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Mine sites

Places or areas from which commercial minerals are or were removed by excavation from the Earth. [Adapted from USGS Feature Class Definitions <http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/feature_class.htm>]
This category is also used for adits (mine sites), chrome mines, coal mines, collieries, copper mines, diatomite mines, gold mines, gravel pits, iron mines, lead mines, mine entrances, mine shafts, mines, mining areas, mining camps, nickel mines, open pit mines, placer mines, quarries, salt mines, strip mines, and tin mines.
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Digital database of mining-related features at selected historic and active phosphate mines, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, and Caribou Counties, Idaho

This is a spatial database that delineates mining-related features in areas of historic and active phosphate mining in the core of the southeastern Idaho phosphate resource area. The data has varying degrees of accuracy and attribution detail. The breakd

Chemical Composition of Samples Collected from Waste Rock Dumps and Other Mining-Related Features at Selected Phosphate Mines in Southeastern Idaho, Western Wyoming, and Northern Utah

This text file contains chemical analyses for 31 samples collected from various phosphate mine sites in southeastern Idaho (25), northern Utah (2), and western Wyoming (4).

Chemical data for rock, sediment, biological, precipitate, and water samples from abandoned copper mines in Prince William Sound, Alaska

In the early 20th century, approximately 6 million metric tons of copper ore were mined from numerous deposits located along the shorelines of fjords and islands in Prince William Sound, Alaska. At the Beatson, Ellamar, and Threeman mine sites (fig. 1), r

Coal-Bearing Regions and Structural Sedimentary Basins of China and Adjacent Seas: Major coal mine locations

This dataset is a collection of major coal mine production located in The Peoples Republic of China. Included in this dataset are the locations of major coal mines and the approximate annual amount of coal mined annually in millions of metric tons.

Case study of the environmental signature of a recently abandoned, carbonate-hosted replacement deposit: The Clayton Mine, Idaho

Multi-element geochemical analysis of host rock, ore, mine waste, flotation-mill tailings, slag, stream sediments, creek and adit waters, and leachates of mine waste and mill tailings.

Geochemical characterization of mine waste at the Ely Copper Mine superfund site, Orange County, Vermont

An environmental impact study is done for the abandoned Ely copper mine. The extent of contamination is studyed along with the type and chemical composition of the mine waste piles.

Value of mineral production by state

This data set includes the value of mineral production by State in the United States. The data represent commodities covered by the National Minerals Information Center (MIT) of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Geologic datasets for weights of evidence analysis in northeast Washington--3. Minerals-related permits on national forests, 1967 to 1998

Permits to explore for and (or) develop mineral resources on Federal lands can be used to indicate locations and types of mineral-related activities on national forests. Permits for these activities require filing of a Notice of Intent to conduct mineral

Geology and resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield at 1:500,000 scale

The data in this CD-ROM are based on a mineral resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield, conducted between 1987 and 1991 by the U.S. Geological Survey and Corporaci—n Venezolana de Guayana, TŽcnica Minera, (USGS, 1993). The Venezuelan Shiel