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Digital information in a format suitable for direct input to software that can analyze its meaning in the scientific, engineering, or business context for which the data were collected.
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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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Dataset of Aggregate Producers in New Mexico

Location and descriptive data for aggregate producers in New Mexico that are believed to have been active during the period 1997-1999.

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A dataset of magnetic susceptibility, metalization, and alteration for samples from the Stinkingwater mining district, Absaroka Mountains, Wyoming

Magnetic susceptibility measured for 700 samples of drill core from thirteen drill holes in the porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit of the Stinkingwater mining district in the Absaroka Mountains, Wyoming

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Digital Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States and Hawaii - A Companion to the North American Magnetic Anomaly Map

Digital and analog archives comprising more than 1,000 surveys, covering approximately 8,000,000 line-km of data, flown at various flight heights and line spacings

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Digitized Aeromagnetic Datasets for the Conterminous United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico

Aeromagnetic anomaly values digitized from older surveys

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Geologic datasets for weights of evidence analysis in northeast Washington--4. Mineral industry activity in Washington, 1985-1997.

Tabular presentation of mineral activities for mining and exploration in Washington during 1985 to 1997.

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Multielement geochemical dataset of surficial materials for the northern Great Basin

Geochemical data generated during mineral and environmental assessments for the Bureau of Land Management in northern Nevada, northeastern California, southeastern Oregon, and southwestern Idaho.

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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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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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A compilation of spatial digital databases for selected U.S. Geological Survey nonfuel mineral resource assessments for parts of Idaho and Montana

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Aerial gamma-ray, Landsat TM, and digital elevation data, Big Bend area, Texas

This report presents the results of analyses and interpretation of aerial gamma-ray, Landsat TM, geologic, and digital elevation data of the Big Bend area in Texas.

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Aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric data acquired over parts of the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas and Southern New Mexico

Magnetic anomaly and radiometric data for this area, to understand the geological structure and processes controlling the presence and distribution of alkaline igneous rocks that may be enriched in rare earth elements. Data are provided in CSV, GeoTiff, and Geosoft XYZ (flight-line) formats, packaged using the compressed 7-zip format.

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Aeromagnetic and aeroradiometric data for the conterminous United States and Alaska from the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program of the U.S. Department of Energy

Aeroradiometric and aeromagnetic flight-line data from surveys flown at 400 feet with line spacing from 3 to 6 miles from 1974 through 1981.

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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 data centered over Skelton Neve, Antarctica

Gridded aeromagnetic and ground-based gravity station data

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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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Aeromagnetic surveys in Afghanistan: An updated website for distribution of data

Gridded aeromagnetic anomaly data, along with aeromagnetic observations obtained during 2008.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data of the Yukon Flats and Fort Wainwright areas, central Alaska, June 2010

Study to estimate the 3-D distribution of permafrost, to evaluate the effectiveness of these methods at mapping permafrost geometry, and to better define the physical properties of the subsurface in discontinuous permafrost areas.

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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 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 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 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 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 conducted in western Nebraska, 2010: contractor reports and data

Three contractor reports and data files for an airborne electromagnetic survey describing data aquisition and processing. Processed geophysical data were inverted to produce resistivity depth sections along flight lines. Results are described herein.

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Airborne hyperspectral survey of Afghanistan 2007: Flight line planning and HyMap data collection

Planning of the airborne survey and the flight lines that were flown, includes digital files of the nadir tracks of the flight lines.

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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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Alabama geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Alabama, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Alaska aeromagnetic compilation; digital grids and survey data

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Alaska digital aeromagnetic database description

Basic aeromagnetic data and other airborne survey information for any region of Alaska. Flight-line point information, not grids.

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Alaska Geochemical Database (AGDB)-Geochemical data for rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and concentrate sample media

Geochemical analyses of rocks, mineral separates, bulk samples from lake and stream sediments, heavy mineral concentrates, and soils collected by USGS from 1962 to 2009.

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Alaska Geochemical Database Version 3.0 (AGDB3) including best value data compilations for rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and concentrate sample media

Geochemical analysis of rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and heavy mineral concentrate samples in Alaska analyzed from 1938 through 2017. Includes best-value chemical element concentrations as well as mineralogical analysis. Data are provided in Microsoft Access and CSV formats.

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Alaska Geochemical Database Version 3.0 (AGDB3)—Including “Best Value” Data Compilations for Rock, Sediment, Soil, Mineral, and Concentrate Sample Media

The Alaska Geochemical Database Version 3.0 (AGDB3) contains new geochemical data compilations in which each geologic material sample has one “best value” determination for each analyzed species, greatly improving speed and efficiency of use. Like the

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Alaska Geochemical Database, v2

Geochemical analyses of rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and heavy mineral concentrate samples in Alaska analyzed from 1962 through 2009, with best-value estimates.

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Alaska Geochemical Database, Version 2.0 (AGDB2)--including "best value" data compilations for rock, sediment, soil, mineral, and concentrate sample media

Geochemical analyses of rocks, mineral separates, bulk samples from lake and stream sediments, heavy mineral concentrates, and soils collected by USGS from 1962 to 2009.

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Alaska geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Alaska, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Alaska Resource Data File

A comprehensive database of Alaskan mineral deposits compiled from the published literature and from unpublished reports and data from industry, the US Bureau of Land Management, and USGS.

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Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF)

A database of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in Alaska compiled from published and unpublished sources from industry, U.S. Bureau of Mines, USGS, and other government and private sources. Data are provided in FileMaker, CSV, KML, Esri file geodatabase, and GeoPackage formats.

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Alaska resource data file: Adak quadrangle

Descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in the Adak quadrangle, Alaska

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Alaska resource data file: Arctic quadrangle

Descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in the Arctic quadrangle, Alaska

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An index to PGE-Ni-Cr deposits and occurrences in selected mineral-occurrence databases (original report)

A compendium of references to previously published databases and database records that describe PGE, nickel, and chromium deposits and occurrences. These data show where to obtain more detailed information about each deposit or occurrence.

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An index to PGE-Ni-Cr deposits and occurrences in selected mineral-occurrence databases (web-accessible database)

A compendium of references to previously published databases and database records that describe PGE, nickel, and chromium deposits and occurrences. These data show where to obtain more detailed information about each deposit or occurrence.

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An interpretation of the 1996 aeromagnetic data for the Santa Cruz basin, Tumacacori Mountains, Santa Rita Mountains, and Patagonia Mountains, South-Central Arizona

Measurements of in-situ magnetic properties of several map units to determined whether or not mapped lithologies were responsible for aeromagnetic anomalies observed in a previous high-resolution survey (data of Sweeney, 2000).

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Aqueous geochemical data from the analysis of stream-water samples collected in June and August 2008--Taylor Mountains 1:250,000- and Dillingham D-4 1:63,360-scale quadrangles, Alaska

Measurements on 92 samples, including pH, conductivity, water temperature, major cation and anion concentrations, and trace-element concentrations.

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Aqueous geochemical data from the analysis of stream-water samples collected in June and July 2006-Taylor Mountains 1:250,00-scale quadrangle, Alaska

Analyses of 72 water samples include pH, conductivity, water temperature, major cation and anion concentrations, trace-element concentrations, and dissolved organic-carbon concentrations.

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Argon data for Amazon Craton

Ar/Ar data for samples that record the mineralization of this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon data for Central Anatolian Ophiolite

Ar/Ar data are for samples that record the metamorphic deformation of the ophiolite. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon data for Central Andes (Domeyko Range, Chile)

Ar/Ar data is for samples that record the sedimentation of this area to understand the geologic history of the area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon data for Hugub Area, Kesem-Kebena-Dulecha, Ethiopia

Argon geochronology data for tephra, to help in archeological studies. 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 Nepal

Ar/Ar data for samples that record the thermal history of 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 eastern Bhutan

Ar/Ar data provides time constraints for the cooling of rocks in the study area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon geochronology data for Multiproxy Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary event stratigraphy: an Umbria-Marche basin-wide perspective

Geochronology data to determine the geologic history of these deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Argon geochronology data from the Austroalpine-Pennine boundary, Central Alps, Switzerland

Ar/Ar data from eight samples of white mica separated from rock samples collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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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Arizona geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Arizona, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Arkansas geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Arkansas, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Audio-magnetotelluric data from the Culpeper basin, Loudoun, Fauquier, Fairfax, Prince William, Culpeper, and Orange counties, Virginia

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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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Bayesian modeling of NURE airborne radiometric data for the conterminous United States: predictions and grids

Estimates of potassium, equivalent uranium, and equivalent thorium for the conterminous United States derived from the USGS national airborne radiometric data compilation analyzed using a Bayesian hierarchical model to produce new grids for this area. Data are provided in CSV and GeoTIFF formats.

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California geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in California, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Carbonatites of the world, explored deposits of Nb and REE; database and grade and tonnage models

Data on 60 of the 527 known carbonatites in the world, providing reliable quantitative data on ore tonnages and grades of niobium and REE.

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Central Colorado Assessment Project (CCAP)-Geochemical data for rock, sediment, soil, and concentrate sample media

Chemical analysis of 47,478 samples of various geological materials to facilitate geologic mapping, petrologic studies, mineral resource assessment, and similar regional environmental assessements.

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Central west Antarctica aeromagnetic data

Grids and map images for separate surveys and combined compilation

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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 data for rock, sediment, biological, precipitate, and water samples from abandoned copper mines in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Report containing tables of geochemical data

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Chromite deposits in central part of the Stillwater Complex, Sweet Grass County, Montana: A digital database for the geologic map of the east slope of Iron Mountain

Geologic map digitized from a paper copy of plate 10 from USGS Bulletin 1015-D (Howland, 1955)

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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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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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Colorado geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Colorado, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Comparative mineral mapping in the Colorado Mineral Belt using AVIRIS and ASTER remote sensing data

A multidisciplinary mapping and data integration project focused on long-term resource planning by the mapping and characterization of exposed surface mineralogy, including that related to hydrothermal alteration and supergene weathering of pyritic rocks.

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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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Compilation of Geospatial Data (GIS) for the Mineral Industries and Related Infrastructure of Africa

Locations and characteristics of important mineral and energy resource facilities, with some permissive tracts and resource assessment information. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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Compilation of mineral resource data for Mississippi Valley-Type and clastic-dominated sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposits

Global compilation of information on the sediment-hosted Pb-Zn deposits traditionally called sedimentary exhalative (SEDEX) and Mississippi Valley Type (MVT) deposits, including updated updated grade and tonnage data.

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Complete analytical data for Jurassic igneous rocks in the Bald Mountain mining district, Nevada

Petrographic and geochemical analyses of 50 outcrop samples and 58 drill core samples.

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Composite and merged aeromagnetic data for Alaska

Magnetic anomaly expressed in grids with regular spacing derived from 85 separate surveys and provided in several different formats.

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Connecticut geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Connecticut, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Data and results for GIS-based identification of areas that have resource potential for sediment-hosted Pb-Zn deposits in Alaska

Analytical results and the evaluated source data files of a geospatial analysis for identifying areas in Alaska that may have potential for hosting mineral deposits of this type.

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Data base for undiscovered deposits of base and precious metals

Probabilistic estimates of the amounts of undiscovered gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in conventional types of mineral deposits in the United States.

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Data Compiled on historical water use, spatial land disturbance, aquifer disturbance and uranium produced by In Situ Recovery of Uranium from Sandstone Hosted Uranium Deposits in the South Texas Coastal Plain, USA

Data about six uranium in situ recovery mines, compiled from published and publicly available references including journal articles, government reports, industry reports and company reporting documents for regulatory compliance and financial reporting requirements.. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Data for generating statistical maps of soil cobalt concentrations in the conterminous United States

Statistical characteristics of the chemical concentration of cobalt in the soil C horizon of the conterminous United States. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, and GeoTIFF formats.

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Data for generating statistical maps of soil lanthanum concentrations in the conterminous United States

Statistical characteristics of the chemical concentration of lanthanum in the soil C horizon of the conterminous United States. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, and GeoTIFF formats.

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Data for generating statistical maps of soil lithium concentrations in the conterminous United States

Statistical characteristics of the chemical concentration of lithium in the soil C horizon of the conterminous United States. Data are provided in CSV, shapefile, and GeoTIFF formats.

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Data from the chemical analysis of archived stream-sediment samples, Alaska

Elemental concentration data for more than 1700 archived stream-sediment samples collected in Alaska.

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Data release for cosmogenic beryllium-10 exposure ages of boulders deposited on moraines in the Stura Valley (southewestern Alps)

Geochronologic analysis of these boulders. Data are provide in CSV format.

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Data report for the geologic and scenic quality evaluation of selected sand and gravel sites on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming

Geographic extent of sand and gravel deposits in this area as GIS data.

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Data set of world phosphate mines, deposits, and occurrences-- Part A. Geologic Data; Part B. Location and Mineral Economic Data

Geologic and mineral resource information for 1635 deposits of phosphate worldwide

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Data Supporting The Geochemical Atlas of Alaska, 2016

Best measured value for 68 elements in 175,856 samples were combined statewide. Data are provided in shapefile format.

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Data to accompany U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1099: Petrographic, geochemical and geochronologic data for Cenozoic volcanic rocks of the Tonopah, Divide, and Goldfield Mining Districts, Nevada

Geochemical, petrographic, and geochronologic data for samples, principally those of unmineralized Tertiary volcanic rocks, from the Tonopah, Divide, and Goldfield mining districts of west-central Nevada.

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Data to accompany U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2020-3017: Pyrrhotite distribution in the conterminous United States

Distribution of the mineral pyrrhotite, an unstable sulfide mineral, across the conterminous United States, to help inform risk assessments. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, and CSV 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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Database of significant deposits of gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in Alaska

Location and characteristics of significant deposits, so designated because they are few in number yet collectively represent almost the totality of domestic production and resources of these metals. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel, Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Database of significant deposits of gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in the United States

It has long been recognized that the largest mineral deposits contain most of the known mineral endowment (Singer and DeYoung, 1980). Sometimes called giant or world-class deposits, these largest deposits account for a very large share of historic and cur

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Database of the Geologic Map of North America; adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005)

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Databases and simplified geology for mineralized areas, claims, mines, and prospects in Wyoming.

