60 minute quadrangle, Nevada and Arizona

Gravity data were collected in support of geologic mapping of the quadrangle. In addition, older gravity data were reprocessed for consistency and included, as well as 250 measurements of density and magnetic susceptibility.

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A preliminary investigation of the structure of southern Yucca Flat, Massachusetts Mountain, and CP basin, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, based on geophysical modeling

Maps showing aeromagnetic survey results, locations of gravity station data, and discussions of processing within the report

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A summary of data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey at Dasht-e-Nawar, Afghanistan, in support of lithium exploration, June-September 2014

USGS collaboration included providing analysis of Landsat imagery; gravity measurements of sediment and rock samples; oversight of passive seismic data collection and subsequent analysis; and analysis of the chemistry and mineralogy of subsurface samples.

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Aeromagnetic and gravity data over the central Transantarctic Mountains (CTAM), Antarctica

Gridded and tabular magnetic data and gravity station observations. Maps depicting the data are included in the report.

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Aeromagnetic and gravity surveys in Afghanistan

Collection of historical gravity and aeromagnetic data in Afghanistan (1911 through 1967)

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Aeromagnetic data centered over Skelton Neve, Antarctica

Gridded aeromagnetic and ground-based gravity station data

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Aeromagnetic, gravity anomaly, and derivative maps of the Craig and Dixon Entrance 1°x3° quadrangles of southeastern Alaska

A simplified geologic map, raw gravity and magnetic data, with derivative products including depth-to-source and rock densities, with limited interpretations of the underlying geology, structures, and mineral resources.

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Airborne gravity survey and ground gravity in Afghanistan

Data release and processing description of airborne and ground gravity data collected over Afghanistan

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Arizona aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Arizona, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Arkansas and Louisiana aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Arkansas and Louisiana, merged to form seamless grids across the states. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Candidate-penetrative-fracture mapping of the Grand Canyon area, Arizona, from spatial correlation of deep geophysical features and surficial lineaments

Includes a wide variety of geological and geophysical data: geologic, aeromagnetic, and gravity maps with SLAR, DEM, TM, and NDVI imagery.

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Colorado aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Colorado, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Compilation of Alaska gravity data and historical reports

Gravity measured from 1958-2005, with standard gravity reduction calculations applied to correct for latitude, elevation, topography, and isostasy.

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Digital geologic map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity, Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties, Nevada, and Inyo County, California, revision 4

GIS data for geologic units and structural features, with aeromagnetic and gravity maps in PDF

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Field estimates of gravity terrain corrections and Y2K-compatible method to convert from gravity readings with multiple base stations to tide- and long-term drift-corrected observations

Fortran code to facilitate correction and interpretation of gravity observations

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Geologic and geophysical maps of the Death Valley ground-water model area, Nevada and California

Maps and geospatial data for (a) geology; (b) tectonics; (c) isostatic gravity anomaly; (d) aeromagnetic anomaly; (e) depth to pre-Cenozoic basement.

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Geologic field notes and geochemical analyses of outcrop and drill core from Mesoproterozoic rocks and iron-oxide deposits and prospects of southeast Missouri

Field notes, locations, rock descriptions, and geochemical analyses from a 1988 to 1994 study to facilitate new research efforts in IOCG (iron-oxide deposits in context with other iron oxide-copper ± uranium) deposit types.

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Geophysical data from the Spring and Snake Valleys area, Nevada and Utah

Existing and new gravity station data and magnetometer measurements used to infer geologic structure of this area

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Geophysical framework of the southwestern Nevada volcanic field and hydrogeologic implications

Report describing detailed interpretation of geophysical survey data to draw inferences about subsurface geologic features and likely consequences for the hydrogeologic system.

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Geophysical investigations of the Smoke Creek Desert and their geologic implications, northwest Nevada and northeast California

Gravity and aeromagnetic data analysis described in a report, with a few physical property analyses

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Geophysical studies in the vicinity of Blue Mountain and Pumpernickel Valley near Winnemucca, north-central Nevada

Data from more than 660 gravity stations, 100 line-km of truck-towed magnetometer traverses, and 260 physical-property sites in this area.

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Geophysical studies in the vicinity of the Warner Mountains and Surprise Valley, northeast California, northwest Nevada, and southern Oregon

Gravity station data and physical property measurements used to infer subsurface geologic structure

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Geophysical studies of the Crump Geyser known geothermal resource area, Oregon, in 1975

Gravity map and data used to infer details of the geologic structure of the area. Surveys were conducted during or prior to 1975.

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Georgia aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Georgia, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Gravity and ground magnetic data from selected traverses in the Amargosa desert and vicinity, Nevada and California

Maps of aeromagnetic data and a table of gravity station data now available for download

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Gravity and magnetic data along a seismic refraction-reflection line in northwest Nevada and northeast California

Report with gravity station data in a spreadsheet

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Gravity and magnetic data in the vicinity of Virgin Valley, southern Nevada

Field measurements: 548 gravity and 6484 magnetic anomaly locations, data in fixed-format text files.

