Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

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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Conterminous US Colorized maps
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https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/ds801?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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Options for downloading the entire data set depend on what software you want to use:
Spreadsheet
Top 5cm: XLS, 3.7 MB
A-horizon: XLS, 5.6 MB
C-horizon: XLS, 5.6 MB
Geographic information system
ds-801.zip: Shapefile, 1.8 MB expands to 10 MB
All records, with analyses in separate tables for each soil horizon
Relational database
ds-801-csv.zip: CSV, 1.5 MB expands to 5.1 MB
All records, with analyses in separate tables for each soil horizon
Documentation:
Metadata:
[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
About the database fields
Database structure (tables and field categories)
Publication:
USGS Data Series 801
Geochemical and mineralogical data for soils of the conterminous United States
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/801/

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