|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|
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.