This data release contains mineral resource and geology data for metallic and nonmetallic mineral sites in Wyoming. Data is provided in both spreadsheet format (Microsoft Excel) and in GIS ArcView and MapInfo. Text available in PDF format.

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Delaware geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Delaware, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Description of digital aeromagnetic data collected north and west of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Grids and images depicting the data

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Descriptive and grade-tonnage models and database for iron oxide Cu-Au deposits

Geological characteristics and resource estimates for 36 known deposits of this type worldwide.

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Descriptive models, grade-tonnage relations, and databases for the assessment of sediment-hosted copper deposits--with emphasis on deposits in the Central Africa Copperbelt, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia

This report describes compilation and evaluation results of data from the USGS global mineral assessment including new descriptive mineral-deposit and grade and tonnage models and spatial databases for deposits and occurrences, ore bodies and open pits.

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Digital aeromagnetic data and derivative products from a helicopter survey over the town of Blanca and surrounding areas, Alamosa and Costilla Counties, Colorado

Flight-line data, grids, and images derived from them

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Digital aeromagnetic data and derivative products from a helicopter survey over the town of Taos and surrounding areas, Taos County, New Mexico.

Flight-line data, grids, and images derived from them

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Digital aeromagnetic data from the Sandoval-Santa Fe, Belen, and Cochiti airborne survey, covering areas in Rio Arriba, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Socorro, and Valencia Counties, New Mexico

Grids and flight-line data for three airborne geophysical surveys

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Digital data and derivative products from a high-resolution aeromagnetic survey of the central San Luis basin, covering parts of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, and Rio Grande Counties, Colorado, and Taos County, New Mexico

Digital data, image files, and text files describing data formats and survey procedures for aeromagnetic data collected during a high-resolution aeromagnetic survey in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico during October, 2004

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Digital data for construction material sources reported by the Arizona Department of Transportation in 1977 for Maricopa County, Arizona

Point features representing pit locations and attribution data captured from an atlas of map sheets and pit data sheets by the Arizona Highway Department

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Digital data for the geologic framework of the Alaska Peninsula, southwest Alaska, and the Alaska Peninsula Terrane

Geospatial data sets of the geology of the Alaska Peninsula, Alaska, including a geologic map and complete unit descriptions.

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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 data from the Great Sand Dunes airborne gravity gradient survey, south-central Colorado

Flight-line data and gravity grids with documentation.

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Digital data from the Great Sand Dunes and Poncha Springs aeromagnetic surveys, south-central Colorado

Two high-resolution aeromagnetic surveys in south-central Colorado compiled to assess the subsurface geologic framework of the San Luis basin for ground-water flow model construction, and to map concealed faults potentially related to geothermal resources

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Digital data from the northeast Tusas Mountains aeromagnetic survey, north-central New Mexico

Flight-line aeromagnetic observations with gridded data derived from them.

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Digital data from the Questa-San Luis and Santa Fe East helicopter magnetic surveys in Santa Fe and Taos Counties, New Mexico, and Costilla County, Colorado

Aeromagnetic data collected during an airborne geophysical survey.

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Digital data from the Taos West aeromagnetic survey in Taos county, New Mexico

Digital data, image files, and text files describing data formats and survey procedures for an aeromagnetic survey covering the southwestern portion of Taos County west of the Town of Taos, New Mexico, conducted in October, 2006

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Digital database of mining-related features at selected historic and active phosphate mines, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, and Caribou Counties, Idaho

Spatial database that delineates mining-related features in areas of historic and active phosphate mining.

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Digital geologic map of the Rosalia 1:100,000 quadrangle, Washington and Idaho: A digital database for the 1990 S.Z. Waggoner map

Geoloic units and structural features

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Digital geologic map of the Spokane 1:100,000 quadrangle, Washington and Idaho; a digital data base for the 1990 N.L. Joseph map

Geologic units, structural features, and point measurements describing the earth characteristics of this area.

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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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Digital map of iron sulfate minerals, other mineral groups, and vegetation of the western United States derived from automated analysis of Landsat 8 satellite data

Multispectral remote sensing data acquired by Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) sensor were analyzed using an automated technique to generate surficial mineralogy and vegetation maps of the conterminous western United States. Data are provided in ERDAS Imagine format.

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Digital tabulation of stratigraphic data from oil and gas wells in the Santa Maria Basin and surrounding areas, central California coast

This report makes available a large well dataset so that subsurface stratigraphic data are available in digital form for use within a GIS and in construction of three-dimensional models to address regional stratigraphic and structural questions.

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Digitized data from ground geophysical surveys in Afghanistan

Surveys originally carried out by Soviet geophysicists from 1972 through 1974 were digitized. Georeferencing was problematic as were some of the measured characteristics; we explain what we did and how we have understood these data.

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Distribution of igneous rocks in Medina and Uvalde counties, Texas, as inferred from aeromagnetic data

High resolution aeromagnetic survey used to infer the locations of igneous rock bodies in the area, which are provided in GIS data files

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Earth MRI data acquisition projects

Geological, geophysical, geochemical, or lidar data acquisition projects funded by the Earth Mapping Resource Initiative (Earth MRI) pertaining to the study of critical mineral resources in the US.

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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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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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Florida geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Florida, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Focus areas for data acquisition for potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals in Alaska—Aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten

Geographic areas within Alaska where deposits of certain critical mineral resources might be found. With state agencies and other organizations, USGS intends to conduct studies that will help locate critical mineral resources within these areas.

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Focus areas for data acquisition for potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals in the conterminous United States, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico—Aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum-group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, titanium, and tungsten

Geographic areas within the US where deposits of certain critical mineral resources might be found. With state agencies and other organizations, USGS intends to conduct studies that will help locate critical mineral resources within these areas.

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Focus areas for data acquisition for potential domestic sources of critical minerals—Rare earth elements

Explains background, data sources, and methodology used to identify focus areas for potential domestic sources of rare earth elements in non-fuel deposit types.

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Gamma-ray, magnetic, and topographic data for parts of the Colorado Front Range

Five geospatial grids from the NURE surveys, showing potassium, uranium, and thorium concentration, residual magnetic field, and digital elevation.

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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 data for soils of the conterminous United States

Systematic geochemical and mineralogical survey of soil horizons analyzed using a consistent set of methods, sample spacing 1 per 1,600 sq km.

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Geochemical and mineralogical data for soils of the conterminous United States

Systematic geochemical and mineralogical survey of soil horizons analyzed using a consistent set of methods, sample spacing 1 per 1,600 sq km.

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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 stable isotopic data on barren and mineralized drill core in the Devonian Popovich Formation, Screamer sector of the Betze-Post gold deposit, northern Carlin trend, Nevada

Detailed chemical and isotopic analysis of host and associated rocks within an area that is currently the largest producer of gold in the US. Part of a study of the hydrothermal activity leading to the formation of these gold deposits.

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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 Colorado soils-Results from the 2006 state-scale geochemical survey

Major and trace element concentration data for 960 sites, providing a baseline for the natural variation in soil geochemistry in Colorado.

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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 samples collected in 2007 near the concealed Pebble porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposit, southwest Alaska

Analytical results for geochemical samples collected in 2007 from the Pebble deposit and surrounding environs

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Geochemical data for samples collected in 2008 near the concealed Pebble porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposit, southwest Alaska

Chemical analysis of surface samples taken over a well known but concealed deposit to understand metal migration into the surface materials and to assess the power of surface sampling for detecting concealed deposits of this type.

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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-sediment, surface-water, rock, and vegetation samples from Red Mountain (Dry Creek), an unmined volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit in the Bonnifield district, Alaska Range, east-central Alaska

Geochemical data for stream sediment, surface-water, rock, precipitate, and vegetation samples from Red Mountain

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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 from analyses of rock, sediment, water, and solid-phase leaching at the Tuba City open dump, Tuba City, Arizona

Study of sources and resulting transport of radionuclides and other dissolved constituents in the surrounding ground water.

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Geochemical data from groundwater at the proposed Dewey Burdock uranium in-situ recovery mine, Edgemont, South Dakota

Groundwater geochemistry data from samples that were collected in June 2011 to better understand the hydrogeologic system in the area surrounding the proposed mine site.

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Geochemical data from waters in Prospect Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado, that span pre- and post-Lark Mine remediation

Water samples near this abandoned mine were analyzed for specific conductance, pH, temperature, and dissolved oxygen with handheld field meters, and metals were analyzed using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry.

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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 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 database for igneous rocks of the ancestral Cascades Arc--southern segment, California and Nevada

Compilation of all available chemical data (more than 2,000 samples) for igneous rocks that constitute the southern segment of the ancestral Cascades magmatic arc.

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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 database for the Boulder Batholith and its satellitic plutons, southwest Montana

Geochemical analyses of Cretaceous igneous intrusions in order to establish the geologic framework for world-class mineral deposits of the Butte district

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Geochemistry of sediments in the US from the PLUTO database

Geochemical data for unconsolidated sediments (stream sediments, lake sediments, etc.) collected in the US and analyzed by the USGS. These data were originally entered in the PLUTO database, which is now merged into the National Geochemistry Database.

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Geochemistry of soils in the US from the PLUTO database

Geochemical data for soils collected in the United States and analyzed by the USGS. The data were originally entered into the in-house PLUTO database. This is a subset of DDS-47.

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Geochemistry of soils in the US from the RASS database

Geochemical data for soils collected by USGS personnel and analyzed by the USGS. These data were originally entered into the Rock Analysis Storage System (RASS), a database that is now merged into the National Geochemistry Database.

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

National-scale geochemical analysis of stream sediments and soils in the US collected and analyzed under the National Uranium Resource Evaluation program.

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Geochemistry of unconsolidated sediments in the US from the RASS database

Geochemical data for unconsolidated sediments (stream sediments, lake sediments, etc.) collected by USGS personnel and analyzed by USGS. These data were part of the Rock Analysis Storage System and are now merged into the National Geochemistry Database.

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Geochemistry of water samples in the US from the NURE-HSSR database

National-scale geochemical analysis of water samples in the US collected and analyzed under the National Uranium Resource Evaluation program.

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Geochemistry, geochronology, and isotope geochemistry data for zircons and zircon-hosted melt and mineral inclusions in the St. Francois Mountains terrane, Missouri

Geochemical, geochronologic, and isotopic data for zircons and zircon-hosted melt and mineral inclusions in order to asses the genesis of the Pea Ridge iron oxide-apatite deposit and related centers in this terrane. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel 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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Geochronology Database for Central Colorado

Compilation of isotopic and fission track age determinations, some previously published. Data for the tephrochronology of Pleistocene volcanic ash, carbon-14, Pb-alpha, common-lead, and U-Pb determinations on uranium ore minerals are not included.

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Geologic and geophysical maps of the El Casco 7.5′ quadrangle, Riverside County, southern California, with accompanying geologic-map database

In addition to geologic units and structural features, these data include gravity observations and horizontal gravity gradient information.

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Geological map data

Characteristics of bedrock and surficial geologic terranes and structural features at various levels of detail. The information provided here are intended for use in the synoptic study of large areas, and are likely not suitable for detailed study of geog

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Geophysical and geochemical data from the area of the Pebble Cu-Au-Mo porphyry deposit, southwestern Alaska: Contributions to assessment techniques for concealed mineral resources

Uninterpreted geophysical measurements and geochemical and mineralogical analytical data from samples collected during the summer field seasons from 2007 to 2010. Data are available in a single Geographic Information System (GIS) database.

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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, geochemical, mineralogical, and enivronmental data for rock samples collected in a mineralized volcanic environment, upper Animas River watershed, Colorado

Data for 90 rock samples collected from 2001 to 2007 for geophysical, geochemical, mineralogical, and environmental rock properties of acid neutralizing capacity and net acid production.

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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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Georgia geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Georgia, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Geospatial database for regional environmental assessment of central Colorado

Study focusing on the effects of historical mining on Forest Service lands in this area.

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GIS and data tables for focus areas for potential domestic nonfuel sources of rare earth elements

Locations of focus areas to be used for planning and collection of geophysical, geological, and topographic (lidar) data pertaining to the study of rare earth element resources in the US.

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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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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 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, supplemental data table, and references for focus areas of potential domestic resources of 13 critical minerals in the United States and Puerto Rico: antimony, barite, beryllium, chromium, fluorspar, hafnium, helium, magnesium, manganese, potash, uranium, vanadium, and zirconium

Broad areas within the United States to target acquisition of geologic mapping, geophysical data, geochemical analysis, or detailed topographic information to aid research, mineral exploration, and evaluation of critical mineral potential in these areas.

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Global Geochemical Database for Critical Metals in Black Shales

Geochemical data for stratigraphic rock sequences containing dominantly fine-grained clastic rocks with appreciable organic carbon (above 0.5 weight percent), usually known as 'black shale facies examples' but including all fine-grained clastic rocks such as argillite, mudstone, claystone, and their low-medium grade metamorphic equivalents. Data are provide in Microsoft Access and tab-delimited text 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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Global rare earth element occurrence database

Geologic occurrence of rare earths, including mineralogy, type of deposit or occurrence, host rocks and alteration, and any quantitative data related to size and grade from publicly available data. 3,934 locations are described, including some locations for which precise geographic coordinates are not available.

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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 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 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 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, 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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Ground magnetic data from within the Long Valley Caldera, California

Results of a detailed ground magnetic survey

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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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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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Hawai`i geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Hawai`i.

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Helicopter Electromagnetic and Magnetic Geophysical Survey Data for Portions of the North Platte River and Lodgepole Creek, Nebraska, June 2008

The objective of the survey was to improve the understanding of the relationship between surface water and groundwater systems critical to developing management programs for water resources.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, Hunton anticline, south-central Oklahoma

Flight line data, grids, and inversions for these surveys are intended to help understand shallow groundwater and develop groundwater resource plans for the aquifer.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, Oakland, Ashland, and Firth study areas, eastern Nebraska, March 2007

Electrical resistivity depicted in georeferenced grids and maps, representing different approximate depths of investigation for each area. The range of subsurface investigation is comparable to the depth of shallow aquifers.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, portions of the North Platte and South Platte Natural Resource Districts, western Nebraska, May 2009

Geophysical surveys to map shallow hydrogeologic features of the southwestern part of the Sand Hills that contain a mix of fresh to saline lakes.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and maps, northern Bexar County, Texas

Grids, images, and flight-line paths for magnetic and resistivity surveys

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and maps, Seco Creek area, Medina and Uvalde Counties, Texas

Airborne geophysical data and a summary of the hydrologic application.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic survey maps and data, East Poplar oil field area, August 2004, Fort Peck Indian Reservation, northeastern Montana

Grids, line data, and imagery derived from them covering the small study area.

