Natural resources

Stocks of anything naturally occurring that have a beneficial use for man including economic, nutritional, recreational, aesthetic, and other benefits.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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).

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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

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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

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Generalized Thermal Maturity Map of Alaska

Alaska is a complex amalgamation of tectonic blocks with diverse histories. Sedimentary basins that are formed on these blocks both before amalgamation and as a result of collisions between them record the tectonic history of this complex region. Therma

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Coal-Bearing Regions and Structural Sedimentary Basins of China and Adjacent Seas: Coal-bearing regions

This dataset is a collection of coal-bearing regions located in The Peoples Republic of China. Included in this dataset are the age and name of the coal-bearing regions.

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Coal-Bearing Regions and Structural Sedimentary Basins of China and Adjacent Seas: Coal field locations

This dataset is a collection of coal field locations in The Peoples Republic of China. Included in this dataset is the rank of the coal in each field.

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Coal-Bearing Regions and Structural Sedimentary Basins of China and Adjacent Seas: Energy commodities

This dataset is a collection of commodities (coal gas, oil shale, and quaternary peat) located in The Peoples Republic of China. Included in this dataset is the type of the commodities.

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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.

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Coal-Bearing Regions and Structural Sedimentary Basins of China and Adjacent Seas: Structural sedimentary basins

This dataset is a collection of structural sedimentary basin locations in The Peoples Republic of China. Included in this dataset are the age and name of each structural sedimentary basin.

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Geologic map of Van Bremmer Park Quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico

The Raton basin is a large asymmetric syncline (2500 mi2 area) that extends from Huerfano Park, Colorado to Cimarron, New Mexico. As used here, the basin is defined by the limits of the outcrop of the Trinidad Sandstone. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rock

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Geologic map of the Vermejo Park quadrangle, Colfax County, New Mexico, and Las Animas County, Colorado

The Raton basin is a large asymmetric syncline (2500 mi2 area) that extends from Huerfano Park, Colorado to Cimarron, New Mexico. As used here, the basin is defined by the limits of the outcrop of the Trinidad Sandstone. The Cretaceous and Tertiary rock

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Digital soils survey map of the Patagonia Mountains, Arizona

The Soil Survey of Santa Cruz and Parts of Cochise and Pima Counties, Arizona, a product of the USDA Soil Conservation Service and the Forest Service in cooperation with the Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station, released in 1979, was created according

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High-resolution multichannel seismic-reflection data acquired in the northern Gulf of Mexico, 1998-99

This report consists of two-dimensional marine seismic reflection profile data from the northern Gulf of Mexico. These data were acquired in 1998 and 1999 with the Research Vessels Tommy Munro (M1-98-GM) and Gyre (G1-99-GM). The data are available in bi

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Methane in coastal sea water, sea ice, and bottom sediments, Beaufort Sea, Alaska

This report summarizes data acquired from 1990 to 1994 for the gas-hydrate portion of the USGS project "Permafrost and gas hydrate as possible sources of methane" of the USGS Global Change and Climate History program. The objective of this project has be

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Geophysical studies of the Crump Geyser known geothermal resource area, Oregon, in 1975

Gravity map and data used to infer details of the geologic structure of the area. Surveys were conducted during or prior to 1975.

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Digital maps of low- to moderate-temperature geothermal springs and wells in 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 (USGS) to provide geologic information for the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project (ICBEMP), a US Forest Service and Bureau of L

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