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Gravity and magnetic investigations of the Mojave National Preserve and adjacent areas, California and Nevada

Gravity station and rock physical property data used to infer geologic structure of the area

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Gravity and magnetic studies of the eastern Mojave Desert, California and Nevada

Report with generalized interpretation and Excel tables of gravity and physical property data including an explanations of their formats.

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Gravity and magnetic surveys over the Santa Rita fault system, southeastern Arizona

Gravity station data and hand-held magnetometer measurements with analysis and description of methodology

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Gravity data along LARSE (Los Angeles Regional Seismic Experiment) line 2, southern California

Data taken across the San Fernando Basin and Transverse Ranges to help characterize the structure underlying this area

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Gravity data from Dry Lake and Delamar Valleys, east-central Nevada

Principal facts (gravity observations) for 185 new stations

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Gravity data from Newark Valley, White Pine county, Nevada

Gravity station data, isostatic anomaly map, and depth to basement map derived from geophysical inverse modeling.

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Gravity data from the San Pedro River Basin, Cochise County, Arizona

321 observed gravity values with free-air, simple Bouguer, and complete Bouguer anomaly values; high-precision relative-gravity surveys repeated over time, useful for aquifer-storage-change monitoring; and absolute gravity values for use as base stations.

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Gravity investigations of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, south-central Oklahoma

Gravity anomaly with physical property measurements in support of structural geologic investigation

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Gravity map and data of the eastern half of the Big Bear Lake, 100,000 scale quadrangle, California, and analysis of the depths of several basins

Data on the southern portion of the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms and the Yucca Valley-Joshua Tree-Twentynine Palms area and presents the map and basin analyses.

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Gravity map of Nevada

Gravity observations throughout Nevada combined to provide a consistent collection of point measurements and generate maps.

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Gravity studies of Cave, Dry Lake, and Delamar Valleys, East-Central Nevada

Gravity surveys and structural interpretation of anomaly data in support of ground-water studies

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Gravity study of the Guernsey landfill site, Guernsey, Wyoming

Gravity measurements and surveyed topography data

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Gravity survey and interpretation of Fort Irwin and vicinity, Mojave Desert, California

Provides a view of alluvial basins, shapes, areal extents, and approximate thicknesses of alluvial fill. Gravity field is separated into density variations in the basement complex and distribution of Cenozoic fill with its 3-D thickness representation.

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Gravity, magnetic, and physical property data in the Smoke Creek Desert area, Northwest Nevada

Aerial, truck-towed, and hand-held magnetometer measurements, gravity station data, and sample density and magnetic susceptibility measures

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Guide to geophysical data for the northern Rocky Mountains and adjacent areas, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Oregon, and Wyoming

Mathematical analysis of gravity and aeromagnetic data, with basic and derived grids and vector data and maps.

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High-resolution gravity and seismic-refraction surveys of the Smoke Tree Wash area, Joshua Tree National Park, California

These data were acquired to determine the thickness of valley-fill deposits and to delineate geologic structures that might influence groundwater flow beneath this area.

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Identification of mineral resources in Afghanistan-Detecting and mapping resource anomalies in prioritized areas using geophysical and remote sensing (ASTER and HyMap) data

Using geophysical and remote-sensing data, previously unrecognized targets of potential mineralization were identified; this report shows those targets along with the evidence for their potential.

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Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Iowa magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Iowa, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Isostatic gravity map of the Las Vegas 30'x60' quadrangle, California and Nevada

Includes principal facts (gravity observations) for 2,506 stations.

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Isostatic gravity map of the Monterey 30x60 minute quadrangle and adjacent areas, California

Gravity measurements to support regional mapping and hydrologic studies

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Isostatic gravity map of the Point Sur 30 x 60 quadrangle and adjacent areas, California

Includes 802 gravity station measurements with isostatic, free-air, simple and complete Bouguer anomalies, and terrain correction.

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Isostatic gravity map with geology of the Santa Ana 30'x60' quadrangle, southern California

Contour map of isostatic gravity anomaly with bedrock geology, and principal facts for the gravity stations as a separate data file.

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Isostatic gravity map with simplified geology of the Los Angeles 30x60 minute Quadrangle

Includes detailed point measurements of gravity

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Isostatic residual gravity anomaly grid for the conterminous US

Measurements of the gravitational field vary slightly from place to place due to the composition and structure of Earth's crust. This digital grid describes the isostatic residual gravity anomaly for the conterminous US.

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Magnetic and gravity anomaly maps of West Virginia

Aeromagnetic surveys of West Virginia, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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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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Michigan magnetic and gravity maps and data

Best available public-domain aeromagnetic and gravity data in the State of Michigan merged into composite grids. Magnetic data compiled from 25 separate magnetic surveys.

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Missouri aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Missouri, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Montana aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Montana, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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National geophysical data grids; gamma-ray, gravity, magnetic, and topographic data for the conterminous United States

Gridded geophysical data in a variety of formats.

