Database structure

Table Description
main General characteristics of mineral deposit
names Additional names by which the deposit or site is known, or names of deposits included in the record by rules of proximity
minerals Minerals associated with the site,as gold-bearing, ore minerals, or gangue
alteration Types of alteration at the site
hostrock Types of host rock lithologies at the site
ref Bibliographic references providing information about the site
datadxny Data dictionary, explaining tables and fields

Database field categories

Site identification 8
Geographic location 12
Site characteristics 34
Commodities 27
Bibliographic reference 3
Metadata 18