Mineral Resource Assessment of the Payette National Forest, West-Central Idaho

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/98-219/a/metadata.faq.html
Description Most information was obtained from MRDS (U. S. Geological Survey Mineral Resource Data System). The data was put into GSMODS (a USGS designed database). The data was modified by field examination by the authors. An arc output was generated from GSMODS and
Originators Bookstrom, Arthur A.; Johnson, Bruce R.; Cookro, Theresa M.; Lund, Karen I.; Watts, Kenneth C.; King, Harley D.; Kleinkoph, Merlin D.; Pitkin, James A.; Sanchez, J. David; and Causey, J. Douglas
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-219a

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PNFMINES.PAT

Point attribute table with 21 items from GSMODS and MRDS database

Label Definition
MAP_NO Number used for property on Plate 1
DEPOSIT Name of mineral property
P_OR_L Placer or lode deposit
MPO Description of property status: Mine, prospect or occurence
SIGNIF Is this a significant property
PRD Did any production occur at this property
DISTRICT Mining district name
COUNTY County in which property occurs
DLON Longitude in decimal degrees
DLAT Latitude in decimal degrees
LAT latitude in degrees, minutes, seconds, values like "DD MM SS X" where DD is degrees, MM minutes, SS seconds, and X is "N" for north latitude.
LONG Longitude in degrees, minutes, seconds, values like "DDD MM SS X" where DDD is degrees, MM minutes, SS seconds, and X is "W" for west longitude.
COMMODITY Mineral commodities present. If more than one, separated by comma and space.
DC1 Code for main deposit types present
DC2 Code for secondary deposit type present at property. Same categories and values as DC1.
DC3 Code for tertiary deposit type present at property. Same categories and values as DC1.
ORE_MIN Ore minerals occurring at property
REFS Number referring to reference list in GSMODS
DESCRIPTIO Description of deposit type
MRDS_NO
GSMODS_NO

PNFMINES.DM

Deposit model names for permissive and favorable tracts

Label Definition
CODE Code number to link to several deposit model coverages
MODEL_NAME Deposit model names (given above with codes)