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

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Title:
Case study of the environmental signature of a recently abandoned, carbonate-hosted replacement deposit: The Clayton Mine, Idaho
Abstract:
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.
  1. How might this data set be cited?
    Hammarstrom, Jane M., Eppinger, Robert G., van Gosen, Bradley S., Briggs, Paul H., and Meier, Allen L., 2002, Case study of the environmental signature of a recently abandoned, carbonate-hosted replacement deposit: The Clayton Mine, Idaho: Open-File Report 02-10, Geological Survey (U.S.), Reston, Virginia.

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  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?
    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -114.412361
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -114.402139
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 44.284944
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 44.258167
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  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?
    Calendar_Date: Aug-1999Currentness_Reference: Sampling dates
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  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?
    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?
      This is a Point data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
      • Entity Point (23)
    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?
      Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitude and longitude values are specified in decimal degrees. The horizontal datum used is World Geodetic System 1984.
      The ellipsoid used is WGS 84.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257.
  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?
    samp_loc.dbf
    Sample locations (shapefile); Appendix A of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    LAB_NO
    Laboratory analysis identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    SAMP_MEDIA
    Type of material sampled
    ValueDefinition
    hardpan, leachate 
    mill tailings, leachate 
    mine waste, leachate 
    mineral 
    rock 
    slag, leachate 
    water 
    water, sediment 
    LOC_DESC
    General description of sample location
    ValueDefinition
    Clayton mine adit drainage 
    Clayton mine ore 
    Ella Dolomite on talus slope 0.3 mi N of Clayton mine site 
    Hardpan ledge on east slope of the mill tailings pile above Kinnikinic Creek 
    Host rock adjacent to mine workings 
    Kinnikinic Creek downstream of Clayton mine and mill 
    Kinnikinic Creek upstream of Clayton mine 
    Lower part of mill tailings pile 
    Mine waste dump; location given is for the top of the dump 
    Salt crust on top surface of mill tailings pile 
    Slag pile along the Salmon River at the town of Clayton 
    Upper part of mill tailings pile 
    White crust in dry pond on top of mill tailings pile 
    White salts on mine waste dump; location given is for the top of the dump 
    LATITUDE
    Geographic latitude of sample location
    Range of values
    Minimum:44.2581666666666678
    Maximum:44.2849444444444416
    LONGITUDE
    Geographic longitude of sample location
    Range of values
    Minimum:-114.412361111111110
    Maximum:-114.402138888888885
    clayton_host.dbf
    Geochemical data for host rock and ore at the Clayton mine. Table 3 of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    AS_HYD
    Arsenic concentration measured using hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:7.00
    Maximum:1800.00
    Units:ppm
    AU
    Gold concentration measured using fire assay
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.67
    Units:ppm
    HG
    Mercury concentration measured using cold vapor atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.030
    Maximum:1.700
    Units:ppm
    AL
    Aluminum concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.170
    Maximum:0.990
    Units:percent by weight
    CA
    Calcium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0470
    Maximum:18.0000
    Units:percent by weight
    FE
    Iron concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.940
    Maximum:25.000
    Units:percent by weight
    K
    Potassium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.58
    Units:percent by weight
    MG
    Magnesium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.350
    Maximum:11.000
    Units:percent by weight
    NA
    Sodium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0090
    Maximum:0.0180
    Units:percent by weight
    P
    Phosphorus concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.01
    Units:percent by weight
    TI
    Titanium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:percent by weight
    AG
    Silver concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:560
    Units:ppm
    AS_ICP
    Arsenic concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:7
    Maximum:1800
    Units:ppm
    BA
