Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

World phosphate mines, deposits, and occurrences

Location, geologic characteristics, and commodities for 1,635 phosphate mines, deposits, or occurrences worldwide

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Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2002-156
Data set of world phosphate mines, deposits, and occurrences-- Part A. Geologic data; Part B. Location and mineral economic data
http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of02-156/

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