Analytical results for stream sediment and soil samples from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Isla de Culebra, and Isla de Vieques

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Title:
Analytical results for stream sediment and soil samples from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Isla de Culebra, and Isla de Vieques
Abstract:
Geochemical data from 2560 stream sediment samples collected in Puerto Rico, 421 soil samples collected on Isla de Vieques, and 35 soil samples were collected on Isla de Culebra, analyzed by semiquantitative spectrographic methods.
  1. How might this data set be cited?
    Marsh, Sherman P., 1992, Analytical results for stream sediment and soil samples from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Isla de Culebra, and Isla de Vieques: Open-File Report 92-353, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado.

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  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?
    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -67.3627
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -65.2259
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 21.608
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 17.9489
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  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?
    Beginning_Date: 1970
    Ending_Date: 1991
    Currentness_Reference:
    Sample collection period
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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 (3319)
    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 North American Datum of 1927.
      The ellipsoid used is Clarke 1866.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378206.4.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/294.98.
  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?
    prold
    Samples collected on the main island of Puerto Rico from 1975 through 1985
    PRIME_ID
    Sample identification number used to track analyses
    SECND_ID
    Secondary sample identification number
    LAT_DMS
    Sampling site north latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    LON_DMS
    Sampling site west longitude in degrees, minues, and seconds with respect toNAD27
    LAT
    Sampling site north latitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    LONG
    Sampling site west longitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    S_FE_
    Iron concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_MG_
    Magnesium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_CA_
    Calcium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_TI_
    Titanium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_MN
    Manganese concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_AG
    Silver concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_B
    Boron concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_BA
    Barium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CO
    Cobalt concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CR
    Chromium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CU
    Copper concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_MO
    Molybdenum concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_NI
    Nickel concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_PB
    Lead concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SC
    Scandium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SN
    Tin concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SR
    Strontium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_V
    Vanadium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_Y
    Ytterbium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_ZN
    Zinc concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_ZR
    Zirconium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AA_ZN
    Zinc concentration in parts per million by weight using atomic absorption spectrometry
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AA_AU
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using atomic absorption spectrometry
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    prnew
    Samples collected on the main island of Puerto Rico in 1991
    PRIME_ID
    Sample identification number used to track analyses
    SECND_ID
    Secondary sample identification number
    LAT_DMS
    Sampling site north latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    LON_DMS
    Sampling site west longitude in degrees, minues, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    LAT
    Sampling site north latitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    LONG
    Sampling site west longitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    CA_____S
    Calcium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    FE_____S
    Iron concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    MG_____S
    Magnesium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    NA_____S
    Sodium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    P______S
    Phosphorus concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    TI_____S
    Titanium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    AG_PPM_S
    Silver concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AS_PPM_S
    Arsenic concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AU_PPM_S
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    B__PPM_S
    Boron concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    BA_PPM_S
    Barium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    BE_PPM_S
    Beryllium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    BI_PPM_S
    Bismuth concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    CD_PPM_S
    Cadmium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    CO_PPM_S
    Cobalt concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    CR_PPM_S
    Chromium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    CU_PPM_S
    Copper concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    GA_PPM_S
    Gallium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    GE_PPM_S
    Germanium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    LA_PPM_S
    Lanthanum concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    MN_PPM_S
    Manganese concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    MO_PPM_S
    Molybdenum concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    NB_PPM_S
    Niobium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    NI_PPM_S
    Nickel concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    PB_PPM_S
    Lead concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    SB_PPM_S
    Antimony concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    SC_PPM_S
    Scandium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    SN_PPM_S
    Tin concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    SR_PPM_S
    Strontium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    TH_PPM_S
    Thorium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    V__PPM_S
    Vanadium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    W__PPM_S
    Tungsten concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    Y__PPM_S
    Ytterbium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    ZN_PPM_S
    Zinc concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    ZR_PPM_S
    Zirconium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AU___PPM
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using atomic absorption spectrometry
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AG_P_PPM
    Silver concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AS_P_PPM
