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Prospect- and mine-related features on USGS topographic maps

Symbols indicating mining-related features digitized from historical USGS topographic maps in the western part of the conterminous US. Includes prospect pits, mine shafts and adits, quarries, open-pit mines, tailings piles and ponds, gravel and borrow pits, and other features.

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/wfs/usmin (WFS, version 1.1.0)

Download compressed KML or view in Google Earth:

State KML Size
Arizona usmin-AZ.kmz 2.3M bytes
California usmin-CA.kmz 7.3M bytes
Colorado usmin-CO.kmz 2.3M bytes
Idaho usmin-ID.kmz 1.3M bytes
Kansas usmin-KS.kmz 2.1M bytes
Montana usmin-MT.kmz 1.9M bytes
North Dakota usmin-ND.kmz 752k bytes
Nebraska usmin-NE.kmz 481k bytes
New Mexico usmin-NM.kmz 2.1M bytes
Nevada usmin-NV.kmz 4.3M bytes
Oklahoma usmin-OK.kmz 1.5M bytes
Oregon usmin-OR.kmz 1.7M bytes
South Dakota usmin-SD.kmz 932k bytes
Texas usmin-TX.kmz 874k bytes
Utah usmin-UT.kmz 1.6M bytes
Washington usmin-WA.kmz 1.4M bytes
Wyoming usmin-WY.kmz 1.7M bytes

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Get the entire data set:

USMIN_TopoMineSymbols_Geodatabase.zip (File geodatabase 20M bytes)

USMIN_TopoMineSymbols_Shapefiles.zip (Shapefile 33M bytes)

Download zipped shapefiles by state:

State Shapefile Size
Arizona usmin-AZ.zip 2.3M bytes
California usmin-CA.zip 7.3M bytes
Colorado usmin-CO.zip 2.3M bytes
Idaho usmin-ID.zip 1.3M bytes
Kansas usmin-KS.zip 2.1M bytes
Montana usmin-MT.zip 1.9M bytes
North Dakota usmin-ND.zip 752k bytes
Nebraska usmin-NE.zip 481k bytes
New Mexico usmin-NM.zip 2.1M bytes
Nevada usmin-NV.zip 4.3M bytes
Oklahoma usmin-OK.zip 1.5M bytes
Oregon usmin-OR.zip 1.7M bytes
South Dakota usmin-SD.zip 932k bytes
Texas usmin-TX.zip 874k bytes
Utah usmin-UT.zip 1.6M bytes
Washington usmin-WA.zip 1.4M bytes
Wyoming usmin-WY.zip 1.7M bytes

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