    Barium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:7
    Maximum:310
    Units:ppm
    BI
    Bismuth concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<50
    Maximum:78
    Units:ppm
    CD
    Cadmium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:51
    Units:ppm
    CE
    Cerium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<5
    Maximum:37
    Units:ppm
    CO
    Cobalt concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:12
    Units:ppm
    CR
    Chromium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:56
    Units:ppm
    CU
    Copper concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:2000
    Units:ppm
    LI
    Lithium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:6
    Units:ppm
    MN
    Manganese concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:590
    Maximum:39000
    Units:ppm
    MO
    Molybdenum concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:4
    Units:ppm
    PB
    Lead concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:34
    Maximum:71000
    Units:pm
    SR
    Strontium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:77
    Units:ppm
    TH
    Thorium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<6
    Maximum:6
    Units:ppm
    U
    Uranium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<100
    Maximum:101
    Units:ppm
    V
    Vanadium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:33
    Units:ppm
    Y
    Yttrium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:4
    Units:ppm
    ZN
    Zinc concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:28
    Maximum:7000
    Units:ppm
    SB
    Antimony concentration measured using hydride generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:1.90
    Maximum:1200.00
    Units:ppm
    SE
    Selenium concentration measured using hydride generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.2
    Maximum:1.1
    Units:ppm
    TE
    Tellurium concentration measured using hydride generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppm
    C_TOT
    Total carbon concentration measured using an automated carbon analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.160
    Maximum:11.000
    Units:percent by weight
    S_TOT
    Total sulfur concentration measured using an automated sulfur analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.05
    Maximum:13
    Units:percent by weight
    clayton_tail.dbf
    Geochemical and mineralogical data for solid mine waste and mill tailings, Clayton silver mine. Table 4 of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    AL
    Aluminum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:3.800
    Units:percent by weight
    CA
    Calcium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:16.000
    Units:percent by weight
    FE
    Iron concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:17.00
    Units:percent by weight
    K
    Potassium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:0.720
    Units:percent by weight
    MG
    Magnesium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:7.60
    Units:percent by weight
    NA
    Sodium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:0.460
    Units:percent by weight
    P
    Phosphorus concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0000
    Maximum:0.0700
    Units:percent by weight
    TI
    Titanium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0000
    Maximum:0.3000
    Units:percent by weight
    C_TOT
    Total carbon concentration measured using an automated carbon analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:8.30
    Units:percent by weight
    S_TOT
    Total sulfur concentration measured using an automated sulfur analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:1.200 percent by weight
    AG
    Silver concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:17
    Maximum:100
    Units:ppm
    AS_HYD
    Arsenic concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:22
    Maximum:910
    Units:ppm
    AS_ICP
    Arsenic concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:73
    Maximum:990
    Units:ppm
    AU
    Gold concentration measured by fire assay
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0000
    Maximum:0.0550
    Units:ppm
    BA
    Barium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:50
    Maximum:940
    Units:ppm
    BE
    Beryllium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<1
    Maximum:2
    Units:ppm
    BI
    Bismuth concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<50
    Maximum:110
    Units:ppm
    CD
    Cadmium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:25
    Maximum:810
    Units:ppm
    CE
    Cerium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<5
    Maximum:37
    Units:ppm
    CO
    Cobalt concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:6
    Maximum:100000
    Units:ppm
    CR
    Chromium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:51
    Maximum:67
    Units:ppm
    CU
    Copper concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:85
