Geologic datasets for weights of evidence analysis in northeast Washington--4. Mineral industry activity in Washington, 1985-1997.

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Description This report is a tabular presentation of mineral activities for mining and exploration in Washington during 1985 to 1997. The data may be incomplete as it depended on published data or data volunteered by operators.
Originators Boleneus, David E. and Derkey, Robert E.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-14

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Geologic datasets for weights of evidence
analysis in northeast Washington--4.
Mineral industry activity in Washington, 1985-1997
The data consists of one worksheet in the Excel 97 file,
with fields described as follows:
Property name--Name of site, property or project
Location--Location of site by township, range, and section
Township--Township used in calculating the latitude and longitude,
unused, but occupied township(s) in parentheses (hidden).
Range--Range used in calculating the latitude and longitude.
unused, but occupied range(s)in parentheses (hidden).
Section--Sections occupied in given township(s) (hidden).
Assumed section--A section assumed as the center of the site.
The center of this section is the location used in calculating
the latitude and longitude of the center of the site.
Latitude--Location in decimal degrees of latitude of center of the site
Longitude--Location in decimal degrees of longitude of center of the site
County--Name of county in Washington
First commodity--Name of the first commodity or deposit type listed
All commodities--List of all commodities of interest at site
Operator/Owner--Name of owner or operator
Deposit setting or type--Name of the deposit type, or if unavailable,
the type of geologic setting at the site
Activity, 1997--Indicates if activity occurred at the site in 1997.
This is answered "Yes" or left blank if no activity was recorded.
Activity type, 1997--Nature of activity during 1997.
For years 1996 back to 1985, the "Activity, 19xx" and "Activity type, 19xx"
are provided for the respective year.

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