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)

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State KML Size
Arkansas usmin-AR.kmz 2.1M bytes
Arizona usmin-AZ.kmz 2.5M bytes
California usmin-CA.kmz 7.6M bytes
Colorado usmin-CO.kmz 2.4M bytes
Iowa usmin-IA.kmz 1.0M bytes
Idaho usmin-ID.kmz 1.3M bytes
Illinois usmin-IL.kmz 3.2M bytes
Indiana usmin-IN.kmz 3.8M bytes
Kansas usmin-KS.kmz 2.1M bytes
Louisiana usmin-LA.kmz 1.1M bytes
Michigan usmin-MI.kmz 3.1M bytes
Minnesota usmin-MN.kmz 4.1M bytes
Missouri usmin-MO.kmz 3.0M bytes
Montana usmin-MT.kmz 2.0M bytes
North Dakota usmin-ND.kmz 759.9k bytes
Nebraska usmin-NE.kmz 482.2k bytes
New Mexico usmin-NM.kmz 2.1M bytes
Nevada usmin-NV.kmz 4.7M bytes
Oklahoma usmin-OK.kmz 1.5M bytes
Oregon usmin-OR.kmz 1.7M bytes
South Dakota usmin-SD.kmz 933.2k bytes
Texas usmin-TX.kmz 7.2M bytes
Utah usmin-UT.kmz 1.6M bytes
Washington usmin-WA.kmz 1.4M bytes
Wisconsin usmin-WI.kmz 2.2M bytes
Wyoming usmin-WY.kmz 1.8M bytes

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USGS_TopoMineSymbols_ver2_Geodatabase.zip (File geodatabase 37M bytes)

USGS_TopoMineSymbols_ver2_Shapefiles.zip (Shapefile 60M bytes)

Download zipped shapefiles by state:

State Shapefile Size
Arkansas usmin-AR.zip 2.0M bytes
Arizona usmin-AZ.zip 2.8M bytes
California usmin-CA.zip 7.8M bytes
Colorado usmin-CO.zip 2.6M bytes
Iowa usmin-IA.zip 1.0M bytes
Idaho usmin-ID.zip 1.4M bytes
Illinois usmin-IL.zip 3.0M bytes
Indiana usmin-IN.zip 3.6M bytes
Kansas usmin-KS.zip 2.0M bytes
Louisiana usmin-LA.zip 1.0M bytes
Michigan usmin-MI.zip 3.1M bytes
Minnesota usmin-MN.zip 3.9M bytes
Missouri usmin-MO.zip 3.0M bytes
Montana usmin-MT.zip 2.1M bytes
North Dakota usmin-ND.zip 761.0k bytes
Nebraska usmin-NE.zip 463.7k bytes
New Mexico usmin-NM.zip 2.1M bytes
Nevada usmin-NV.zip 5.9M bytes
Oklahoma usmin-OK.zip 1.4M bytes
Oregon usmin-OR.zip 1.7M bytes
South Dakota usmin-SD.zip 917.8k bytes
Texas usmin-TX.zip 7.2M bytes
Utah usmin-UT.zip 1.7M bytes
Washington usmin-WA.zip 1.4M bytes
Wisconsin usmin-WI.zip 2.3M bytes
Wyoming usmin-WY.zip 1.7M bytes

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