    Maximum:7600
    Units:ppm
    GA
    Gallium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<4
    Maximum:9
    Units:ppm
    HG
    Mercury concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.200
    Maximum:610.000
    Units:ppm
    LA
    Lanthanum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:21
    Units:ppm
    LI
    Lithium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:2
    Maximum:18
    Units:ppm
    MN
    Manganese concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:1800
    Maximum:32000
    Units:ppm
    MO
    Molybdenum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:12
    Units:ppm
    ND
    Neodymium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<9
    Maximum:13
    Units:ppm
    NI
    Nickel concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<3
    Maximum:19
    Units:ppm
    PB
    Lead concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:400
    Maximum:6800
    Units:ppm
    SB
    Antimony concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:18
    Maximum:820
    Units:ppm
    SC
    Scandium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:7
    Units:ppm
    SE
    Selenium concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.2
    Maximum:10,000
    Units:ppm
    SN
    Tin concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<50
    Maximum:54
    Units:ppm
    SR
    Strontium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:6
    Maximum:230
    Units:ppm
    TE
    Tellurium concentration measured by fire assay
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:0.5
    Units:ppm
    TH
    Thorium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<6
    Maximum:8
    Units:ppm
    TL
    Thallium concentration measured by fire assay
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:130
    Units:ppm
    V
    Vanadium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:21
    Maximum:127
    Units:ppm
    Y
    Yttrium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:17
    Units:ppm
    YB
    Yterbium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<1
    Maximum:2
    Units:ppm
    ZN
    Zinc concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:2300
    Maximum:100000
    Units:ppm
    kinni_stream.dbf
    Geochemical data for < 80-mesh (< 0.177 mm) stream sediments in Kinnikinic Creek at the Clayton silver mine. Table 6 of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    AG
    Silver concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:44
    Units:ppm
    AL
    Aluminum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:8.000
    Units:percent by weight
    AS_ICP
    Arsenic concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:16
    Maximum:1000
    Units:ppm
    AS_HYD
    Arsenic concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:33
    Maximum:1100
    Units:ppm
    AU
    Gold concentration measured by fire assay
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.055
    Units:ppm
    BA
    Barium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:120
    Maximum:1400
    Units:ppm
    BE
    Beryllium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<1
    Maximum:2
    Units:ppm
    C_TOT
    Total carbon concentration measured by an automated carbon analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:8.10
    Units:percent by weight
    CA
    Calcium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:3.50
    Units:percent by weight
    CD
    Cadmium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:31
    Units:ppm
    CE
    Cerium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<5
    Maximum:92
    Units:ppm
    CO
    Cobalt concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:12
    Maximum:12
    Units:ppm
    CR
    Chromium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:48
    Maximum:111
    Units:ppm
    CU
    Copper concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:21
    Maximum:149
    Units:ppm
    FE
    Iron concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:3
    Maximum:16
    Units:percent by weight
    GA
    Gallium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<4
    Maximum:17
    Units:ppm
    HG
    Mercury concentration measured by cold vapor atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.100
    Maximum:1.060
    Units:ppm
    K
    Potassium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:2.200
    Units:percent by weight
    LA
    Lanthanum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:47
    Units:ppm
    LI
    Lithium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:3
    Maximum:24
    Units:ppm
    MG
    Magnesium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:6.200
    Units:percent by weight
    MN
    Manganese concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:560
    Maximum:20000
    Units:ppm
    MO
    Molybdenum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:2
    Maximum:3
    Units:ppm
    NA
    Sodium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0000
