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Industrial sites

Groups of associated structures functioning as a unit used for refining a material or manufacturing a product. [USGS Circ 1048]
This category is also used for blast furnaces, canneries, cement plants, cooper works, cotton gins, distilleries, factories, forges, foundaries, furnaces (industrial), gas-oil separation plants, grist mills, industrial areas, industrial parks, limekilns, mill sites, mills, millsites, munitions plants, oil refineries, olive oil mills, ore treatment plants, phosphate works, plants (industrial), processing plants, production buildings, refineries, sawmills, smelters, sugar mills, sugar refineries, tank farms, and whaling stations.
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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

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

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

Mineral operations outside the United States

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

Photographs of historical mining operations in Colorado and Utah

A collection of photographs of mine sites, mining operations, and tailings taken prior to 1980 at a variety of sites throughout Colorado and Utah.