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Helicopter electromagnetic data from Everglades National Park and surrounding areas, Florida, collected 9-14 December 1994

Survey to determine location of the freshwater-saltwater boundary in a coastal area.

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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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Idaho geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Idaho, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Illinois, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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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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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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Indiana geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Indiana, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Iowa geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Iowa, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Isotope and chemical data for: Sulfur isotopes of host strata for Howards Pass (Yukon-Northwest Territories) Zn-Pb deposits implicate anaerobic oxidation of methane not basin stagnation

Sulfur and carbon isotope compositions, concentrations of selected elements, and concentrations of pyrite sulfur and organic carbon in mudstone samples collected from five cores drilled in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Kansas geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Kansas, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Kentucky geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Kentucky, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Laboratory data from testing parameters of EPA Method 3060A on Soils Contaminated with Chromium Ore Processing Residue 2013-2016

Data from a detailed analysis of a formal procedure that is used to extract Cr(VI) from solids containing chromium ore processing residue, Careful modification of the procedure was intended to improve its efficiency with which it extracts this chemical species from the materials under study. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Large-scale digital geologic map databases and reports of the North Coal District in Afghanistan

Coal resource maps and associated databases that have been digitally captured and maps that have been thus far converted to GIS databases

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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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Lead-rich sediments, Coeur d'Alene River valley, Idaho; Area, volume, tonnage, and lead content: Surface-sediment geochemical data

Tables containing locations and lead concentrations of 998 surface-sediment geochemical sample sites

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Louisiana geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Louisiana, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 susceptibility data for some exposed bedrock in the western conterminous United States

In-place rock magnetic susceptibility measurements for 746 sites are reported in a database. These data, collected from 1991 through 2012, are intended to help improve geophysical modeling of the Earth’s crust in the Western United States.

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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 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 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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Maine geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Maine, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Maryland geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Maryland, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Massachusetts geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Massachusetts, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Merged aeroradiometric data for Alaska

Gridded data from aeroradiometric surveys of Alaska.

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Merged digital aeromagnetic data for the middle Rio Grande and southern Española Basins, New Mexico

Gridded data and images

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Michigan geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Michigan, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Mineral and Vegetation Maps of the Bodie Hills, Sweetwater Mountains, and Wassuk Range, California/Nevada, Generated from ASTER Satellite Data

Analyzed remote sensing data identify and map minerals, vegetation groups, and volatiles. Four maps show: 1) mineral groups, 2) iron bearing minerals, vegetation, water, 3) clay, sulfate, mica, carbonate, Mg-OH, hydrous quartz and 4) quartz abundance.

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Mineral resource data for Mississippi Valley-Type and clastic-dominated sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposits

Map interface and data download of Sed Zn-Pb data including KML and GIS data formats

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Mineral Resource Data System

MRDS describes metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources throughout the world. Included are deposit name, location, commodity, deposit description, geologic characteristics, production, reserves, resources, and references.

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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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Minnesota geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Minnesota, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Miscellaneous geochemical data from waters in the Upper Animas River Watershed, Colorado

This report releases data for waters in which naturally occurring acid-rock drainage occurs but acid-mine drainage from historical mining continues to contribute dissolved metals further degrading preexisting water quality.

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Mississippi geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Mississippi, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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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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Missouri geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Missouri, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Modeling of the Climax Stock and related plutons based on the inversion of magnetic data, southwest Nevada

Mathematical modeling, coupled with new observations of magnetic susceptibility, yield better estimates of the underground configuration of granite plutons.

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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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Montana geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Montana, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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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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National Geochemical Database: Concentrate

Geochemistry of concentrates from the National Geochemical Database. Primarily inorganic elemental concentrations, most samples are from the continental US and Alaska.

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National Geochemical Database: Rock

Geochemical analysis of rock samples collected and analyzed by the USGS. This dataset includes and supersedes rock data formerly released as "Geochemistry of igneous rocks in the US extracted from the PLUTO database"

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National Geochemical Database: Sediment

Geochemical analysis of sediment samples from the National Geochemical Database. Primarily inorganic elemental concentrations, most samples are of stream sediment in the continental US and Alaska.

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National Geochemical Database: Soil

Geochemical analysis of soil samples from the National Geochemical Database. Primarily inorganic elemental concentrations, most samples are from the continental US and Alaska.

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National geochemical survey database

National-scale geochemical analysis of stream sediments and soils in the US, from existing data, reanalysis of existing samples, and new sampling. Goal for sample density is one per 289 square km.

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National Geochronological Database

Radiometric ages of geological materials by K-Ar, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, fission track, and U-Th-Pb dating methods. A revision of DDS-14 correcting locations and providing the data in more convenient formats.

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National Geochronological Database

Radiometric ages of geological materials by K-Ar, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, fission track, and U-Th-Pb dating methods. A revision of DDS-14 correcting locations and providing the data in more convenient formats.

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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 geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Nebraska, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Nevada, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 Hampshire geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in New Hampshire, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 Jersey geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in New Jersey, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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New Mexico geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in New Mexico, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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New York geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in New York, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Ni-Co laterite deposits of the world-database and grade and tonnage models

Location, type, mineralogy, name, tonnage and grade, and geological setting for 120 deposits of this type. The US has no active nickel mines or nickel reserves.

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North Carolina geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in North Carolina, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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North Dakota geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in North Dakota, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Ohio geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Ohio, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Oklahoma geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Oklahoma, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Oregon geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Oregon, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Pb-Pb and U-Pb data of Proterozoic to Phanerozoic cassiterite deposits in Russia

Comparative LA-ICP-MS Pb-Pb and U-Pb dating results for cassiterite from a variety of geologic settings and ages from the Russian Karelia, Siberia, and the Russian Far East. Constraining the age of cassiterite mineralization is critical for delineating robust genetic models of tin deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Pennsylvania geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Pennsylvania, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Petrographic and geochemical data for Cenozoic volcanic rocks of the Bodie Hills, California and Nevada

The purpose of this report is to present available petrographic and geochemical data for unmineralized rock samples, principally volcanic rocks and to make those data available to ongoing petrogenetic investigations of these rocks.

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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, chemical, and mineralogical data from surficial deposits, groundwater levels, and water composition in the area of Franklin Lake playa and Ash Meadows, California and Nevada

Presents data and describes the methods used to determine the physical attributes, as well as the chemical and mineralogical composition of surficial deposits; groundwater levels; and water composition in this area.

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Podiform chromite deposits--database and grade and tonnage models

Location and characteristics of 1,124 individual mineral deposits of this type, with grade and tonnage models for chromium as well as several related elements.

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Porphyry copper deposits of the world: database, map, and grade and tonnage models

A compilation of worldwide mineral deposits of this type. This older version was revised and updated in OFR-2008-1155.

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Porphyry copper deposits of the world: database, maps, and preliminary analysis

A compilation of worldwide mineral deposits of this type. This older version was revised and updated in OFR-2008-1155.

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Porphyry copper deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models, 2008

Revised and updated information about mineral deposit models for porphyry copper deposits to facilitate assessment of undiscovered resources

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Potash: a global overview of evaporate-related potash resources, including spatial databases of deposits, occurrences, and permissive tracts

Locations and descriptions of known occurrences, with qualitative assessment of the development potential of permissive tracts where undiscovered deposits of this type may occur.

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Precambrian basement structure map of the continental United States-an interpretation of geologic and aeromagnetic data

Principal basement structures formed during the Precambrian in the continental United States based on interpretation of regional aeromagnetic anomaly data of North America.

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Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Seward Peninsula, Alaska, and accompanying conodont data

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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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 grid data and maps for an aeromagnetic survey of the Taylor Mountains quadrangle and a portion of the Bethel quadrangle, Alaska

Preliminary data (grids and images) and maps for a new aeromagnetic survey

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map for the Kuskokwim Bay region of southwest Alaska

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: California, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the generalized bedrock geologic map, Yukon Flats region, east-central Alaska

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the geology of southeast Alaska

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States: Digital data for the geology of the southern Brooks Range, Alaska

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the geology of Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska

GIS dataset for 'Geologic map of the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska' USGS SIM 2877. The map area includes high mountains, active and ancient volcanoes, expansive ice fields, and alpine and tidewater glaciers.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance bedrock geologic map for the northern Alaska peninsula area, southwest Alaska

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map of the Kodiak Islands, Alaska

The Kodiak Islands are located on the west side of the Gulf of Alaska and one of the largest areas of exposure of the flysch and melange of the Chugach terrane of southern Alaska.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map of the lower Yukon River region, Alaska

Reconnaissance geologic map of the lower Yukon River region in southwest Alaska includes Quaternary surficial deposits on the delta plain and bedrock exposures in mountains within the delta plain and the uplands that border the delta plain.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map of the western Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map of the Yukon-Koyukuk Basin, Alaska

Reconnaissance geologic map of the Yukon-Koyukuk basin, Alaska, which is a region characterized by isolated hilly areas and low mountain ranges, separated by broad alluviated interior and coastal lowlands.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States; Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Previous mineral resource assessment data compilation for the U.S. Geological Survey Sagebrush Mineral Resource Assessment Project

A compilation of previously published mineral potential maps that were used for the Sagebrush Mineral Resource Assessment (SaMiRA) project. Data are provided in CSV, Esri file geodatabase, GeoTiff, and shapefile formats.

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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 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 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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Puget Sound (Washington) aeromagnetic maps and data

Gridded data and maps for individual quadrangles and for the entire compilation

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Radiometric Survey in Western Afghanistan: A Website for Distribution of Data

Radiometric (uranium, thorium, potassium content and gamma-ray intensity) and related data were digitized from radiometric and survey route location maps of western Afghanistan previously published by others in 1976.

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Radionuclide data and calculations and loss-on-ignition, X-ray fluorescence, and ICP-AES data from cores in catchments of the Animas river, Colorado

Results from sediment cores collected during 1997-1999 oxbow lakes and beaver ponds to assess impact of historic mining and exposed mineral deposits on the quality of the water and the aquatic and riparian habitats.

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Rare Earth Element Occurrence Database of the Tien Shan Region, Central Asia

This inventory consists of 384 REE-RM occurrences, including 160 in Kazakhstan, 75 in Kyrgyzstan, 60 in Tajikistan, 2 in Turkmenistan, and 87 in Uzbekistan with location, mineral deposit type, geology, production, resources, and development status. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and shapefile formats.

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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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Record quality tables for the Mineral Resources Data System

Measures of quality for each of 304,643 records in the Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS) database. This analysis is intended to separate records that describe those resources well and are trustworthy from those that lack fundamental information or cannot be verified easily. Data are provided in tab-delimited text, Microsoft Excel, and SQLite. PHP code used to carry out the analysis is included for reference.

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Regional mapping of hydrothermally altered igneous rocks along the Urumieh-Dokhtar, Chagai, and Alborz Belts of western Asia using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data and Interactive Data Language (IDL) logical oper

Regional maps of phyllic and argillic hydrothermal alteration are presented on 10 separate plates available in either low or high resolution. A GIS package includes points features for potential porphyry copper sites also provided in tabular form.

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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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Results of electrical resistivity data collected near the town of Guernsey, Platte county, Wyoming

A study to investigate subsurface geologic conditions as they relate to ground-water flow in an abandoned landfill.

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Revised digital aeromagnetic data for areas in and adjacent to the National Petroleum Reserve Area (NPRA), North Slope, Alaska

Redigitized and corrected data from a previously published study

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Rhode Island geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Rhode Island, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Sediment-hosted copper deposits of the world: Deposit models and database

Characteristics of 785 deposits, including grade, tonnage, rocks, mineralogy, and references

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Sediment-hosted gold deposits of the world: database and grade and tonnage models

Location and characteristics of 123 sediment-hosted gold deposits worldwide. These deposits have disseminated micron-sized invisible gold in sedimentary rocks.

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Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models

This report provides information on sediment-hosted zinc-lead mineral deposits based on the geologic settings that are observed on regional geologic maps.

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Selected Data from Preliminary Report on the Timmins-Kirkland Lake Area Gold Deposits File

Data on gold deposits extracted from an existing publication (available only as an image) to enable analysis. The Ontario Geological Survey, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, Ontario, Canada kindly granted permission to re-publish these data. These data are provided in CSV format.

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Selected geochemical data for modeling near-surface processes in mineral systems

Data on a variety of mineral deposit types that have variable environmental effects when exposed at the ground surface by mining or natural processes.

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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-phase data from cores at the proposed Dewey Burdock uranium in-situ recovery mine, near Edgemont, South Dakota

Geochemical and mineralogical analysis of uranium-bearing sandstone in order to help understand mineral deposits of this type.

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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 Carolina geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in South Carolina, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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South Dakota geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in South Dakota, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 database for a global assessment of undiscovered copper resources

Permissive tracts for porphyry coppper and sediment-hosted copper worldwide, with known deposits and results of the assessment.

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Spatial database of mining-related features in 2001 at selected phosphate mines, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, and Caribou Counties, Idaho

Features include mine pit; backfilled mine pit; waste rock dump; adit and waste rock dump; ore stockpile; topsoil stockpile; tailings or tailings pond; sediment catchment; facilities; road; railroad; water reservoir; disturbed land, undifferentiated; and

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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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Spatial digital database for the tectonic map of southeast Arizona

Geologic map GIS which represents the original content of the published geologic map and which can be queried in many ways to produce a variety of geologic maps and derivative products.

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Spatial Digital Database of the Geologic Map of Catalina Core Complex and San Pedro Trough, Pima, Pinal, Gila, Graham, and Cochise Counties, Arizona

Geologic map information in GIS formats

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Spring runoff water-chemistry data from the Standard Mine and Elk Creek, Gunnison County, Colorado, 2010

Periodic sampling of water during the spring of 2010 was carried out to understand the range and timing of variation in pH and metal concentration, and help evaluate variation in water quality during spring runoff.