    Maximum:1.2000
    Units:percent by weight
    NB
    Niobium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<4
    Maximum:20
    Units:ppm
    ND
    Neodymium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<9
    Maximum:42
    Units:ppm
    NI
    Nickel concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<3
    Maximum:48.6
    Units:ppm
    P
    Phosphorus concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0000
    Maximum:0.0680
    Units:percent by weight
    PB
    Lead concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:57
    Maximum:4300
    Units:ppm
    S_TOT
    Total sulfur concentration measured by an automated sulfur analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.05
    Maximum:1.5
    Units:percent by weight
    SB
    Antimony concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:49.00
    Units:ppm
    SC
    Scandium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:10
    Units:ppm
    SE
    Selenium concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.2
    Maximum:0.3
    Units:ppm
    SR
    Strontium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:28
    Maximum:330
    Units:ppm
    TH
    Thorium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<6
    Maximum:13
    Units:ppm
    TI
    Titanium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:0.480
    Units:percent by weight
    TL
    Thallium concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:0.40
    Units:ppm
    V
    Vanadium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:46
    Maximum:71
    Units:ppm
    Y
    Yttrium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:2
    Maximum:12
    Units:ppm
    YB
    Yterbium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<1
    Maximum:2
    Units:ppm
    ZN
    Zinc concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:97
    Maximum:4100
    Units:ppm
    leachates.dbf
    Geochemical data for leachates of mine waste, mill tailings, and slag. Table 8 of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    LEACH_PH
    Final leach pH
    Range of values
    Minimum:6.00
    Maximum:8.70
    CONDUCTIV
    Conductivity
    Range of values
    Minimum:6.90
    Maximum:480.00
    Units:µS/cm
    ALK
    Alkalinity (ppm by lab titration)
    Range of values
    Minimum:0
    Maximum:32
    Units:ppm
    F
    Fluorine ion concentration measured by ion chromatography
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.08
    Maximum:0.4
    Units:ppm
    CL
    Chlorine ion concentration measured by ion chromatography
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.08
    Maximum:0.1
    Units:ppm
    SO4
    Sulfate anion concentration measured by ion chromatography
    Range of values
    Minimum:1.70
    Maximum:250.00
    Units:ppm
    NO3
    Nitrate anion concentration measured by ion chromatography
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.08
    Maximum:0.5
    Units:ppm
    AL
    Aluminum concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.300
    Maximum:2.100
    Units:ppb
    AS
    Arsenic concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.50
    Maximum:4.60
    Units:ppb
    B
    Boron concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<5
    Maximum:7.7
    Units:ppb
    BA
    Barium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:2.00
    Maximum:41.00
    Units:ppb
    BI
    Bismuth concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    CA
    Calcium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.60
    Maximum:74.00
    Units:ppm
    CD
    Cadmium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.10
    Maximum:6.30
    Units:ppb
    CS
    Cesium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:1.2
    Units:ppb
    CO
    Cobalt concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.04
    Units:ppb
    CU
    Copper concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.5
    Maximum:7
    Units:ppb
    FE
    Iron concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.00
    Maximum:20.00
    Units:ppm
    GE
    Germanium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.03
    Units:ppb
    K
    Potassium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:0.89
    Units:ppm
    LI
    Lithium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    MG
    Magnesium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.050
    Maximum:48.000
    Units:ppm
    MN
    Manganese concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.03
    Maximum:78
    Units:ppb
    MO
    Molybdenum concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.05
    Maximum:1
    Units:ppb
    NA
    Sodium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.03
    Maximum:0.24
    Units:ppm
    PB
    Lead concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.850
    Maximum:1200.000
    Units:ppb
    RB
    Rubidium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.10
    Maximum:4.40
    Units:ppb
    SB
    Antimony concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.600
    Maximum:58.000
    Units:ppb
