Database structure

Table Description
main Descriptive information about the deposit and its environs
minerals Minerals reported at the site. May include generic names such as carbonates or pyroxene. Due to variation in the level of detail given in published reports, the lists of minerals for most of the deposits should not be regarded as complete
rocks5km Rock types on a regional map found within 5km of the deposit
ref Bibliographic references providing information about the deposit or commodity information
datadxny Data dictionary, explaining tables and fields

Database field categories

Site identification 7
Geographic location 12
Site characteristics 26
Commodities 12
Bibliographic reference 2
Metadata 16