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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 <>]
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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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 aditwaters, and leachates of mine waste and mill tailings.

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

This text file contains chemical analyses for 31 samplescollected from various phosphate mine sites in southeasternIdaho (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 ofcopper ore were mined from numerous deposits located along theshorelines of fjords and islands in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Atthe Beatson, Ellamar, and Threeman mine sites (fig. 1), rock

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

This dataset is a collection of major coal mine productionlocated in The Peoples Republic of China. Included in thisdataset are the locations of major coal mines and theapproximate annual amount of coal mined annually in millionsof metric tons.

Digital database of mining-related features at selectedhistoric and active phosphate mines, Bannock, Bear Lake,Bingham, and Caribou Counties, Idaho

This is a spatial database that delineates mining-relatedfeatures in areas of historic and active phosphate mining in thecore of the southeastern Idaho phosphate resource area. The datahas varying degrees of accuracy and attribution detail. Thebreakdown

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.

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

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

This CD-ROM publication provides a GIS analysis of a summaryterrane map, mineral deposit maps, and metallogenic belt maps forthe Russian Far East, Alaska, Canadian Cordillera and adjacentoffshore areas. This CD-ROM publication is one of a series ofpublic