    SE
    Selenium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.2
    Maximum:4
    Units:ppb
    SI
    Silicon concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:0.46
    Units:ppm
    SR
    Strontium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:3.90
    Maximum:69.00
    Units:ppb
    U
    Uranium concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.01
    Units:ppb
    ZN
    Zinc concentration measured by ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:4
    Maximum:58
    Units:ppb
    salmon_slag.dbf
    Geochemical data for a composite sample (45BV00) of slag along the Salmon River. Table 5 of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    AG
    Silver concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:92
    Maximum:92
    Units:ppm
    AL
    Aluminum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:1.60
    Maximum:1.60
    Units:ppm
    AS
    Arsenic concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:570
    Maximum:570
    Units:ppm
    AU
    Gold concentration measured by fire assay
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:<0.005
    Units:ppm
    BA
    Barium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:310
    Maximum:310
    Units:ppm
    BE
    Beryllium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<1
    Maximum:<1
    Units:ppm
    BI
    Bismuth concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<50
    Maximum:<50
    Units:ppm
    C_TOT
    Total carbon concentration measured by an automated carbon analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.020
    Maximum:0.020
    Units:percent by weight
    CO2
    Carbon dioxide concentration measured by an automated carbon analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.040
    Maximum:0.040
    Units:percent by weight
    CA
    Calcium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:6.20
    Maximum:6.20
    Units:percent by weight
    CD
    Cadmium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:<2
    Units:ppm
    CE
    Cerium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:47
    Maximum:47
    Units:ppm
    CO
    Cobalt concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:6
    Maximum:6
    Units:ppm
    CR
    Chromium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:8
    Maximum:8
    Units:ppm
    CU
    Copper concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:4000
    Maximum:4000
    Units:ppm
    EU
    Europium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:<2
    Units:ppm
    FE
    Iron concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:25
    Maximum:25
    Units:percent by weight
    GA
    Gallium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:15
    Maximum:15
    Units:ppm
    HG
    Mercury concentration measured by cold vapor atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.030
    Maximum:0.030
    Units:ppm
    HO
    Holmium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<4
    Maximum:<4
    Units:ppm
    K
    Potassium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.460
    Maximum:0.460
    Units:percent by weight
    LA
    Lanthanum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:19
    Maximum:19
    Units:ppm
    LI
    Lithium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:11
    Maximum:11
    Units:ppm
    MG
    Magnesium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.860
    Maximum:0.860
    Units:percent by weight
    MN
    Manganese concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:22000
    Maximum:22000
    Units:ppm
    MO
    Molybdenum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:23
    Maximum:23
    Units:ppm
    NA
    Sodium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.10
    Maximum:0.10
    Units:percent by weight
    NB
    Niobium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<4
    Maximum:<4
    Units:ppm
    ND
    Neodymium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:11
    Maximum:11
    Units:ppm
    NI
    Nickel concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:25
    Maximum:25
    Units:ppm
    P
    Phosphorus concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.210
    Maximum:0.210
    Units:percent by weight
    PB
    Lead concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:53000
    Maximum:53000
    Units:ppm
    S
    Sulfur concentration measured by an automated sulfur analyzer
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.850
    Maximum:0.850
    Units:percent by weight
    SB
    Antimony concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:2400
    Maximum:2400
    Units:ppm
    SC
    Scandium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<2
    Maximum:<2
    Units:ppm
    SE
    Selenium concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:4.70
    Maximum:4.70
    Units:ppm
    SN
    Tin concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:140
    Maximum:140
    Units:ppm
    SR
    Strontium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:480
    Maximum:480
    Units:ppm
