Evaporite

A nonclastic sedimentary rock composed primarily of minerals produced from a saline solution as a result of extensive or total evaporation of the solvent.
This category is also used for gypsum.
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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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Descriptive model of salt-dome sulfur and contained-sulfur model for salt-dome sulfur

Descriptive mineral deposit model describing the geologic setting, physical, chemical and mineralogical characteristics of deposits of this type, including characteristics of the rocks surrounding and hosting the deposits.

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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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Summary of rock salt deposits in the United States as possible storage sites for radioactive waste materials

Geologic and physiographic description of major rock salt deposits in the US, compiled from the perspective of the potential use of these deposits for storage of radioactive waste.

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