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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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Stratabound copper-silver deposits of the Mesoproterozoic Revett Formation, Montana and Idaho with a section on databases and spatial-data files for the geology and mineral deposits of the Revett Formation

Includes deposits, occurrences, and prospects; drill core logs and measured sections; and spatial databases for geologic maps, untested exploration areas, and permissive tracts for undiscovered mineral deposits.

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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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Surface mineral maps of Afghanistan derived from HyMap imaging spectrometer data, version 2

The report presents new maps from data collected in 2007 and the processing steps applied to that data. The maps are being used for natural resource development and to prioritize study areas of mineral distribution to assist with economic revitalization.

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Synthesis of petrographic, geochemical, and isotopic data for the Boulder batholith, southwest Montana

Geochemical and mineralogical analyses of plutonic rock samples

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Temporal Chemical Data for Sediment, Water, and Biological Samples from the Lava Cap Mine Superfund Site, Nevada County, California-2006-2008

This report is a compilation of water and sediment chemical data generated by the USGS study of indigenous, arsenic-sequestering microbial communities. A total of 9 synoptic sampling efforts conducted at specific sites are described.

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Temporal geochemistry data from five springs in the Cement Creek watershed, San Juan County, Colorado

Seasonal geochemical data intended to understand formation of ferricretes and to help understand the ground-water flow system.

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Tennessee geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Tennessee, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Texas geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Texas, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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 geochemical landscape of northwestern Wisconsin and adjacent parts of northern Michigan and Minnesota (geochemical data files)

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The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) Geodatabase of the Conterminous United States

A collection of state geological maps using the same underlying database structure. Updates the preliminary state geologic map compilation released in 2005, with corrections and seven updated state geologic maps as well as seven new state geologic maps.

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Thickness of Santa Fe group sediments in the Española Basin south of Santa Fe, New Mexico, as estimated from aeromagnetic data

Interpretation of aeromagnetic data, with geologic structure, to infer thickness and estimate capacity of an aquifer.

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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 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 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 data for inherited cassiterite in "Tin Granites", an example from the Yazov Granite, Eastern Siberia

Comparative LA-ICPMS U−Pb dating results for zircon and cassiterite in these deposits to help understand how critical elements, like tin, are enriched in rare-metal granites. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb data for the Coles Hill uranium deposit, Virginia

Radiometric age measurements on mineral components within this large but undeveloped mineral deposit, to help understand its geologic history. Data are provided in CSV format. Locations are provided in shapefile format.

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U-Pb data for: In situ LA-ICPMS U-Pb dating of cassiterite without a known-age matrix-matched reference material: Examples from worldwide tin deposits spanning the Proterozoic to Tertiary

Data supporting a LA-ICPMS analytical procedure for dating cassiterite, a main ore mineral in tin deposits, with no need for an independently dated matrix-matched cassiterite standard. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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U-Pb data for: Monazite and cassiterite U-Pb dating of the Abu Dabbab rare-metal granite, Egypt: Late Cryogenian metalliferous granite magmatism in the Arabian-Nubian Shield

Results of direct age dating on Cassiterite samples of alluvial ore concentrate from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb data for: U-Pb geochronology of tin deposits associated with the Cornubian Batholith of southwest England: Direct dating of cassiterite by in situ LA-ICPMS

Geochronologic data to demonstrate a practical application of the LA-ICPMS analytical procedure for U–Pb dating of cassiterite without reliance on an independently dated matrix-matched cassiterite reference material. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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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 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 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 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 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: 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 data for: Upper Triassic and Jurassic sedimentary rocks from Sonora, MX

Radiometric age and supporting measurements for these rocks to understand their geologic history. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries 2022 Data Release

Statistics for over 88 nonfuel mineral commodities including items such as production, imports, exports, price, stocks, apparent consumption, and/or net import reliance for nonfuel mineral commodities. Data are provided in CSV format.

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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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USGS Spectral Library Version 7 Data

Spectra measured with laboratory, field, and airborne spectrometers. The instruments used cover wavelengths from the ultraviolet to the far infrared (0.2 to 200 microns). Laboratory samples of specific minerals, plants, chemical compounds, and man-made materials were measured. In many cases, samples were purified, so that unique spectral features of a material can be related to its chemical structure. Data are provided in text format as well as the SPECtrum Processing Routines (SPECPR) 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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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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Utah geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Utah, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Vermont geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Vermont, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Virginia geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Virginia, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models

Information on VMS deposits from around the world with new grade and tonnage models for three subtypes of VMS deposits and data allowing locations of all deposits to be plotted using GIS.

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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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Washington geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Washington, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Water and sediment chemical data and data summary of samples collected in 1999 and 2001 in the Goodpaster River Basin, Big Delta B-2 Quadrangle, Alaska

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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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West Virginia geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in West Virginia, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Whole Rock Geochemical Data For Altered And Mineralized Rocks, Red Dog Zn-Pb-Ag District, Western Brooks Range, Alaska

This report presents geochemical analyses for 220 mostly altered and mineralized rock samples from the Red Dog Zn-Pb-Ag district in the western Brooks Range of northern Alaska.

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Whole Rock Geochemical Data For Paleozoic Sedimentary Rocks of the Western Brooks Range, Alaska

This report presents geochemical analyses for 210 unaltered and unmineralized rock samples of Paleozoic age in the western Brooks Range of northern Alaska.

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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 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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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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Wisconsin geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Wisconsin, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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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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Wyoming geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Wyoming, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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X-ray diffraction data of sediment samples from Hastings, Nebraska

X-ray diffraction data on sediment core samples collected in this area to inform aquifer sediment composition, mineralogical composition of operationally defined size fractions, and geochemical modeling. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Yale stocks and flows database (YSTAFDB) describing anthropogenic materials cycles, recycling, and criticality for 102 materials on spatial scales ranging from suburbs to global and timescales from the early 1800s to circa 2017

Relational database describing 102 materials from the early 1800s to circa 2017 through anthropogenic cycles, their recycling and criticality properties, and on spatial scales ranging from suburbs to global. Provided as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and CSV formats.

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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 volcanic ash beds in the Barstow Formation, California probe data 2022

Geochronological analysis of zircons from these ash beds. Data are provided in CSV format.

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1998 Assessment of undiscovered deposits of gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in the United States

Estimates of the tonnages and amounts of contained metal in undiscovered deposits, mineral deposit types.

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A helicopter-borne magnetic survey over Dixie Valley geothermal field, Nevada

Gridded data from helicopter study of shallow geologic structures

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A preliminary full spectrum magnetic anomaly grid of the United States with improved long wavelengths for studying continental dynamics

The long-wavelength (50-2,500 km) content of the regional magnetic anomaly compilation was improved by utilizing a nearly homogeneous a nearly homogeneous set of NURE magnetic surveys flown from 1975 to 1981

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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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Acid-rock drainage at Skytop, Centre County, Pennsylvania, 2004

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Active mines and mineral plants in the US

Mine plants and operations for commodities monitored by the National Minerals Information Center of the USGS. Operations included are those considered active in 2003 and surveyed by the USGS.

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Aerial gamma-ray survey for parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties, Texas

The USGS had an aerial survey flown over parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties in Texas. The aerial survey included measurements of the earth's magnetic field and of the radioactivity of the surface rocks and soils.

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Aerial gamma-ray surveys in Alaska

Measurements indicating abundance of radioactive elements in near-surface rocks. Grids and flight-line data from surveys flown 1976-1980.

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Aerial magnetic, electromagnetic, and gamma-ray survey, Berrien county, Michigan

Maps, grids, and flight-line databases of a detailed aerial survey and maps and grids of satellite data

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Aeromagnetic and aeromagnetic-based geologic maps of the Coastal Belt, Franciscan Complex, northern California

New aeromagnetic point observation data with grids as well

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Aeromagnetic and gravity maps of the central Marysvale volcanic field, southwestern Utah

Maps (no data) depicting aeromagnetic and Bouguer gravity anomaly in the study area. Report discusses rock sample density and magnetic properties, but data are buried in PDF tables.

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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 expression of buried basaltic volcanoes near Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Mathematical modeling and analysis of aeromagnetic anomaly data (gridded data provide in another report).

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Aeromagnetic interpretations for understanding the hydrogeologic framework of the southern Española Basin, New Mexico

Analysis of geophysical data, inferring geologic structure of the study area

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Aeromagnetic map for the state of Idaho

Aeromagnetic surveys of Idaho, merged to form seamless grids across the state. Data provided in a variety of formats.

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Aeromagnetic survey in Afghanistan

Digital files and descriptions of airborne and ground collected magnetic data in Afghanistan

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Aeromagnetic survey map of the central California coast ranges

Intended to promote further understanding of the geology and structure in the central California Coast Ranges, includes downloadable gridded point database.

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Aeromagnetic survey of Dillingham Area in Southwest Alaska

Gridded survey data with summary map images.

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Aeromagnetic survey of Medina and Uvalde Counties, Texas

Flight-line data, flight-line and aeromagnetic anomaly map images

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Aeromagnetic survey of Taylor Mountains area in southwest Alaska

Map and flight-line data, with documentation of the survey

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Aeromagnetic survey of the Amargosa desert, Nevada and California

Grid data files along with maps in PDF and PostScript accompany this report

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Aeromagnetic surveying in Wisconsin 1977-98

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Aeromagnetic surveying in Wisconsin 1998-99

Aeromagnetic flight-line measurements and gridded anomaly data

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Aeromagnetic surveys in the Anchorage, Iliamna, and Tyonek quadrangles, Alaska

Gridded data from aeromagnetic surveys

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Aeromagnetic surveys in Yukon Flats Alaska

Flight-line data from the aeromagnetic survey

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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 Electromagnetic (AEM) Survey Inventory

Spatial footprints with scientific and operational characteristics of airborne electromagnetic surveys conducted by or for the USGS.

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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 mapping of the base of aquifer in areas of western Nebraska

Gridded data used to revise base of aquifer, with supporting elevation data.

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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 Geophysical Survey Inventory of the Conterminous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico (ver. 3.0, November 2021)

Compilation of airborne geophysical surveys (magnetic, radiometric, and electromagnetic) with links, for each survey to the data, metadata, and preview images. Includes a measure of quality indicating which surveys are likely most useful for investigations of subsurface mineral deposits. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, and CSV formats.

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Airborne geophysical surveys

Airborne surveys measuring the earth's magnetic field, resistivity or other electomagnetic properties, or gamma ray emission over parts of North America.

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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 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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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 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, 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, 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, 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 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 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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Airborne radiometric maps of Mountain Pass, California

Geophysical investigations of Mountain Pass and vicinity were begun as part of an effort to study regional crustal structures as an aid to understanding the geologic framework and mineral resources of the eastern Mojave Desert. The study area encompasses

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Alaska map quadrangles at 1:250,000 scale

Outlines of 1:250,000 scale map quadrangles in Alaska for use as a geographic reference within Google Earth or other software capable of interpreting KML, with links to additional mineral resource-related geoscientific information produced by USGS.

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Alteration, slope-classified alteration, and potential lahar inundation maps of volcanoes for the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Volcano Archive

Identifies hydrothermally altered volcanic edifices and vulnerable areas downstream by mapping alteration on volcanoes, highlighting lahar prone watersheds using Global Digital Elevation Model data, and modeling via a lahar flow-fill modeling program

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An aeromagnetic survey in Yellowstone National Park

Grids of total magnetic intensity for the park

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An interpretation of the 1997 airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey, Fort Huachuca vicinity, Cochise County, Arizona

Grids and flight-line magnetic and conductivity data

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An updated X-ray diffractogram library of geologic materials

An updated library of X-ray powder diffraction data intended for qualitative or full-pattern quantitative mineralogical analysis of geologic materials. These data are meant to accompany RockJock, a USGS program for quantitative analysis of mineralogy. However, this library of diffractograms may be used effectively for quantitative mineralogical analysis of geologic materials using other programs that utilize full-pattern summation. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Analytical Results and Sample Locality Map for Rock, Stream-Sediment, and Soil Samples, Northern and Eastern Colorado Desert BLM Resource Area, Imperial, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, California

A geochemical survey of the Bureau of Land Management's 5.5 million-acre Northern and Eastern Colorado Desert Resource Area

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Analytical Results and Sample Locations of Reanalyzed NURE Stream-Sediment and Soil Samples for the Humboldt River Basin Mineral-Environmental Assessment, Northern Nevada

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) collected stream-sediment and soil samples in order to evaluate the geochemistry of the Humboldt River Basin.

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Analytical results for stream sediment and soil samples from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Isla de Culebra, and Isla de Vieques

Geochemical data from 2560 stream sediment samples collected in Puerto Rico, 421 soil samples collected on Isla de Vieques, and 35 soil samples were collected on Isla de Culebra, analyzed by semiquantitative spectrographic methods.

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Application of ground penetrating radar to estimate sand and gravel resources near Bow, southern New Hampshire

Includes application-specific radar data files.

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Aquatic assessment of the Ely Copper Mine Superfund site, Vershire, Vermont

A wide variety of geochemical analyses show strong local impact on water quality in this area of historical copper mining.

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Asbestos mines, prospects, and occurrences in the US

Location and mineralogical characteristics of former mines, prospects, and occurrences of asbestos in the continental US. No asbestos producing mines are currently active. Data here are drawn from several previously published reports.

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Assessment of undiscovered copper resources associated with the Permian Kupferschiefer, Southern Permian Basin, Europe

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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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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Automated mapping of mineral groups and green vegetation from Landsat Thematic Mapper imagery with an example from the San Juan Mountains, Colorado

Analysis of multispectral satellite imagery allows us to identify areas covered by various types of minerals and vegetation, with results provided in image files you can use in GIS.

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Available sand and gravel resources in southern New Hampshire

Estimates thickness of sand and gravel resources available in this broad area using geology, topography, land cover, and ground-water level.

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Basement domain map of the conterminous United States and Alaska

Seventy-seven major components of the North American continent were delineated at a general scale (1:5,000,000); including the general composition, geological environment, and types of primary metals endowments that can be expected in each domain.