    TA
    Tantalum concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<40
    Maximum:<40
    Units:ppm
    TE
    Tellurium concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.30
    Maximum:0.30
    Units:ppm
    TH
    Thallium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<6
    Maximum:<6
    Units:ppm
    TI
    Titanium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.070
    Maximum:0.070
    Units:percent by weight
    TL
    Thallium concentration measured by hydride-generation atomic absorption
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:<0.1
    Units:ppm
    U
    Uranium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:<100
    Maximum:<100
    Units:ppm
    V
    Vanadium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:41
    Maximum:41
    Units:ppm
    Y
    Yttrium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:13
    Maximum:13
    Units:ppm
    YB
    Yterbium concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:2
    Maximum:2
    Units:ppm
    ZN
    Zinc concentration measured by ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:15000
    Maximum:15000
    Units:ppm
    water_field.dbf
    Field observations of water samples and locations. Table 7a of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    DATE
    Sample collection date (m/d/y)
    ValueDefinition
    8/7/00 
    8/15/99 
    8/26/99 
    TEMP
    Water temperature, degrees C
    ValueDefinition
    6.3C 
    9.2C 
    9.6C 
    13C 
    FLOW_RATE
    Estimated rate of flow of the stream from which the sample was taken
    ValueDefinition
    2 cubic ft/s 
    3 cubic ft/s 
    8 cubic ft/s 
    10 cubic ft/s 
    640 L/min 
    650 L/min 
    FLOW_METH
    Method of determining the flow rate
    ValueDefinition
    calculated 
    estimated 
    WATERCOLOR
    Color of water
    ValueDefinition
    none 
    WATERODOR
    Odor of water
    ValueDefinition
    none 
    PH
    pH of the water
    Range of values
    Minimum:6.50
    Maximum:8.40
    CONDUCTIV
    Conductivity (µS/cm)
    Range of values
    Minimum:140
    Maximum:440
    Units:µS/cm
    TURBIDITY
    Estimate of water turbidity
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.280
    Maximum:42.000
    Units:FTU, formazine turbidity unit (identical to the NTU, nephelometric turbidity unit
    DIS_OXYGEN
    Dissolved oxygen
    Range of values
    Minimum:2.00
    Maximum:8.00
    Units:ppm
    ALK
    Alkalinity
    Range of values
    Minimum:50
    Maximum:130
    Units:ppm
    ACIDITY
    Acidity (ppm)
    Range of values
    Minimum:0
    Maximum:<20
    Units:ppm
    SITE
    Site number, appears in other tables
    ValueDefinition
    1 
    2 
    3 
    4 
    SITE_DESC
    Site description
    ValueDefinition
    Kinnikinic Creek downstream from the Clayton mine; flow is higher and turbidity lower here than at 00CH055 because water is not running in the flume. 
    Kinnikinic Creek downstream from the Clayton mine; flowing stream in a sunny area. Water loss compared to upstream site due to water diversion into 18-inch steel flume next to stream. Higher pH values for 2000 samples (compared to 1999) could be due to carbonate-rich, wind-blown tailings. 
    Kinnikinic Creek upstream from the Clayton mine; flowing stream in a sunny area 
    Strong flow from the main Clayton mine adit (in shade) 
    BED_DESC
    Channel bed description
    ValueDefinition
    Minor iron oxide staining and brown algae on cobbles and boulders; mossy and heavily vegetated banks (willow, grass, bushes, trees); alluvial boulders with mill tailings fines 
    Moderate iron- and manganese oxide coatings on boulders; boulders are interspersed with silt fromthe tailings pile 
    Steel/wood ditch and flume with slimy green algae in flat-bottomed areas; salts immediately above water line 
    Turbulent cascading stream with abundant moss and algae 
    water_lab.dbf
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    HARDNESS
    Water hardness
    Range of values
    Minimum:60
    Maximum:239
    Units:(mg/L CaCO3 equivalent)
    ALK
    Alkalinity (ppm by lab titration)
    Range of values
    Minimum:65
    Maximum:150
    Units:ppm
    F_PPM
    Fluorine ion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.10
    Maximum:0.20
    Units:ppm
    CL_PPM
    Chlorine ion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.60
    Maximum:1.00
    Units:ppm
    SO4_PPM
    Sulfate anion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:5.70
    Maximum:92.00
    Units:ppm
    NO3_PPM
    Nitrate anion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.08
    Maximum:<0.1
    Units:ppm
    FE2_PPM
    Fe2+ ion concentration (measured on filtered, acidified water)
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:0.070
    Units:ppm
    SITE
    Site number
    ValueDefinition
    1 
    2 
    3 
    4 
    water_lab.dbf
    Laboratory measurements on water samples. Table 7b of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    HARDNESS
    Water hardness
    Range of values
    Minimum:60
    Maximum:239
