Database fields in table deposit

Regional locations and general geologic setting of known deposits of major nonfuel mineral commodities

gid
Record ID
(Site identification)
Simple record number for this database
dep_name
Deposit name
(Site identification)
Name of the site or deposit, possibly with alternatives
country
Country
(Geographic location)
Country in which the site is located
state
State
(Geographic location)
State in which the site is located, for US sites
latitude
Latitude
(Geographic location)
Geographic latitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, south latitudes negative
longitude
Longitude
(Geographic location)
Geographic longitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, west longitudes negative
commodity
Commodity
(Site characteristics)
List of commodities present at the site
dep_type
Deposit type
(Site characteristics)
Generalized type of deposit
type_detail
Deposit type detail
(Site characteristics)
More details on deposit type, where available
model_code
Deposit model code
(Site characteristics)
Identifier of the deposit model, from Cox and Singer 1986
model_name
Deposit model name
(Site characteristics)
Name of the deposit model, from Cox and Singer 1986
metallic
Commodity type
(Site characteristics)
Metallic or non-metallic
citation
Source citation
(Bibliographic reference)
Short bibligraphic references as used in scientific texts, semicolon-separated list