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Basement domain map of the conterminous US and Alaska

Seventy-seven major components of the North American continent were delineated at a general scale (1:5,000,000); including the general composition, geological environment, and types of primary metals endowments that can be expected in each domain.

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Bedrock and soil geochemistry from Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Analyses to establish the background and baseline geochemistry for bedrock and soil in the region, and to determine terrestrial mercury sources and sinks in the park

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Bedrock geologic map of New Hampshire, a digital representation of Lyons and others 1997 map and ancillary files

Bedrock geology with geopolitical and hydrologic information, such as political boundaries, quadrangle boundaries, hydrologic units, and water-well data

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Bedrock geologic map of the Port Wing, Solon Springs, and parts of the Duluth and Sandstone 30' x 60' quadrangles, Wisconsin

This Report provides digital data (shapefiles and .e00 files) for the bedrock geology in the Port Wing, Solon Springs, and parts of the Duluth and Sandstone quadrangles in Wisconsin.

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Bedrock geology and mineral resources of the Knoxville 1° x 2° quadrangle, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina

Digital format for the map plate in Bulletin 1979 (Robinson et al., 1991),Bedrock Geology and Mineral Resources of the Knoxville 1°x2° Quadrangle, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

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Bedrock soil and lichen geochemistry from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

Geochemical analyses conducted as part of a larger study of the Midcontinent Rift in the Lake Superior region.

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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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Bouguer 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 Bouguer gravity anomaly for the conterminous US.

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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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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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Carbonatites of the world, explored deposits of Nb and REE

Data on 60 of the 527 known carbonatites in the world, providing reliable quantitative data on ore tonnages and grades of niobium and REE.

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Case study of the environmental signature of a recently abandoned, carbonate-hosted replacement deposit: The Clayton Mine, Idaho

Multi-element geochemical analysis of host rock, ore, mine waste, flotation-mill tailings, slag, stream sediments, creek and adit waters, and leachates of mine waste and mill tailings.

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Chemical analyses of soils and other surficial materials of the conterminous US

Geochemistry of soils and other regoliths collected and analyzed by Hans Shacklette and colleagues from 1958 until about 1976.

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Chemical Composition of Samples Collected from Waste Rock Dumps and Other Mining-Related Features at Selected Phosphate Mines in Southeastern Idaho, Western Wyoming, and Northern Utah

Chemical analyses for 31 samples collected from various phosphate mine sites in southeastern Idaho (25), northern Utah (2), and western Wyoming (4)

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Chemistry of Selected Core Samples, Concentrate, Tailings, and Tailings Pond Waters: Pea Ridge Iron (-Lanthanide-Gold) Deposit, Washington County, Missouri

This report examines potential sources of lanthanide elements [rare earth elements (REE)] with the objective of providing up-to-date geologic information regarding mineral commodities likely to have increased demand in the near term.

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Chemistry of stream sediments and surface waters in New England

Regional data for pH, alkalinity, and specific conductance for stream waters and a multi-element geochemical dataset for stream sediments collected in the New England.

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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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Coal fields of the conterminous United States - National Coal Resource Assessment updated version

This map sheet with accompanying Geographic Information System (GIS) project is an update of the existing U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Conterminous U.S. Coal Fields map compiled using data primarily from the USGS National Coal Resource Assessment (NCRA).

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Cobalt Deposits in the United States

Descriptions of more than 60 mineral regions, mines, and mineral deposits within the United States and its territories that are reported to contain enrichments of cobalt. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile Microsoft Excel, and CSV formats.

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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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Comparative geology and geochemistry of sedimentary- rock-hosted (Carlin-type) gold deposits in the People's Republic of China and in Nevada, USA (Revised version)

This small database provides information about sedimentary- rock-hosted (Carlin-type) gold deposits in China.

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Comparison of ASTER- and AVIRIS-derived mineral and vegetation maps of the White Horse replacement alunite deposit and surrounding area, Marysvale volcanic field, Utah

Analysis of mineral and vegetation maps of parts of the Marysvale volcanic field in west-central Utah near the White Horse replacement alunite deposit.

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Cretaceous magmatic rocks of Alaska

Data derived from the 1994 map "Latest Cretaceous and Cenozoic magmatic rocks of Alaska" compiled by E.J. Moll-Stalcup, D.A. Brew, and T.L. Vallier, published (at 1:2,500,000 scale) in volume G-1 of "The Geology of Alaska" (GSA)

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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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Density and magnetic susceptibility values for rocks in the Talkeetna mountains and adjacent region, south-central Alaska

A compilation and statistical analysis of 306 density and 706 magnetic susceptibility measurements of rocks from south-central Alaska

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Depositional Setting and Geochemistry of Phosphorites and Metalliferous Black Shales in the Carboniferous-Permian Lisburne Group, Northern Alaska

The purpose of this paper is to present new sedimentological, paleontological, and geochemical data that allow us to define the geographic and stratigraphic extent and depositional setting of these temporally unusual phosphorites.

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Description and validation of an automated methodology for mapping mineralogy, vegetation, and hydrothermal alteration type from ASTER satellite imagery with examples from the San Juan Mountains, Colorado

Raster image files indicating the interpreted alteration and mineral groups inferred using the methodology.

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Determination of premining geochemical background and delineation of extent of sediment contamination in Blue Creek downstream from Midnite Mine, Stevens county, Washington

Geochemical and radionuclide analyses of surface samples and cores taken near the outflow of this old uranium mine.

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Digital bedrock geologic map of the Ashland and northern part of the Ironwood 30' x 60' quadrangles, Wisconsin and Michigan

Geologic units and structural features, GIS data files

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Digital Files for Northeast Asia Geodynamics, Mineral Deposit Location, and Metallogenic Belt Maps, Stratigraphic Columns, Descriptions of Map Units, and Descriptions of Metallogenic Belts

Extensive description of mineral deposits across a wide swath of the world, includes deposit models, characteristics of individual deposits, and maps

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Digital geologic map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior region- Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan

Bedrock geologic units, faults, and MRDS mineral deposit records for the area

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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 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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Digital map of surficial geology, wetlands, and deepwater habitats, Coeur d'Alene river valley, Idaho

Details of materials and geologic environments in an area where a long history of mining has enriched stream sediments in silver, lead, zinc, arsenic, antimony and mercury, copper, cadmium, manganese, and iron.

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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 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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Engineering geologic maps of northern Alaska, Harrison Bay quadrangle

Map and report on the surficial deposits and bedrock of the onshore part of the Harrison Bay quadrangle, Alaska. The map area is located within the Arctic Coastal Plain and in the northeastern part of the National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska (NPRA).

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Environmental characteristics of the abandoned Greenwood Mine area, Prince William Forest Park, Virginia; implications for mercury geochemistry

Water quality data for the area include pH, dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, total acid soluble and dissolved major and trace element concentrations for sites around the mine workings.

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Environmental impact of the Contact and Sonoma mercury mines on water, sediment, and biota in Anna Belcher and Little Sulphur Creek watersheds, Sonoma County, California

Data from field sampling of tailings, waste rock, sediment, and water at the mines, along with water, sediment, and biota in a pond and tributaries that drain from the mine area, to help assess the chemical hazards due to historic mining.

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Environmental impact of the Helen, Research, and Chicago mercury mines on water, sediment, and biota in the Upper Dry Creek watershed, Lake County, California

Data from field sampling of tailings, waste rock, sediment, and water at the mines, along with water, sediment, and biota in a pond and tributaries that drain from the mine area, to help assess the chemical hazards due to historic mining.

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Estimated gravel resources of the Soucook River valley, Loudon, New Hampshire, 7.5' Quadrangle using improved techniques for assessing gravel resources in glaciofluvial deposits

Images and text from a poster session (Geological Society of America Northeastern Section) showing methodology and results for an example

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Evaporite-related potash resources: deposits and permissive tracts worldwide

Includes descriptions of 981 known occurrences and deposits as well as qualitative assessment of undiscovered resource potential in 84 permissive tracts.

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Examination of Libby, Montana, Fill Material for Background Levels of Amphibole from the Rainy Creek Complex Using Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis

Sample locations and descriptions, with compositional analysis to constrain the natural background levels of fibrous amphiboles potentially derived from the nearby Rainy Creek Complex.

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Field demonstrations of five geophysical methods that could be used to characterize deposits of alluvial aggregate

Data from seismic reflection and refraction, electromagnetic sounding, and resistivity profiling in a study area in Indiana. Exact location is not provided.

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Fluorine, fluorite, and fluorspar in central Colorado

Distribution of fluorine in specific age-lithologic categories, ranging from precambrian metamorphic rocks to modern soils.

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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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Generalized thermal maturity map of Alaska

Data derived from the 1996 "Generalized Thermal Maturity Map of Alaska" compiled by M.J. Johnsson and D.G. Howell, published in USGS Bulletin 2142. Combines vitrinite reflectance and conodont alteration index in generalized units.

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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 bauxite and associated rocks from the Arkansas bauxite region, central Arkansas

Major and trace element analytical results of samples of bauxite (aluminum ore) and associated rocks.

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Geochemical analyses of geologic materials from areas of critical environmental concern, Clark and Nye counties, Nevada

Results of analysis in tabular form

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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 rock, sediment, and water from the region in and around the Tuba City landfill, Tuba City, Arizona

Regional samples of rock, sediment, leachates, and water were collected in and around the TCL site and analyzed for major and minor elements and radionuclides

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Geochemical analysis of soils and sediments, Coeur d'Alene drainage basin, Idaho: Sampling, analytical methods, and results

Chemical composition of sediments and soils are of interest because of the potential for human and wildlife health impacts from high metal contents due to over 100 years of mining activity.

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Geochemical and mineralogic characterization of solids and their effects on waters in metal-mining environments, in Seal, R.R., II, and Foley, N.K., eds., Progress on geoenvironmental models for selected mineral deposit types

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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 characterization of the abandoned Valzinco (lead-zinc) and Mitchell (gold) mine sites prior to reclamation, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Geochemical data for all solid sample media, along with mineralogical data, and results of weathering experiments on Valzinco tailings and field experiments on sediment accumulation in Knights Branch.

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Geochemical and mineralogical maps, with interpretation, for soils of the conterminous United States

Between 2007 and 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey conducted a low-density (1 site per 1,600 square kilometers, 4,857 sites) geochemical and mineralogical survey of soils in the conterminous United States. The sampling protocol for the national-scale surve

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Geochemical and Sulfur-Isotopic Signatures of Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits on Prince of Wales Island and Vicinity, Southeastern Alaska

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Geochemical characterization of drainage prior to reclamation at the abandoned Valzinco mine, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Geochemical analysis of water samples to provide a pre-reclamation assessment of seasonal variations of acid and metal concentrations in Knight's Branch help evaluate the reclamation project.

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Geochemical characterization of mine waste at the Ely Copper Mine superfund site, Orange County, Vermont

An environmental impact study is done for the abandoned Ely copper mine. The extent of contamination is studyed along with the type and chemical composition of the mine waste piles.

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Geochemical Characterization of Mine Waste, Mine Drainage, and Stream Sediments at the Pike Hill Copper Mine Superfund Site, Orange County, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sampling procedures, analytical methodologies, and results to assess the potential for mine waste and drainage to have an adverse impact on aquatic ecosystems, on drinking- water supplies, and to human health

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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 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 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 results from stream-water and stream-sediment samples collected in Colorado and New Mexico

Data from a study intended to explore how well the chemical analysis of water and sediment in an area reflects that of the rock from which the sediments are eroded and through which the water flows.

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Geochemical Results of Lysimeter Sampling at the Manning Canyon Repository in the Mercur Mining District, Utah

This report presents chemical characteristics of transient unsaturated-zone water collected by lysimeter from the Manning Canyon repository site in Utah. Data collected by U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Manageme

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Geochemistry and mineralogy of soils collected in the lower Rio Grande valley, Texas

Chemical and mineralogical results of a soil study conducted in the lower Rio Grande valley, Texas. 210 samples were collected from soils formed on Holocene alluvial flood-plain and distributary channel deposits of the river valley.

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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 rock samples collected from the Iron Hill carbonatite complex, Gunnison county, Colorado

A study conducted collected 57 surface rock samples from nine types of intrusive rock to reexamine the chemistry and metallic content of the major rock units of the Iron Hill complex

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Geochemistry of soils from the San Rafael Valley, Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Surficial geochemical methods used to identify subsurface mineral deposits covered by alluvium. Can a geophysical anomaly, interpreted as a buried granite pluton, be discerned from the geochemical characteristics of overlying Quaternary sediments?

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Geochemistry, geochronology, mineralogy, and geology suggest sources of and controls on mineral systems in the southern Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada

Geochemical analysis of rock samples in DBF tables from the PLUTO database. Maps are provided in PDF only.

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Geochronology and geology of late Oligocene through Miocene volcanism and mineralization in the western San Juan mountains, Colorado

New age determinations with descriptions of sample locations and analytical details.

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Geologic and aeromagnetic maps of the Fossil Ridge area and vicinity, Gunnison County, Colorado

Geologic units, structural features, and aeromagnetic anomaly map of the area

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Geologic and fossil locality maps of the west-central part of the Howard Pass quadrangle and part of the adjacent Misheguk Mountain quadrangle, western Brooks Range, Alaska

This publication includes a bedrock geologic map depicting the complex allochthonous structure of an area along the north flank of the west-central Brooks Range. A compilation of new and previously reported macro- and micro-fossil identifications and a

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Geologic and geophysical framework of the Santa Rosa 7.5' quadrangle, Sonoma county, California

Geologic units, structural features, magnetic and gravity anomaly contours and radiometric ages of this area

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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 and mineralogic controls on acid and metal-rich rock drainage in an alpine watershed, Handcard Gulch, Colorado

Mineralogical data on samples from the surface and from drill cores, with geological observations help to understand the hydrology and effects of geology on acid-rock drainage in a mineralized alpine watershed.

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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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Geologic field notes, geochemical analyses, and field photographs of outcrops and rock samples from the Big Delta B-1 quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Major element oxide and trace element geochemical analyses, including those for gold, silver, and base metals, for representative rock units and for grab samples from quartz veins and mineralized zones within the quadrangle

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Geologic map of Alaska

Digital compilation and reinterpretation of published and unpublished geologic mapping of Alaska.