    Units:(mg/L CaCO3 equivalent)
    ALK
    Alkalinity (ppm by lab titration)
    Range of values
    Minimum:65
    Maximum:150
    Units:ppm
    F_PPM
    Fluorine ion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.10
    Maximum:0.20
    Units:ppm
    CL_PPM
    Chlorine ion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.60
    Maximum:1.00
    Units:ppm
    SO4_PPM
    Sulfate anion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:5.70
    Maximum:92.00
    Units:ppm
    NO3_PPM
    Nitrate anion concentration
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.08
    Maximum:<0.1
    Units:ppm
    FE2_PPM
    Fe2+ ion concentration (measured on filtered, acidified water)
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.000
    Maximum:0.070
    Units:ppm
    SITE
    Site number
    ValueDefinition
    1 
    2 
    3 
    4 
    water_filtered.dbf
    Multi-element geochemical analyses for filtered (dissolved) element concentrations in filtered (0.45 micron)/acidified waters. Table 7c of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    SAMP_SITE
    Site number
    ValueDefinition
    1 
    2 
    3 
    4 
    AG_PPB_MS
    Silver concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.3
    Units:ppb
    AL_PPB_MS
    Aluminum concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.8
    Units:ppb
    AS_PPB_MS
    Arsenic concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.2
    Maximum:7
    Units:ppb
    BA_PPB_MS
    Barium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:31
    Maximum:56
    Units:ppb
    CA_PPM_AES
    Calcium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:14
    Maximum:48
    Units:ppm
    CD_PPB_MS
    Cadmium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.06
    Units:ppb
    CE_PPB_MS
    Cerium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppb
    CO_PPB_MS
    Cobalt concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:1.3
    Units:ppb
    CS_PPB_MS
    Cesium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.01
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    CU_PPB_MS
    Copper concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.5
    Maximum:1
    Units:ppb
    FE_PPB_AES
    Iron concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:22
    Maximum:77
    Units:ppb
    HG_PPB_AF
    Mercury concentration measured using atomic fluorescence
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.006
    Units:ppb
    K_PPM_AES
    Potassium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.500
    Maximum:0.930
    Units:ppm
    LA_PPB_MS
    Lanthanum concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.01
    Units:ppb
    LI_PPB_MS
    Lithium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.05
    Maximum:1
    Units:ppb
    MG_PPM_AES
    Magnesium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:8.10
    Maximum:29.00
    Units:ppm
    MN_PPB_MS
    Manganese concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.370
    Maximum:550.000
    Units:ppb
    MO_PPB_MS
    Molybdenum concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.20
    Maximum:3.00
    Units:ppb
    NA_PPM_AES
    Sodium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:1.70
    Maximum:1.90
    Units:ppm
    ND_PPB_MS
    Neodymium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppb
    NI_PPB_MS
    Nickel concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:1.1
    Units:ppb
    P_PPB_MS
    Phosphorus concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:2
    Maximum:13
    Units:ppb
    PB_PPB_MS
    Lead concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.05
    Maximum:8.8
    Units:ppb
    RB_PPB_MS
    Rubidium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.700
    Maximum:2.000
    Units:ppb
    RE_PPB_MS
    Rhenium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.04
    Units:ppb
    SB_PPB_MS
    Antimony concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.03
    Maximum:2.5
    Units:ppb
    SI_PPM_AES
    Silicon concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:3.00
    Maximum:4.00
    Units:ppm
    SR_PPB_MS
    Strontium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:70
    Maximum:100
    Units:ppb
    TH_PPB_MS
    Thorium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.0007
    Maximum:0.04
    Units:ppb
    U_PPB_MS
    Uranium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.110
    Maximum:0.340
    Units:ppb
    V_PPB_MS
    Vanadium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.2
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    W_PPB_MS
    Tungsten concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.1
    Units:ppb
    Y_PPB_MS
    Yttrium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.01
    Units:ppb
    ZN_PPB_MS
    Zinc concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.5
    Maximum:190
    Units:ppb
    water_unfiltered.dbf
    Multi-element geochemical analyses for unfiltered (total) element concentrations in unfiltered, acidified waters. Table 7d of the report.