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Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma, merged to form seamless grids across the states. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Nevada magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Nevada, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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New England states aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of New England, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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New Jersey aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of New Jersey, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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New Mexico aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of New Mexico, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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North Dakota aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of North Dakota, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Ohio complete bouguer gravity anomaly grid

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Oregon magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Oregon, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Pan-American Center for Earth and Environmental Studies (PACES) gravity data portal

Terrain-corrected US gravity station data using NAD83 and NGVD88 downloadable from a map interface.

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Preliminary gravity and magnetic data of the Lake Pillsbury northern Coast Ranges, California

Report with excel tables showing principal facts (gravity observation data) and ground magnetic data.

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Preliminary isostatic gravity map of Joshua Tree National Park and vicinity, southern California

Map with excel tables showing principal facts (gravity observation data).

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Preliminary isostatic gravity map of the Sonoma Volcanic field and vicinity, Sonoma and Napa counties, California

Gravity station data from three separate surveys

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Preliminary isostatic residual gravity anomaly map of Paso Robles 30 x 60 minute quadrangle, California

Includes 2,604 (170 not previously published) gravity station measurements with calculations of free-air, simple Bouguer, complete Bouguer, and isostatic anomaly.

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Preliminary potential-field constraints on the geometry of the San Fernando basin, southern California

Results of mathematical modeling of gravity and magnetic anomaly data to infer the geologic structure of the area

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Principal facts and an approach to collecting gravity data using near-real-time observations in the vicinity of Barstow, California

The purpose of the data collection was to investigate possible changes in gravity across mapped Quaternary faults and to improve regional gravity coverage, adding to the existing national gravity database.

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Principal facts for 408 gravity stations in the vicinity of the Talkeetna Mountains, south-central Alaska

Data collected as part of a geological and geophysical framework study

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Principal facts for 463 gravity stations in the vicinity of Tangle Lakes, east-central Alaska

New gravity stations combined here with older measurements taken by other USGS survey trips

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Principal facts for gravity data along the Hayward fault and vicinity, San Francisco Bay area, northern California

Data and associated physical property measurements were collected as part of on-going studies to help determine the earthquake hazard potential of major faults within the San Francisco Bay region

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Principal facts for gravity data collected in South Dakota

Gravity anomaly measurements throughout the state

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Principal facts for gravity data collected in the southern Albuquerque Basin area and a regional compilation, central New Mexico

New data incorporated with existing data complete overall coverage of the basin, one of the largest associated with the Rio Grande rift.

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Principal facts for gravity data collected in Wisconsin

Gravity anomaly surveys of Wisconsin, both separately by survey and combined.

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Principal facts for gravity profiles collected near the Osgood Mountains and the Slumbering Hills, north-central Nevada

Gravity station data for several surveys of this area.

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Principal facts for gravity stations collected in 2010 from White Pine and Lincoln Counties, east-central Nevada

Gravity observations from 99 locations in this area, with free-air, isostatic, and complete Bouguer anomalies.

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Principal facts for gravity stations in the Antelope Valley-Bedell Flat area, west-central Nevada

Physical property data for selected rock samples accompany these gravity observations

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Principal facts for gravity stations in the Dry Valley area, West-Central Nevada and east-central California

Gravity measurements used for determining geologic structure to aid in understanding ground-water flow

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Principal facts for gravity stations in the vicinity of Coyote Spring valley, Nevada, with initial gravity modeling results

Gravity study to help define the shapes of young basins filled with Cenozoic rocks and alluvium, and to identify any possible faults within these basins that might influence the movement of groundwater.

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Principal facts for gravity stations in the vicinity of San Bernardino, southern California

Gravity measurements collected to help define the characteristics of the Rialto-Colton fault, with rock properties such as lithology, magnetic susceptibility and density.

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Resource potential and geology of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests and vicinity, Colorado

Multi-chapter report combining geologic, geochemical, geophysical, and mining activity data. Downloadable data for coal resource information only.

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Results of gravity fieldwork conducted in March 2008 in the Moapa Valley region of Clark County, Nevada

Study aids understanding of local geologic structure and ground-water flow, includes principal facts for 266 gravity stations and physical properties of representative rock samples.

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South Carolina aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of South Carolina, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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South Dakota aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of South Dakota, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Summary of geophysical investigations of the Death Valley regional water-flow modeling project, Nevada and California

Magnetic and gravity anomaly and structure contour data

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Texas magnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Texas, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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The Longview/Lakeview barite deposits, southern National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska (NPRA); potential-field models and preliminary size estimates

Geophysical modeling used to study mineral deposit geometry. Includes 227 new gravity stations.

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Utah aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Utah, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Virginia aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Virginia, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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Washington aeromagnetic maps and data:

Aeromagnetic surveys of Washington state, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Whole-rock and sulfide-mineral geochemical data for samples from volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the Bonnifield district, east-central Alaska

The data consist of major- and trace-element whole-rock geochemical analyses and major- and trace-element analyses of sulfide minerals determined by electron microprobe and laser ablation–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) techniques

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Wisconsin aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Wisconsin, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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Wyoming aeromagnetic and gravity maps and data

Aeromagnetic surveys of Wyoming, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Gravity anomaly data are provided as well.

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