Summary terrane, mineral deposit, and metallogenic belt maps of the Russian Far East, Alaska, and the Canadian Cordillera

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/98-136/metadata.faq.html
Description This CD-ROM publication provides a GIS analysis of a summary terrane map, mineral deposit maps, and metallogenic belt maps for the Russian Far East, Alaska, Canadian Cordillera and adjacent offshore areas. This CD-ROM publication is one of a series of pu
Originators Nokleberg, Warren J.; West, Timothy D.; Dawson, Kenneth M.; Shpikerman, Vladimir I.; Bundtzen, Thomas K.; Parfenov, Leonid M.; Monger, James W.H.; Ratkin, Vladimir V.; Baranov, Boris V.; Byalobzhesky, Stanislauv G.; Diggles, Michael F.; Eremin, Roman A.; Fujita, Kazuya; Gordey, Steven P.; Gorodinskiy, Mary E.; Goryachev, Nikolai A.; Feeney, Tracey D.; Frolov, Yuri F.; Grantz, Arthur; Khanchuck, Alexander I.; Koch, Richard D.; Natalin, Boris A.; Natapov, Lev M.; Norton, Ian O.; Patton, William W., Jr.; Plafker, George; Pozdeev, Anany I.; Rozenblum, Ilya S.; Scholl, David W.; Sokolov, Sergei D.; Sosunov, Gleb M.; Stone, David B.; Tabor, Rowland W.; Tsukanov, Nickolai V.; and Vallier, Tracy L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-136

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HYDRO.AAT

line cover of all shoreline, lakes, and rivers

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DXF-LAYER description code

POLIT.AAT

Political boundaries

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DXF-LAYER description code

LODEDEP.PAT

mineral deposit symbols (points)

Label Definition
QUADNUMBER unique deposit identifier made up of combined values of MAP_ROW, MAP_COL_, and NO_IN_SECT
DEPOSIT_NA Unique name of deposit
MAP_ROW quadrant row number of deposit
MAP_COL_ quadrant column number
NO_IN_SECT Deposit number
DEPOSIT_TY Deposit type
COMMODITIE Deposit commodity
BELT_METAL name of metallogenic belt in which deposit is located
METALLOGEN class of metallogenic belt in which deposit is located
LATDD latitude (in decimal degrees)
LONGDD Longitude in decimal degrees
ABBREVNAME metallogenic belt code (a relate file bltnam.rel can be used to connect the metallogenic belt covers with a database that defines the belt code)
BELT_NAME1 full name of metallogenic belt in which deposit is located
BEL_NAME2 rest of full name of metallogenic belt in which deposit is located
DXF-LAYER description code

PLACER.PAT

placer districts symbols

Label Definition
DEPOSIT_NA district name
MAP_ROW quadrant row number of district
MAP_COL quadrant column number of district
NO_IN_SECT district number
DEPOSIT_TY district type
COMMODITIE district commodity
QUADNUMBER unique district identifier made up of combined values of MAP_ROW, MAP_COL_, and NO_IN_SECT

PACER.AAT

placer districts symbols (same attributes as the polygon coverages PLACER.PAT)

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PACER.PAT

placer districts symbols (same attributes as the polygon coverages PLACER.PAT)

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FLT10M.AAT

Faults where the scale is 1:10,000,000

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SYMBOL a symbol number
DXF-LAYER description code
NAME name of fault (if known)

GEOLOFF.AAT

ocean geology

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DXF-LAYER description code
NAME Name of feature

GEOLOFF.PAT

ocean geology

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DXF-LAYER description code
NAME feature name

ROX10M.PAT

Geology where the scale is 1:10,000,000

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UNIT Unit code
NAME unit name
TECTONIC_E tectonic environment or overlap assemblage
LOCATION geographic location
ERA Age at the area level
PERIOD Age at the period level
PERIOD_EPO age at the epoch or period level
AGE list of ages at era, period, and epoch levels

ROX10M.AAT

Geology where the scale is 1:10,000,000

Label Definition
DXF-LAYER description code

ROX10M.PAT

Geology where the scale is 1:10,000,000 (same attributes as polygon coverage ROX10M.PAT)

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FLT5M.AAT

faults where the scale is 1:5,000,000 (same attributes as the line layer FLT10M.AAT)

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ROX5M.PAT

Geology where the scale is 1:5,000,000 (same attributes as the polygon coverage ROX10M.PAT)

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ROX5M.AAT

Geology where the scale is 1:5,000,000 (same attributes as the line coverage ROX10M.AAT)

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ROX5M.PAT

Geology where the scale is 1:5,000,000 (same attributes as the polygon coverage ROX10M.PAT)

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BLTACC.PAT, BLTPOS.PAT, BLTPR1.PAT, BLTPR2.PAT, and BLTPR3.PAT

metallogenic belt symbols

Label Definition
ABBREVNAME metallogenic belt code
ISBELT SurView coding

BLTACC.AAT

metallogenic belt symbols (accretionary)

Label Definition
ABBREVNAME metallogenic belt code
DXF-LAYER description code

BLTACC.PAT, BLTPOS.PAT, BLTPR1.PAT, BLTPR2.PAT, and BLTPR3.PAT

accretionary metallogenic belt symbols (same attributes as polygon coverage BLTACC.PAT)

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BLTPOS.AAT

post-accretionary metallogenic belt

Label Definition
ABBREVENAME metallogenic belt code
DXF-LAYER description code

BLTPR1.AAT

pre-accretionary metallogenic belt: with podiform Cr, gabbroic Ni-Cu, zoned mafic-ultramafic PGE deposits, hornblende peridotite Cu-Ni, anorthosite-hosted apatite Ti-Fe, serpentinite-hosted asbestos, and associated deposits

Label Definition
ABBREVENAME metallogenic belt code
DXF-LAYER description code

BLTPR3.AAT

pre-accretionary metallogenic belt: felsic-magmatism-related deposits ACC for accretionary metallogenic belt: Au quartz vein, Cu-Ag quartz vein, and basaltic Cu deposits, and anatectic granitic-magmatism-related deposits

Label Definition
ABBREVENAME metallogenic belt code
DXF-LAYER description code

BLTPR2.AAT

pre-accretionary metallogenic belt: stratiform and stratibound sulfide, volcanogenic Mn and Fe bedded barite, Fe formation, carbonatite-related Na, Ta, and REE, and associated deposits

Label Definition
ABBREVENAME metallogenic belt code
DXF-LAYER description code