Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits

Information on VMS deposits from around the world with new grade and tonnage models for three subtypes of VMS deposits and data allowing locations of all deposits to be plotted using GIS.

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  • vms.kml (uncompressed, 2.1 megabytes)
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https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/vms?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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vms-csv.zip (484 kb zipped shapefile with comma-delimited text expands to 2.5 Mb)
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Metadata:
[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
About the database fields
All database fields, by category
Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2009-1034
Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models
https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1034/

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