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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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https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/mineplant (WMS, version 1.3.0)

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