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Geologic map of Alaska

Data derived from the 1980 Geologic Map of Alaska compiled by H.M. Beikman and published by the USGS. The map is a regional summary of geologic formations and units at 1:2,500,000 scale. Does not include faults, volcanoes, or correlation chart.

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Geologic map of Alaska

Digital compilation and reinterpretation of published and unpublished geologic mapping of Alaska.

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Geologic map of Big Bend National Park, Texas

New geologic map to reflect mapping of late Cretaceous to Tertiary clastic sedimentary rocks, park-wide mapping of surficial deposits, and a newly revised volcanic stratigraphy.

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Geologic map of central (interior) Alaska

Geologic map and associated digital databases of central Alaska. Compilation and reinterpretation of previously published and unpublished mapping at 1:250,000 scale, with limited 1:125,000 and 1:63,360 scale mapping.

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Geologic map of the Big Delta B-1 quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Geologic mapping and U-Pb age dating of the Big Delta B-1 quadrangle provides insights into the geology and gold mineralization of the headwater region of the Goodpaster River.

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Geologic map of the Big Delta B-2 quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Geologic map of the Big Delta B-2 quadrangle, including U-Pb geochronology, correlation chart, and description of map units.

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Geologic map of the Christian quadrangle, Alaska

Geology of the Christian quadrangle in the Porcupine Plateau, southern Brooks Range, and Yukon Flats. Includes geologic map, fossil data, location of oil shale, and geospatial data sets.

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Geologic Map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Region, Tennessee and North Carolina

Bedrock and surficial geologic units and structural features in this area

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Geologic map of the Ikpikpuk River quadrangle, Alaska

Geologic map of the Ikpikpuk quadrangle, compiled from previously published and unpublished sources. This map is part of a collection of digital maps of northern Alaska, that span the transition from the Brooks Range to the Arctic coastal plain.

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Geologic map of the Kechumstuk fault zone in the Mount Veta area, Fortymile mining district, east-central Alaska

This map depicts the fundamental geologic features for the western part of the Fortymile mining district and delineates the location of known bedrock mineral prospects and their relationship to rock types and structural features.

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Geologic map of the Lookout Ridge quadrangle, Alaska

Geologic map of the Lookout Ridge quadrangle, compiled from previously published and unpublished sources. This map is part of a collection of digital maps of northern Alaska, that span the transition from the Brooks Range to the Arctic coastal plain.

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Geologic map of the Point Lay quadrangle, Alaska

Geologic map of the Point Lay quadrangle, compiled from previously published and unpublished sources. This map is part of a collection of digital maps of northern Alaska, that span the transition from the Brooks Range to the Arctic coastal plain.

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Geologic map of the Umiat quadrangle, Alaska

Geologic map of the Umiat quadrangle, compiled from previously published and unpublished sources. This map is part of a collection of digital maps of northern Alaska, that span the transition from the Brooks Range to the Arctic coastal plain.

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Geologic map of the Utukok River quadrangle, Alaska

Geologic map of the Utukok River quadrangle, compiled from previously published and unpublished sources. This map is part of a collection of digital maps of northern Alaska, that span the transition from the Brooks Range to the Arctic coastal plain.

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Geologic map of the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Reconnaissance geologic map of the largest National Park in the US. Map area includes high mountains, active and ancient volcanoes, expansive ice fields, and alpine and tidewater glaciers. Kennecott Mine, a world-class copper deposit is located in the p

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Geology and mineral deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula and vicinity, Michigan

Geospatial data and tabular data on the geology, structure, mines and mineral deposits, including lithology, age, tectonic setting, and stratigraphy.

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Geology and nonfuel mineral deposits of Africa and the Middle East

Delineated areas of the world that are geologically permissive for the occurrence of undiscovered selected nonfuel mineral resources together with estimates of the quantity and quality of the resources

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Geology and nonfuel mineral deposits of Asia and the Pacific

Report on known and undiscovered nonfuel mineral deposits and resources of the Asia and Pacific region. Includes the age and type of rocks that contain the deposits, and regional exploration history.

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Geology and resource assessment of Costa Rica

Geologic map at 1:500,000 scale, digitized from USGS I-1865. Includes mines, prospects, and occurrences, permissive tracts for several mineral deposit types, and gravity anomaly contours.

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Geology and resource assessment of Costa Rica at 1:500,000 scale; a digital representation of maps of the U.S. Geological Survey's 1987 folio I-1865

Geologic units, structural features, geochemical sample points, and detailed information about the Tilaran gold mining area.

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Geology and resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield at 1:500,000 scale

Mineral resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield, including geologic unit map

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Geology and undiscovered resource assessment of the potash-bearing Central Asia Salt Basin, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan

Known deposits, thickness of potash-bearing units, and permissive tracts with estimates of undiscovered resources.

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Geology of Puerto Rico

Geologic units and faults from USGS Open File Report 98-38, concerning assessment of the mineral resources of Puerto Rico

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Geology of the conterminous United States

A digital version of the Geologic Map of the United States, originally published at a scale of 1:2,500,000 (King and Beikman, 1974b). It excludes Alaska and Hawaii.

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Geology of the Payette National Forest and vicinity, west-central Idaho

Geologic unit contacts, faults, dikes, and folds in this area, in map form as well as geospatial datasets.

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Geology, geochemistry and geophysics of sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits in P.R. China

Includes data on mineral deposit locations and geochemical analyses

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Geology, geochemistry, and genesis of the Greens Creek massive sulfide deposit, Admiralty Island, southeastern Alaska

This metal ore deposit formed over a period of time in which its tectonic setting was changing, consequently it shows a range of characteristics typical of several different types of deposits. Rock geochemistry data are provided in tabular form.

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Geology, geochemistry, and geophysics of the Fry Canyon uranium/copper project site, southeastern Utah - Indications of contaminant migration

Chemical analyses of water and sediment samples, images depicting resistivity.

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Geology, geochemistry, geophysics, mineral occurrences, and mineral resource assessment for the commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Geologic map with faults, along with additional scientific information needed for mineral resource assessment (geochemical analyses, mineral occurrences, geologic terranes, and estimated undiscovered resources)

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Geophysical Characterization of Subsurface Properties Relevant to the Hydrology of the Standard Mine in Elk Basin, Colorado

To help understand the hydrogeologic controls in the basin and how they affect surface and groundwater interactions with nearby mine workings, electrical resistivity profile, self–potential, and magnetic measurement data are provided herein.

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Geophysical interpretations of the southern Española Basin, New Mexico, that contribute to understanding its hydrogeologic framework

Geophysical interpretation of the southern Española basin for the purpose of understanding the hydrogeologic framework including shallow faults, igneous units, and basement rocks

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Geophysical investigation of Red Devil mine using direct-current resistivity and electromagnetic induction, Red Devil, Alaska, August 2010

This large producer of mercury operated from 1933 to 1971. As part of remediation work, this survey used electromagnetic methods to study subsurface resistivity.

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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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Geophysical surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho, September, 2002

Detailed bathymetry, lake-floor acoustic imaging, and sample characteristics to infer bottom sediment characteristics.

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Geophysical terranes of the Great Basin and parts of surrounding provinces

A set of geophysical maps with anomalies that are labeled and keyed to tables containing information on each anomaly and its source.

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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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Giant porphyry-related metal camps of the world

Database of large-tonnage, generally low-grade, hydrothermal deposits related to igneous intrusions emplaced at high crustal levels. Includes tri-partite classification based on deposit type, metal commodities, and source/host pluton chemistry.

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GIS coverages of the Castle Mountain fault, south central Alaska

The Castle Mountain fault is a major east-northeast striking fault in southern Alaska with historic seismicity and Holocene surface faulting. This data set is a compilation of fault segments from several publications.

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GIS for focus areas of potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals-aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten (version 2.0, August 2020)

GIS for focus areas of potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals: aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten. Version 2.0 of this dataset. Data are provided in CSV, Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, and Microsoft Excel formats.

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GIS for focus areas of potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals: aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten

Geographic areas identified to target acquisition of geologic mapping, geophysical data, geochemistry, or detailed topographic information to aid research, mineral exploration, and evaluation of critical mineral potential.

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GIS-based identification of areas that have resource potential for sediment-hosted Pb-Zn deposits in Alaska

Explains process by which data on rock type, minerals, geochemistry, and geophysics were analyzed to identify the potential for sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposits in Alaska. Includes descriptive information on the types of deposits studied and the results obtained from the analysis.

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Global assessment of undiscovered copper resources

Deposits, prospects, and permissive tracts for porphyry and sediment-hosted copper resources worldwide, with estimates of undiscovered copper resources.

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Global Distribution of Selected Mines, Deposits, and Districts of Critical Minerals

Global distribution of mineral resource features for 22 minerals or mineral commodities considered critical to the economy and security of the United States as of 2017, included as part of USGS Professional Paper 1802. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile format.

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Global distribution of selected mines, deposits, and districts of critical minerals

Approximate locations and short descriptions of mines, deposits, and districts where critical minerals are found. The critical minerals are discussed in USGS Professional Paper 1802 many of these locations are described in further detail in that report.

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Global Mineral Resource Assessment

Regional locations and estimates of the probable amounts of undiscovered resources of copper, platinum-group elements, and potash in selected types of mineral deposits to depths of 1 to 3 kilometers below the surface of the earth worldwide.

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Global mineral resource assessment--porphyry copper assessment of Mexico

Includes known resources and permissive tracts with estimates of the number of undiscovered resources likely to be present in the permissive tracts.

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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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Graphite 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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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 anomaly grids 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. Includes the isostatic and Bouguer anomalies for the conterminous US.

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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 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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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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Ground geophysical study of the Buckeye Mine Tailings, Boulder watershed, Montana

Electromagnetic, resistivity, and magnetic surveys used to determine the extent of contamination in an abandoned mine area.

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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-magnetic studies of the Amargosa desert region, California and Nevada

Hand-held magnetometer and sample magnetic susceptibility measurements used to help interpret complex patterns in the magnetic anomaly of this area.

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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, Villa Grove, Colorado, USA, 2011

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

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

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

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High resolution, low altitude aeromagnetic and electromagnetic survey of Mount Rainier

Flight-line and gridded data, with description of methodology and interpretation

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High-angle faults in the basement of Yucca Flats, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, based on analysis of a constrained gravity inversion surface

A fault map and digital fault dataset were constructed based on offsets of the basement surface. Because these faults are, in large part, not present at the surface, they are interpreted to be inactive faults, older than the alluvial basin fill.

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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 to image shallow faults, Poncha Springs and vicinity, Chaffee county, Colorado

Survey to map concealed faults that may be related to geothermal resources, such as hot springs; data given are surface locations of faults interpreted from the survey.

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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 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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Hydrogeochemical investigation of the Standard Mine vicinity, upper Elk Creek basin, Colorado

Ground- and surface-water samples were collected in order to characterize the local ground-water flow system, determine metal concentrations in local ground water, and understand factors controlling the discharge of metal-rich waters from the mine.

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Hydrogeochemical investigations of historic mining districts, central western slope of Colorado, including influence on surface-water quality

Geochemical analysis of mine dumps, mill tailings, mine drainage, and surface waters indicate contamination from these historic mines is generally less than that asserted or suggested by some geochemical models

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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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Impact of mine and natural sources of mercury on water, sediment, and biota in Harley Gulch adjacent to the Abbott-Turkey Run mine, Lake County, California

Detailed samples around these abandoned mines will help to determine how well site remediation efforts have worked to reduce the dangerous levels of mercury that come from both natural sources here as well as the abandoned mines.

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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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In Vitro Bioaccessibility Extractions from Previously Collected Uranium Mineral Deposit Samples, 1971 and 1981, Southwestern U.S

Total element concentration and simulated lung and gastric fluid bioaccessibility from previously collected Uranium mineral deposit samples (1971 and 1981, Southwestern U.S.) exploring possible exposures to other hazardous trace metals. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Indium in zinc-lead and other mineral deposits -- A reconnaissance survey of 1118 indium analyses published before 1985

Reconnaissance summary and survey of 1118 indium analyses of a diverse suite of minerals, including monomineralic and polymineralic ores and mineral concentrates, from 12 mineral-deposit types, principally zinc-lead deposits, from 16 countries.

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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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Integrated investigations of environmental effects of historical mining in the Basin and Boulder mining districts, Boulder River watershed, Jefferson County, Montana

Geological, geochemical, hydrologic, and biological observations combined with geographic framework data, supporting a multidisciplinary assessment of the impact of historic mining in this area.

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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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Isotopic ages of rocks in the northern Front Range, Colorado

Maps, tables, and GIS data for isotopic ages determined in the northern part of the study area.

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Large-area material maps of the conterminous United States

Maps of exposed surface mineral groups derived from automated spectral analysis of Landsat 7 ETM+ and Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data.

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Lineament analysis of mineral areas of interest in Afghanistan

Lineaments derived from Thematic Mapper imagery using a manual process and those determined automatically, with GIS data.

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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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Lithium Occurrences and Processing Facilities of Argentina, and Salars of the Lithium Triangle, Central South America

Geologic occurrence of lithium in this area, including mineralogy, type of occurrence, and any quantitative data related to size and grade, from publicly available data. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase format only.

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Lithochronologic units and mineral deposits of the Appalachian Orogen from Maine to Alabama

Geologic age, lithology, faults, and mineral deposit information (major deposits and those smaller deposits thought to be representative of the metallogenic character of the area).

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Lithogeochemical character of near-surface bedrock in the New England coastal basins

Re-classification of geologic units according to their geochemical properties

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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 mineralized and altered rock samples from the northern Talkeetna Mountains, south-central Alaska

Chemical analysis of 201 samples of rocks thought to be altered or mineralized in an area containing numerous mines.

