Mineral Resource Data System

Added By Infochimps
MRDS describes metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources throughout the world. Included are deposit name, location, commodity, deposit description, geologic characteristics, production, reserves, resources, and references. It includes the original MRDS and MAS/MILS data.

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Dataset Summary

  • Date Released: 1996
  • Date Updated: 2009
  • Time Period: variable
  • Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog
  • Frequency: revision ongoing
  • Specialized Data Category Designation: Research

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Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.