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

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

Digital Data for Payette National Forest Mineral Resource Assessment

This metadata describes a series of coverages that were developed by the authors as a result of reviewing all available data and drawing boundaries that they thought included areas that might contain selected deposit types. (The deposit types include both

Geological, geophysical, and mineral resource data relevant to sandstone-hosted copper deposits in central Kazakhstan

Central Kazakhstan is host to one of the world's giant sandstone-hosted copper deposits, the Dzhezkazgan deposit, and several similar, smaller deposits (Gablina, 1981; Susura and others, 1986; Cox and others, 2003; Hitzman and others, 2005). As part of it

Digital mineral resource maps of phosphate and natural aggregate for the Pacific Northwest: a contribution to the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project

This report is one in a series of digital maps, data files, and reports generated by the US Geological Survey to provide geologic process and mineral resource information for the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project (ICBEMP), a US Forst Se

Mineral Commodity Summaries

The following topics are currently covered by the Mineral Commodity Summaries: domestic production and uses; U.S. salient statistics; recycling; import sources; tariff; depletion allowance; government stockpile; events, trends, and issues; world productio

Mineral Industry Surveys (with month, year, and commodity name)

The Mineral Industry Surveys series reports commodity production, consumption, stocks, and trade information. Reports may also contain price information or report on industry developments.

Minerals Yearbook (with year and subject commodity or place)

The Minerals Yearbook is an annual publication that reviews the mineral industry of the United States and foreign countries. It contains statistical data on materials and minerals and includes information on economic and technical trends and developments

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--4. Mineral industry activity in Washington, 1985-1997.

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.

Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan

This dataset contains latitudes, longitudes, commodity, and limited geologic data for metallic and nonmetallic mines, deposits, and mineral occurrences of Afghanistan. The data in this compilation were derived from published literature and data files of

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 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

Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula and Vicinity, Michigan

The area of this data set includes the classic geology and mineral deposits of the Keweenaw Peninsula, renowned for the occurrence of great volumes of Middle Proterozoic flood basalts and the world's largest concentration of native copper. Native copper

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 Costa Rica at 1:500,000 Scale--A Digital Representation of Maps of the U.S. Geological Survey's 1987 Folio I-1865

In 1986 and 1987, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Dirección General de Geología, Minas e Hidrocarburos, and the Universidad de Costa Rica conducted a mineral-resource assessment of the Republic of Costa Rica. The results were published as a large

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

Geologic and aeromagnetic maps of the Fossil Ridge area and vicinity, Gunnison County, Colorado

This data set includes a GIS geologic map database of an Early Proterozoic metavolcanic and metasedimentary terrane extensively intruded by Early and Middle Proterozoic granitic plutons. Laramide to Tertiary deformation and intrusion of felsic plutons ha

"Metal Industry Indicators" and "Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete Products Industry Indicators"

Metal Industry Indicators (MII) is a monthly newsletter that analyzes and forecasts the economic health of five metal-processing industries: primary metals, steel, copper, primary and secondary aluminum, and aluminum mill products. The MII presents compo

Rare Earth Element Mines, Deposits, and Occurrences

This dataset contains location, geologic and mineral economic data for world rare earth mines, deposits, and occurrences. The data in this compilation were derived from published and non-published sources.

Preliminary geologic map of the Los Angeles 7.5' quadrangle, Southern California: A digital database

This Open-File report is a digital geologic map database. This digital map database is compiled from previously published sources combined with some new mapping and modifications in nomenclature. The geologic map database delineates map units that are

Deposits of the Lake Superior region

This digital map portrays the bedrock geology of the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota taken from the most recent published regional compilations. Some minor modifications and generalizations have been made from the published maps. Informatio

MAS/MILS Arc/Info point coverage for the Western U.S. (excluding Hawaii)

Point coverage containing MAS/MILS data for the western states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, Wyoming).

Geologic map of the Alligator Ridge area, including the Buck Mountain East and Mooney Basin Summit Quadrangles and parts of the Sunshine Well NE and Long Valley Slough Quadrangles, White Pine County, Nevada

Data set describes the geology of Paleozoic through Quaternary units in the Alligator Ridge area, which hosts disseminated gold deposits. These digital files were used to create the 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Buck Mountain East and Mooney Basin S

Geologic map of the Rifle Falls quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado

New 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Rifle Falls 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Western Colorado I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new interpretations of the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic hazards in the area o

Chromite deposits in central part Stillwater Complex, Sweet Grass County, Montana: A digital database for the geologic map of the east slope of Iron Mountain

The digital geologic map of the east slope of Iron Mountain, Sweet Grass County, Montana was prepared from preliminary digital datasets digitized by Optronics Specialty Co., Inc. from a paper copy of plate 10 from UGSG Bulletin 1015-D (Howland, 1955).The

Data sets of China sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits: Appendix III and Appendix IV

These data sets include deposit description, location, and geochemistry of sedimentary rock-hosted (Carlin-type) Au deposits in P.R. China. Deposit data was compiled by U.S. Geological Survey and Tianjim Geological Academy into a series of tables (.xls a

Evolution of the landscape along the Clear Creek Corridor, Colorado--Urbanization, aggregate mining, and reclamation

Prime agricultural land along the Clear Creek floodplain, Colorado, attracted settlement in the 1850's but the demand for sand and gravel for 1900's construction initiated a sequence of events that exceeded previous interests and created the modified land

Dataset of Aggregate Producers in New Mexico

This dataset contains latitudes, longitudes, and other descriptive data for aggregate producers in New Mexico that are believed to have been active during the period 1997-1999. The data in this compilation were derived from U.S. Geological Survey files, U