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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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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Ahankashan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Haji-Gak mineral district, which has copper and gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Aynak mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain copper deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Badakhshan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Baghlan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain clay, gypsum, and coal deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Bakhud mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain industrial fluorite deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Balkhab mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain copper deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Dudkash mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain industrial mineral deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Dusar-Shaida mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain copper and tin deposits

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Farah mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area expected to contain copper, zinc, lead, silver, and gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Ghazni1 mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area expected to contain clay, aluminum, gold, silver, mercury, and sulfur deposits

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Ghazni2 mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area expected to contain gold, mercury, and sulfur deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Ghunday-Achin mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Haji-Gak mineral district, which has magnesite and talc deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Haji-Gak mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Haji-Gak mineral district, which has iron ore deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Herat mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Haji-Gak mineral district, which has barium and limestone deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Kandahar mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain bauxite deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Katawas mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Khanneshin mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain rare-earth element deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Kharnak-Kanjar mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain mercury deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Kundalyan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain porphyry copper and gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Kunduz mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain celestite deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Nalbandon mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain lead and zinc deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the North Bamyan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Haji-Gak mineral district, which has copper deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the North Takhar mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain placer gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Nuristan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Haji-Gak mineral district, which has gem, lithium, and cesium deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Panjsher Valley mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain emerald and silver-iron deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Parwan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for the Parwan mineral district, which has gold and copper deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the South Bamyan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area, parts of which have anomalous spectral reflectance deserving of further study for their mineral potential.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the South Helmand mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain industrial travertine deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Takhar mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain industrial evaporite deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Tourmaline mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain tin deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Uruzgan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain tin and tungsten deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, 2.5-meter resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of the Zarkashan mineral district in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for this area known to contain copper and gold deposits.

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Local-area-enhanced, high-resolution natural-color and color-infrared satellite-image mosaics of mineral districts in Afghanistan

GeoTIFF rendition of locally enhanced ALOS image mosaics for several areas known to contain mineral deposits.

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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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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 anomaly map of North America

Airborne measurement of the earth's magnetic field over all of North America provides gridded data describing the magnetic anomaly caused by variations in earth materials and structure.

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Magnetic map of the Irish Hills and surrounding areas, San Luis Obispo County, central California

Database includes new helicopter aeromagnetic data, point locations of the local maximum horizontal gradient derived from the aeromagnetic data, and physical property data.

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Magnetic properties of Quaternary deposits, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska -- Implications for aeromagnetic anomalies of Upper Cook Inlet

Magnetic susceptibility measurements with statistical analysis

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Magnetic susceptibilities measured on rocks of the Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska

Analysis of rock samples, with photos of sample localities

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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 mineral deposits of the world

Regional locations and general geologic setting of known deposits of major nonfuel mineral commodities. Originally compiled in five parts by diverse authors, combined here for convenience despite likely inconsistencies among the regional reports.

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

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Major- and trace-element concentrations in rock samples collected in 2006 from the Taylor mountains 1:250,000-scale quadrangle, Alaska

138 rock geochemistry samples collected during the 2006 field season were analyzed using the ICP-AES/MS42, ICP-AES10, fire assay, and cold vapor atomic absorption methods

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Major- and trace-element concentrations in soils from northern California: Results from the Geochemical Landscapes project pilot study

Regional-scale geochemical survey designed to serve as a baseline for further analyses, and to understand effects of historical mining in the area.

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Major- and trace-element concentrations in soils from two continental-scale transects of the United States and Canada

Spreadsheets containing geochemical data for soils

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Major- and trace-element concentrations in soils from two geochemical surveys (1972 and 2005) of the Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area

Analyses of about 900 samples by ICP-MS, ICP-AES, and hydride generation-atomic absorption spectrometry. The samples collected in 2005 were also analyzed by a cold vapor-atomic absorption method for mercury.

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Map showing areas with potential for garnet resources in bedrock and placer in the Blacktail Mountains and the Gravelly, Greenhorn, Ruby, and Snowcrest ranges of southwestern Montana

Geological data in support of mineral resource assessment

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Map showing areas with potential for talc deposits in the Gravelly, Greenhorn, and Ruby ranges and the Henrys Lake Mountains of southwestern Montana

Geologic data supporting mineral resource assessment

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Map showing geology, structure, and geophysics of the central Black Hills, South Dakota

This 1:100,000-scale digital geologic map details the complex early Proterozoic granitic rocks, early Proterozoic supracrustal metamorphic rocks, and Archean crystalline basement of the Black Hills.

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Mapping the mineral resource base for mineral carbon-dioxide sequestration in the conterminous United States

Map includes GIS data for magnesium-rich ultramafic rocks

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Maps of hydrothermal alteration in the Basin and Range province of the US

Maps and data showing the geographic distribution of surficial minerals likely produced by hydrothermal alteration, which may indicate areas permissive of gold and copper mineral deposits.

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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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Mercury geochemistry of gold placer tailings, sediments, bedrock, and waters in the lower Clear Creek area, Shasta County, California; report of investigations, 2001-2003

Total mercury and methylmercury measured in sediments, tailings, and water in an area where historical gold mining has occurred; proposed habitat restoration work may release some of the mercury that is currently buried there.

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Mercury release from the Rathburn Mine, Petray Mine, and Bear Valley saline springs, Colusa County, California 2004-2006

Summary of data obtained from field sampling of mine tailings and waste rock and water and sediment in regional springs and tributaries that drain from the mine area into Bear Creek. Ground-water springs are also potential sources of mercury here.

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Mesozoic magmatism and base-metal mineralization in the Fortymile mining district, eastern Alaska--Initial results of petrographic, geochemical, and isotopic studies in the Mount Veta area

Initial results of a petrographic, geochemical, and isotopic study of Mesozoic intrusive rocks and spatially associated Zn-Pb-Ag-Cu-Au prospects in the area.

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Mica deposits of the Blue Ridge in North Carolina

Point locations with characteristics of mines and prospects.

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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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Mineral commodity exporting ports of Latin America and the Caribbean

Mineral commodity exporting ports relating to the mineral industries this area. Includes the mineral commodities exported, the form of the exported mineral commodity, the port owner, the estimated annual tonnage, destination countries, as well as sources of mineral products. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mineral exploration sites of Latin America and the Caribbean

Information about exploration sites relating to the mineral industries of these areas. Includes the mineral commodities present at the site, project name, project type, operator, owners of the site, geographic coordinates, and locational accuracy. Data provided in CSV format.

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Mineral facilities of Africa and the Middle East

Database of mines and mineral plants through 2003

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Mineral facilities of Asia and the Pacific

This map displays over 1,500 records of mineral facilities throughout the continent of Asia and the countries of the Pacific Ocean. Each record represents one commodity and one facility type at a single geographic location. Facility types include mines, o

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Mineral facilities of Europe

This map displays over 1,700 records of mineral facilities within the countries of Europe and western Eurasia. Each record represents one commodity and one facility type at a single geographic location. Facility types include mines, oil and gas fields, an

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Mineral facilities of Latin America and Canada

Database of mines and mineral plants through 2005

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Mineral facilities of Latin America and the Caribbean

Facilities including mines, mineral processing plants, refineries, and smelters, oil and gas field locations, and petroleum refineries. Includes specific forms of the mineral commodity produced, location information, facility name, operator, ownership of the facility, annual production capacity, operational status, as well as geographic coordinates and locational accuracy. Data provided in CSV format.

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Mineral facilities of Northern and Central Eurasia

This map displays almost 900 records of mineral facilities within the countries that formerly constituted the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Each record represents one commodity and one facility type at a single geographic location. Facility

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Mineral industry surveys: Antimony

Monthly or Quarterly reports describing salient statistics and industry events pertaining to this mineral commodity.

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Mineral operations outside the United States

Mineral facilities and operations outside the United States compiled by the National Minerals Information Center of the USGS.

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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 inventory of North Dakota

Summary of geology and mineral resources of the state, both current and potential. Includes data drawn from existing inventories of mines and prospects, mining related features, and abandoned mine lands.

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Mineralogic causes of variations in magnetic susceptibility of late Pleistocene and Holocene sediment from Great Salt Lake, Utah

Results of magnetic susceptibility (MS) measurements and magnetic mineralogy of sediments sampled in three cores from the south basin of Great Salt Lake

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Mining claim activity on Federal lands in the contiguous US and Alaska

Number and type of mine claims located on Federal lands and registered with the Bureau of Land Management, by year from 1976 through 2007.

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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 Mineral Resource Assessment 1998

Estimates of the tonnages and amounts of contained metal in undiscovered deposits, mineral deposit types.

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Natural aggregates of the conterminous United States

Geologic occurrence of potential sources of crushed stone and sand and gravel for use as natural aggregate. A summary of the natural aggregate industry is also included. Data are provided in Shapefile format.

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

Chemical analysis of altered volcanic rocks to determine their potential for neutralization of acid-rock drainage. Includes magnetic susceptibility measurements as well.

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Ni-Co laterite deposits of the world

Location, type, mineralogy, name, tonnage and grade, and geological setting for 120 deposits of this type. The US has no active nickel mines or nickel reserves.

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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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Ohio complete bouguer gravity anomaly grid

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Ohio magnetic anomaly grid at flight altitude of 1000 feet above ground

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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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Online files for acid deposition sensitivity map

GIS data files Acid Deposition Sensitivity of the Southern Appalachian Assessment Area. Susceptibility to acid deposition from air pollution is categorized as low, medium, or high for each area.

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

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

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

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Particle size characterization of water-elutriated Libby amphibole 2000 and RTI International amosite

Morphological data on fibrous mineral particles from an old vermiculite mine that has been a subject of environmental health investigations

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Pb-concentrations and Pb-isotope ratios in soils collected along an east-west transect across the United States

Analytical results for Pb-concentrations and isotopic ratios from about 150 samples of soil A horizon and about 145 samples of soil C horizon collected along a 4000-km east-west transect across the USA.

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Phosphate occurrence and potential in the region of Afghanistan, including parts of China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

Locations of known phosphate occurrences in this area, with geologic units in which such deposits may occur.

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Phosphate occurrence and potential of south Asia

Locations of known phosphate occurrences in this area, with geologic units in which such deposits may occur.

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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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Physical-property measurements on core samples from drill-holes DB-1 and DB-2, Blue Mountain Geothermal Prospect

Density and magnetic susceptibility measurements to assist in interpretation of gravity and magnetic anomaly data

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Platinum-group elements in southern Africa: mineral inventory and an assessment of undiscovered mineral resources

This study summarizes the identified mineral inventory of PGE in South Africa and Zimbabwe and estimates the potential amount of undiscovered PGE resources that may be present in these countries.

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Podiform chromite deposits

Location and characteristics of 1,124 individual mineral deposits of this type, with grade and tonnage models for chromium as well as several related elements.

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Porphyry copper assessment of British Columbia and Yukon Territory, Canada

GIS files representing the mineral resource assessment permissive tracts, deposits and significant prospects.

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Porphyry copper assessment of Central America and the Caribbean Basin

Study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of East and Southeast Asia: Philippines, Taiwan (Republic of China), Republic of Korea (South Korea), and Japan

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of eastern Australia

Delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of Europe, exclusive of the Fennoscandian Shield

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content

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Porphyry copper assessment of northeast Asia: Far East Russia and northeasternmost China

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of Southeast Asia and Melanesia

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of the Mesozoic of East Asia--China, Vietnam, North Korea, Mongolia, and Russia

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of the Tibetan Plateau, China

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Porphyry copper assessment of western Central Asia

With extensive geological and mineral resource information here, we estimated a mean of 25 undiscovered deposits of this type in this area, with a mean estimate of 95 million metric tons of copper.

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Porphyry copper deposits and prospects in the Andes Mountains of South America

New and updated location, references, and grade and tonnage data for porphyry copper deposits in the Andes along with grade and tonnage data from the previous compilations. Data are provided in file geodatabase, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and CSV formats.

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Porphyry copper deposits of the world

Information on porphyry copper deposits from around the world with grade and tonnage models, a general classification based on geologic setting, mineralogy, with data allowing locations of these deposits to be plotted using GIS.

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Potential mineral resources, Payette National Forest, Idaho; description and probabilistic estimation

Permissive tracts for a variety of types of mineral deposits, with information about deposits that have already been mined.

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Precambrian basement geologic map of Montana--An interpretation of aeromagnetic anomalies

Geologic map showing the structure and history of the basement rocks of Montana. Most of the state is covered by Phanerozoic bedrock units; the underlying basement structure must be inferred from magnetic anomaly data combined with geologic observations.

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Precambrian basement of the north Mid-Continent U.S.A.: a digital representation of the 1990 P.K. Sims map

Geologic units, structural features, drill hole locations, and structure contours

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Preliminary Digital Geologic Map of the Appalachian Piedmont and Blue Ridge, South Carolina Segment

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Preliminary digital geologic map of the Penokean (early Proterozoic) continental margin in northern Michigan and Wisconsin

This map portrays the geology of Early Proterozoic rocks deposited along the southern margin of the Archean Superior craton during the Penokean orogenic cycle in northern Michigan and Wisconsin.

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Preliminary geologic map of the Chugach National Forest special study area, Alaska

Map at 1:63,360 scale shows the bedrock geology of a special study area within the Chugach National Forest, Alaska. Includes ARC/Info export files and graphics.

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Preliminary Geologic Map of the Cook Inlet Region, Alaska-- Including parts of the Talkeetna, Talkeetna Mountains, Tyonek, Anchorage, Lake Clark, Kenai, Seward, Iliamna, Seldovia, Mount Katmai, and Afognak 1:250,000-scale quadrangles

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Preliminary geologic map of the northeast Dillingham quadrangle (D-1, D-2, C-1, and C-2), Alaska

Map, report, and geospatial data on the geology of the northeastern part of the 1:250,000 scale Dillingham quadrangle, Alaska. Includes Ar40/39 radiometric ages, geologic unit descriptions, and correlation of map units.

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Preliminary gravity inversion model of Frenchman Flat Basin, Nevada Test Site, Nevada

Provides data for the depth below the land surface,in meters, of the modeled location of the Pre-Tertiary basement surface.

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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 non-fuel mineral resource assessment of Afghanistan 2007

Description and estimated amounts of resources with supporting data for use in GIS

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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 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 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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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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Prospect- and Mine-Related Features from U.S. Geological Survey 7.5- and 15-Minute Topographic Quadrangle Maps of the United States

Locations and characteristics of map symbols pertinent to mining appearing on historical USGS topographic maps. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase and shapefile formats.

