Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

Evaporite-related potash resources worldwide

Geographic distribution and characteristics of evaporite-related potash deposits and occurrences worldwide.

Mineral resource assessment data as permissive tracts with estimated development potential are not yet available in this interface but are available in the data packages of the original report.

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Deposits:
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/potash?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
Permissive tracts
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/potash?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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With permissive tracts, from the original report:
Content Download Size Format Compression Unpacked size
GIS package75 MbshapefileZIP132 Mb
KML package6 MbKMLZIP27 Mb
XLSX package600 kbMicrosoft ExcelZIP647 kb
Point locations only, as simplified shapefile with all attributes as CSV files:
Content Download Size Format Compression Unpacked size
potash-csv.zip352 kbshapefile with CSVZIP1.8 Mb
Permissive tracts only, with simplified attributes:
Content Download Size Format Compression Unpacked size
ktract.zip7 MbshapefileZIP10 Mb
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About the database fields
Publication:
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5090-S
Potash: a global overview of evaporate-related potash resources, including spatial databases of deposits, occurrences, and permissive tracts
http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5090/s/

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