    SAMPLE_NO
    Sample identification textual identifier without intrinsic scientific significance
    SAMP_SITE
    Sample site number
    ValueDefinition
    1 
    2 
    3 
    4 
    AG_PPB_MS
    Silver concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.3
    Units:ppb
    AL_PPB_MS
    Aluminum concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:76
    Units:ppb
    AS_PPB_MS
    Arsenic concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.20
    Maximum:23.00
    Units:ppb
    BA_PPB_MS
    Barium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:21
    Maximum:57
    Units:ppb
    BI_PPB_MS
    Bismuth concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppb
    CA_PPM_AES
    Calcium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:6.80
    Maximum:47.00
    Units:ppm
    CD_PPB_MS
    Cadmium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:2.1
    Units:ppb
    CE_PPB_MS
    Cerium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    CO_PPB_MS
    Cobalt concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.030
    Maximum:1.300
    Units:ppb
    CS_PPB_MS
    Cesium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.010
    Maximum:0.200
    Units:ppb
    CU_PPB_MS
    Copper concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.5
    Maximum:10
    Units:ppb
    DY_PPB_MS
    Dysprosium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.03
    ER_PPB_MS
    Erbium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.01
    Units:ppb
    EU_PPB_MS
    Europium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.007
    Units:ppb
    FE_PPB_AES
    Iron concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:81
    Maximum:8400
    Units:ppb
    GA_PPB_MS
    Gallium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppb
    GD_PPB_MS
    Gadolinium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.005
    Maximum:0.05
    Units:ppb
    IN_PPB_MS
    Indium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    K_PPM_AES
    Potassium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.230
    Maximum:0.950
    Units:ppm
    LA_PPB_MS
    Lanthanum concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.09
    Units:ppb
    LI_PPB_MS
    Lithium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.5
    Maximum:1
    Units:ppb
    MG_PPM_AES
    Magnesium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:4.40
    Maximum:28.00
    Units:ppm
    MN_PPB_MS
    Manganese concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:4.20
    Maximum:830.00
    Units:ppb
    MO_PPB_MS
    Molybdenum concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.070
    Maximum:2.700
    Units:ppb
    NA_PPM_AES
    Sodium concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.670
    Maximum:2.000
    Units:ppb
    ND_PPB_MS
    Neodymium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.1
    Units:ppb
    NI_PPB_MS
    Nickel concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.1
    Maximum:0.9
    Units:ppb
    P_PPB_MS
    Phosphorus concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<1
    Maximum:19
    Units:ppb
    PB_PPB_MS
    Lead concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.20
    Maximum:280.00
    Units:ppb
    PR_PPB_MS
    Praseodymium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.03
    Units:ppb
    RB_PPB_MS
    Rubidium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.400
    Maximum:1.900
    Units:ppb
    RE_PPB_MS
    Rhenium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.05
    Units:ppb
    SB_PPB_MS
    Antimony concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.03
    Maximum:2.4
    Units:ppb
    SE_PPB_MS
    Selenium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.3
    Maximum:<0.8
    Units:ppb
    SI_PPM_AES
    Silicon concentration measured using ICP-AES
    Range of values
    Minimum:1.50
    Maximum:4.20
    Units:ppm
    SM_PPM_MS
    Samarium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppm
    SR_PPB_MS
    Strontium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:37
    Maximum:100
    Units:ppb
    TH_PPB_MS
    Thorium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.0007
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppb
    TI_PPB_MS
    Titanium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.05
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    TL_PPB_MS
    Thallium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.05
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    U_PPB_MS
    Uranium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.060
    Maximum:0.330
    Units:ppb
    V_PPB_MS
    Vanadium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.1
    Maximum:0.3
    Units:ppb
    W_PPB_MS
    Tungsten concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.02
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    Y_PPB_MS
    Yttrium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.2
    Units:ppb
    YB_PPB_MS
    Yterbium concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:<0.01
    Maximum:0.02
    Units:ppb
    ZN_PPB_MS
    Zinc concentration measured using ICP-MS
    Range of values
    Minimum:0.80
    Maximum:480.00
    Units:ppb

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  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set? USGS Open-File Report 02-010
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Dates:
Last modified: 14-Jun-2016
Metadata author:
Peter N Schweitzer
USGS Midwest Area
Collection manager, USGS Geoscience Data Clearinghouse, http://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/
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