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Prospect- and mine-related features on USGS topographic maps

Symbols indicating mining-related features digitized from historical USGS topographic maps in the western part of the conterminous US. Includes prospect pits, mine shafts and adits, quarries, open-pit mines, tailings piles and ponds, gravel and borrow pit

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Provisional zircon and monazite uranium-lead geochronology for selected rocks from Vermont

Results of zircon and monazite U-Pb geochronologic analyses of 24 rock samples collected from mapped exposures identified while conducting new, detailed (1:24,000-scale) geologic or reconnaissance geologic mapping for the new state map of Vermont.

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Qualitative assessment of selected areas of the world for undiscovered sediment-hosted stratabound copper deposits

For each area in which this type of deposit may occur, we provide the main characteristics of the area, classification of known deposits by subtype, and a rank indicating the potential of the area to contain undiscovered resources.

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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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Quality of water and sediment in streams affected by historical mining, and quality of mine tailings, in the Rio Grande/Río Bravo basin, Big Bend area of the United States and Mexico, August 2002

Geochemical data for stream water, sediments, and mine tailings in this area

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Quantitative mineral resource assessment of copper, molybdenum, gold, and silver in undiscovered porphyry copper deposits in the Andes Mountains of South America

Regional tracts of land where the geology is permissive for the occurrence of undiscovered porphyry copper deposits, with probabilistic estimates of undiscovered resources, along with tables of discovered deposits and prospects.

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Radiometric ages of rocks from Alaska

Radiometric ages of rocks or minerals sampled from Alaska. The data were collected from professional publications and/or received from researchers and used by permission.

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Radon in soils of parts of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties, Texas

Analysis of soil samples in the Texas borderland area

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Rare earth element mineralogy, geochemistry, and preliminary resource assessment of the Khanneshin carbonatite complex, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

Geological setting, characteristics of the deposit itself, and detailed geochemical analyses of rocks in and around the deposit.

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Rare earth element mines, deposits, and occurrences

This dataset contains location, geologic and mineral economic data for world rare earth mines, deposits, and occurrences. The data in this compilation were derived from published and non-published sources.

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Rare earth element mines, deposits, and occurrences

Location, geologic and mineral economic data for world rare earth mines, deposits, and occurrences compiled from published and non-published sources. Geographic coordinates are provided for 577 of the 799 deposits described here.

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Rare earth element occurrences in the United States

Detailed descriptions of more than 200 mineral districts, mines, and mineral occurrences (deposits, prospects, and showings) within the United States that are reported to contain substantial enrichment of rare earth elements.

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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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Reconnaissance geologic map of the Duncan Canal/Zarembo Island area, southeastern Alaska

Updated bedrock geologic mapping of the area incorporating a recent airborne geophysical survey, new field work, fossils, radiometric ages, and geochemical signatures. Includes GIS data.

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Reconnaissance soil geochemistry at the Riverton Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Site, Fremont County, Wyoming

The site, on the Wind River Indian Reservation, has Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe tribes concerned about groundwater and soil contamination. This effort studies geochemical soil variation and compares concentrations with levels established by EPA

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Reconnaissance study of the major and trace element content of bauxite deposits in the Arkansas bauxite region, Saline and Pulaski Counties, central Arkansas

Geochemical analysis and characteristics of bauxite deposits in this area.

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Reconnaissance study of the Taylor Mountains pluton, southwestern Alaska

Major and trace element geochemistry for 10 rock samples whose locations are not specified, with data from Argon-Argon analysis supporting geochronological data.

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Regional geochemical results from the reanalysis of NURE stream sediment samples--Eagle 3 degree quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Reanalyses of NURE sediment samples in the Fortymile mining district, east-central Alaska. Provides new lower limits for some elements. Compares data from newer analytical techniques with original NURE data.

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Relation of arsenic, iron, and manganese in ground water to aquifer type, bedrock lithogeochemistry, and land use in the New England coastal basins

Geochemical data for groundwater from a variety of geologic settings.

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Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and natural asbestos occurrences in the eastern United States

Currently (2011) asbestos is not mined commercially in the US. This shows where it has been found or mined in the past.

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Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and natural asbestos occurrences in the Rocky Mountain states of the United States (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming)

Currently (2011) asbestos is not mined commercially in the US. This data set shows occurrences and historic mines.

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Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and natural asbestos occurrences in the southwestern United States (Arizona, Nevada, and Utah)

Map and data tables show location, mineralogy, geology, and relevant literature for each mine, prospect, or occurrence

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Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and other natural occurrences of asbestos in California

Currently (2011) asbestos is not mined commercially in the US. This data set shows occurrences and historic mines, and includes information on talc deposits.

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Reported Historic Asbestos Mines, Historic Asbestos Prospects, and Other Natural Occurrences of Asbestos in Oregon and Washington

Location, mineralogy, host rocks, and references for 51 natural occurrences of asbestos in Washington and Oregon, using descriptions found in the geologic literature.

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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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Reported historic asbestos prospects and natural asbestos occurrences in the central United States

Currently (2011) asbestos is not mined commercially in the US. This data set describes historical mines and occurrences.

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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 from the analysis of 723 stream-sediment samples from the Stikine Geophysical Survey area within the Petersburg, Sumdum, Bradfield Canal, and Sitka quadrangles, southeastern Alaska

Small regional scale geochemical mineral exploration results from field studies in Duncan Canal, Zarembo Island, and western Etolin Island.

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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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Review of samples of sediment, tailings, and waters adjacent to the Cactus Queen gold mine, Kern County, California

Mine tailings here have high levels of arsenic. Experiments conducted on these sediments indicate that the arsenic can be released into the environment and become hazardous through chemical processes that occur when fine sediment is ingested by animals.

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Review of samples of tailings, soils and stream sediment adjacent to and downstream from the Ruth Mine, Inyo County, California

Detailed study of mine waste material and sediments from streams passing through it. Arsenic is the main contaminant of interest here.

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Review of samples of water, sediment, tailings, and biota at the Little Bonanza mercury mine, San Luis Obispo County, California

Data from field sampling of mine tailings, wasterock, sediment, water, and biota at the mine in 2010. Results permit a preliminary assessment of the mining sources of Hg and associated chemicals that could produce elevated levels of monomethylmercury.

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Rhenium occurrences in the United States

Mining districts, mines, and mineral occurrences (deposits and prospects) within the United States that are reported to contain enrichments of rhenium (Re)

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Rock Geochemistry and Mineralogy from Fault Zones and Polymetallic Fault Veins of the Central Front Range, Colorado

Data in this report will be used to better understand the processes that control epithermal mineral-deposit formation by attempting to relate the geochemistry of the primary structures that hosted hydrothermal fluid flow to their heat and fluid sources.

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Sandstone copper assessment of the Chu-Sarysu Basin, Central Kazakhstan

This study delineated permissive areas for undiscovered sandstone copper deposits, compiled a database of known deposits and significant prospects, estimated undiscovered deposits within those areas and made probabilistic estimates of their metal content.

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Sandstone copper assessment of the Teniz Basin, Kazakhstan

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Schlumberger DC resistivity soundings in the Boulder watershed, Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties, Montana

DC resistivity soundings were made to map subsurface lithologic, structural and hydrologic features important in controlling possible ground water contamination from mining activities and for design of remediation efforts.

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Sediment-hosted copper deposits of the world

Characteristics of 785 deposits, including grade, tonnage, rocks, mineralogy, and references

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Sediment-hosted gold deposits of the world

Location and characteristics of 123 sediment-hosted gold deposits worldwide.

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Sediment-hosted stratabound copper assessment of the Neoproterozoic Roan Group, central African copperbelt, Katanga Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia

This study area encompasses the greatest sediment-hosted copper-cobalt province in the world, containing 152 million metric tons of copper in greater than 80 deposits.

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Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world

Map interface and data download of Sed Zn-Pb data including KML and GIS data formats

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Sequential extraction results and mineralogy of mine waste and stream sediments associated with metal mines in Vermont, Maine, and New Zealand

Results from sequential extraction experiments and the quantitative mineralogy for samples of stream sediments and mine wastes collected from metal mines.

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Seven aeromagnetic surveys in California and Nevada

Grid and flight-line data files provided by the geophysical survey contractors.

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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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Six aeromagnetic surveys in California, Nevada, and Arizona

Grid and flight-line data files provided to USGS by contract geophysical surveyors

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Six aeromagnetic surveys in Nevada and California

Gridded data for aeromagnetic surveys with contractors' reports describing the data collection

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Soil mineralogy and geochemistry along a north-south transect in Alaska and the relation to source-rock terrane

Weight percent of 15 mineral groups from 331 samples, geochemical analyses of 58 major and trace-element chemical species from 502 samples taken at 175 sites, along with data from geochemical reference standards and analyses of splits.

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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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Spectroscopy of Expanded Vermiculite Products and Insulation

Descriptions and analytical data (electron microprobe, X-ray diffraction, spectral reflectance, and scanning electron microprobe analyses) for unexpanded and expanded vermiculite samples, a mineral product with commercial applications. Data are provided in CSV format. Descriptions of the samples are provided as PDF reports.

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State geologic map compilation

Digital geologic maps of the US states with consistent lithology, age, GIS database structure, and format

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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 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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Stream-Sediment Geochemistry in Mining-Impacted Drainages of the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River, Custer County, Idaho

Analysis of stream sediments to assess the geochemistry, in particular the mercury and selenium contents, of mining-impacted sediments in the study area

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Stream-sediment samples reanalyzed for major, rare earth, and trace elements from seven 1:250,000-scale quadrangles, south-central Alaska, 2007-09

New analyses of 1,075 previously collected stream sediment samples, measuring more elements with better precision. Includes arsenic, gold, palladium, and platinum and 55 major, rare earth, and trace element concentrations.

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Stream-sediment samples reanalyzed for major, rare earth, and trace elements from ten 1:250,000-scale quadrangles, south-central Alaska, 2007-08

New data for 366 previously collected stream-sediment samples, because recently developed analytical methods can detect additional elements of interest and have lower detection limits than the methods used when these samples were originally analyzed.

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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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Surface-water hydrology and quality at the Pike Hill Superfund Site, Corinth, Vermont, October 2004 to December 2005

Synoptic water-quality and benthic macroinvertebrate sampling at 14 stream sites to characterize the quality of surface water in the watershed on a seasonal and spatial basis, as well as to assess the effects of wetlands on water quality.

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Surficial geologic map of parts of the Misheguk Mountain and Baird Mountains quadrangles, Noatak National Preserve, Alaska

Primary surficial units are late Quaternary glacial, glacio-lacustrine, and fluvial deposits. Map and report include radiocarbon dates, geologic units.

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Surficial geologic map of the Bettles quadrangle, Alaska

The Bettles quadrangle includes part of the southern Brooks Range and uplands and valleys of interior Alaska. This map depicts the surficial geology and glacial history, and includes description of map units and a correlation of map units.

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Surficial geologic map of the Castle Mountain fault between Houston and Hatcher Pass Road, Alaska

A surficial geologic map showing the location of the Castle Mountain fault and other active or potentially active faults in the Matanuska-Susitna borough.

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Surficial geologic map of the Hughes quadrangle, Alaska

A 1:250,000 scale surficial geologic map of the Hughes quadrangle, Alaska, which extends into the southern Brooks Range and the uplands and valleys of interior Alaska. The map includes glacial history, geologic unit descriptions, and a correlation of map

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Table of Electron Probe Microanalyses of Cassiterite from the Sullivan Pb-Zn-Ag Deposit, British Columbia

Electron microprobe analyses of two samples of cassiterite from this mineral deposit. 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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Terrestrial radioactivity and gamma-ray exposure in the United States and Canada

Data generated by aerial sensing of radiation emanating from the earth's surface provides general estimates of the geographic distribution of Uranium, Thorium, and Potassium in surficial and bedrock units. Covers the conterminous United States, southeaste

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Terrestrial radioactivity and gamma-ray exposure in the United States and Canada

Flight-line databases and derived grids from aeroradiometric surveys across the US carried out during the 1970s

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The geochemical atlas of Alaska, 2016

Georeferenced images depicting the concentration of 68 chemical elements in the near-surface materials (sediments and soils).

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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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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 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 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 aeromagnetic surveys in south central Arizona

Grids and flight-line data for the surveys of this area

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Three-dimensional geologic model of complex fault structures in the upper Seco Creek area, Medina and Uvalde counties, south-central Texas

Data sets include drill-hole from core and geophysical logs, surface geology and elevation, and helicopter electromagnetic survey data. The model may be explored and .jpg or .tiff images or using specialized software provided.

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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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Time-domain electromagnetic soundings near Antioch, Illinois,and Berrien Springs, Michigan

Study to help constrain 3-dimensional geologic maps of surficial materials in these glacial deposits

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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-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 soundings near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, San Luis Valley, Colorado (2006 field season)

Geophysical surveying data used to infer subsurface configuration of impermeable layers in this Pliocene-Pleistocene lake bed.

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

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

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U-Pb 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 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.S. mineral dependence—Statistical compilation of U.S. and world mineral production, consumption, and trade, 1990–2010

The report provides insight into the dependence of the United States on foreign supply to meet the country’s mineral needs. This overview highlights the importance of understanding what is happening at each point along the supply chain.

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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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Uranium in surface waters and sediments affected by historical mining in the Denver West 1:100,000 quadrangle, Colorado

Geochemical analysis of stream waters and sediments in mountainous areas immediately west of Denver, Colorado, to evaluate the concentration and distribution of uranium-bearing acid drainage originating from historical mines

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Uranium-lead zircon ages and Sr, Nd, and Pb isotope geochemistry of selected plutonic rocks from western Idaho

U-Pb geochronology and isotopic studies of select plutons across the Salmon River suture in western Idaho.

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Value of mineral production by state in the US

The value of mineral production by state in the United States. The data represent commodities covered by the Minerals Information Team (MIT) of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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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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Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the world

Map interface and data download of VMS data including KML and GIS data formats

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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 geochemistry and grain-size analyses from sediment and rock near Tuba City Open Dump, Tuba City, Arizona

Chemical analysis of geological materials at this EPA Superfund site located on lands of the Hopi and Navajo nations, which may contain mine waste.

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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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World copper smelters

Locations and characteristics of the copper smelters throughout the world as of 2002.

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World phosphate mines, deposits, and occurrences

Geologic and mineral resource information for 1635 deposits of phosphate worldwide

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