    Arsenic concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AU_P_PPM
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    BI_P_PPM
    Bismuth concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    CD_P_PPM
    Cadmium concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    CU_P_PPM
    Copper concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    MO_P_PPM
    Molybdenum concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    PB_P_PPM
    Lead concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    SB_P_PPM
    Antimony concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    ZN_P_PPM
    Zinc concentration in parts per million by weight using inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (Motooka, 1988)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    culebra
    Samples of dry streambed material collected on the island of Culebra in late 1970
    PRIME_ID
    Sample identification number used to track analyses
    SECND_ID
    Secondary sample identification number
    LAT_DMS
    Sampling site north latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    LON_DMS
    Sampling site west longitude in degrees, minues, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    LATITUDE
    Sampling site north latitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    LONGTUDE
    Sampling site west longitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    S_FE_
    Iron concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_MG_
    Magnesium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_CA_
    Calcium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_TI_
    Titanium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_MN
    Manganese concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_B
    Boron concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_BA
    Barium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_BE
    Beryllium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CO
    Cobalt concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CR
    Chromium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CU
    Copper concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_NI
    Nickel concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_PB
    Lead concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SC
    Scandium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SR
    Strontium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_V
    Vanadium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_Y
    Ytterbium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_ZR
    Zirconium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AA_AU
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using atomic absorption spectrometry
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    vieques
    Samples of soil collected from the C horizon on the island of Vieques in 1972
    PRIME_ID
    Sample identification number used to track analyses
    SECND_ID
    Secondary sample identification number
    LAT_DMS
    Sampling site north latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    LON_DMS
    Sampling site west longitude in degrees, minues, and seconds with respect to NAD27
    X_COORD_
    UTM easting with respect to zone 20, in meters
    Range of values
    Units:meters
    Y_COORD_
    UTM northing with respect to zone 20, in meters
    Range of values
    Units:meters
    LAT
    Sampling site north latitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    LONG
    Sampling site west longitude in decimal degrees with respect to NAD27
    Range of values
    Units:decimal degrees
    S_FE_
    Iron concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_MG_
    Magnesium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_CA_
    Calcium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_TI_
    Titanium concentration in percent by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:percent by weight
    S_MN
    Manganese concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_AG
    Silver concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_AS
    Arsenic concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_AU
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_B
    Boron concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_BA
    Barium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_BE
    Beryllium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_BI
    Bismuth concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CD
    Cadmium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CO
    Cobalt concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CR
    Chromium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_CU
    Copper concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_LA
    Lanthanum concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_MO
    Molybdenum concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_NB
    Niobium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_NI
    Nickel concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_PB
    Lead concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SB
    Antimony concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SC
    Scandium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SN
    Tin concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_SR
    Strontium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_V
    Vanadium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_W
    Tungsten concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_Y
    Ytterbium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_ZN
    Zinc concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_ZR
    Zirconium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    S_TH
    Thorium concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AA_AU
    Gold concentration in parts per million by weight using a semiquantitative, direct-current arc emission spectrographic method (Grimes and Marranzino, 1968)
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight
    AA_ZN
    Zinc concentration in parts per million by weight using atomic absorption spectrometry
    Range of values
    Units:parts per million by weight

Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)
    • Marsh, Sherman P.
  2. Who also contributed to the data set?
  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?
    Peter N Schweitzer
    USGS ER GD
    Geologist
    12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
    Reston, VA
    USA

    703-648-6533 (voice)
    703-648-6252 (FAX)
    pschweitzer@usgs.gov

Why was the data set created?

Baseline geochemical survey of the islands to support broad-scale mineral resource assessment.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?
  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?
  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Access_Constraints: none
Use_Constraints: none
  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)
    USGS Information Services
    Box 25286, Denver Federal Center
    Denver, Colorado
    USA

    1-888-ASK-USGS (voice)
    1-303-202-4695 (FAX)
    infoservices@usgs.gov
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set? USGS Open-File Report 92-353
  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?
    This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards (or with the North American Stratigraphic Code). Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

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/
Mail Stop 954
12201 Sunrise Valley Dr
Reston, VA
USA

703-648-6533 (voice)
703-648-6252 (FAX)
pschweitzer@usgs.gov
Metadata standard:
Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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