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Geological Survey

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U.S. Geological Survey,
Mineral Commodity Summaries, annual.
referenced on dataset section Data (#1)

  • Active Mines and Mineral Plants in the US

    Offsite — Mine plants and operations for commodities monitored by the Minerals Information Team of the USGS. Operations included are those considered active in 2003 and surveyed by the USGS. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2005 Date Updated: 2005 Time Period: current as of 2003 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: as needed ...
  • Ages from the National Geochronological Database

    Offsite — A subset of the National Geochronological Database as of 1995. Shows the distribution of published K/Ar and Ar/Ar age determinations in the US. Sample location, rock description, analytical data, age, interpretation, and bibliographic reference are given. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1995 Date Updated: 1995 Time Period: data obtained ...
  • Chemical Analyses of Soils and other Surficial Materials of the Coterminous US

    Offsite — Geochemistry of soils and other regoliths collected and analyzed by Hans Shacklette and colleagues from 1958 until about 1976 Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1981 Date Updated: 1981 Time Period: samples collected 1958-1976 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: none planned Specialized Data Category Designation: ...
  • Geochemistry of Sediments from the PLUTO Database

    Offsite — Geochemical data for unconsolidated sediments (stream sediments, lake sediments, etc.) collected in the US and analyzed by the USGS. These data were originally entered in the PLUTO database, which is now merged into the National Geochemistry Database. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1998 Date Updated: 2001 Time Period: samples collected ...
  • Geochemistry of Sediments from the Rock Analysis Storage System (RASS) Database

    Offsite — Geochemical data for unconsolidated sediments (stream sediments, lake sediments, etc.) collected by USGS personnel and analyzed by USGS. These data were part of the Rock Analysis Storage System and are now merged into the National Geochemistry Database. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2001 Date Updated: 2001 Time Period: samples collected ...
  • Geochemistry of Sediments in the US from the (NURE-HSSR) Database

    Offsite — Geochemical analyses of sediment samples throughout the U.S. collected by the hydrogeochemical and stream sediment reconnaissance (HSSR) phase of the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program. This database contains 397,625 records. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1997 Date Updated: 2004 Time Period: data collection through 1980 ...
  • Geochemistry of Soils from the PLUTO Database

    Offsite — Geochemical data for soils collected in the United States and analyzed by the USGS. The data were originally entered into the in-house PLUTO database. This is a subset of DDS-47. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1998 Date Updated: 2001 Time Period: samples collected 1960-1995 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: none ...
  • Geochemistry of Soils from the Rock Analysis Storage System (RASS) Database

    Offsite — Geochemical data for soils collected by USGS personnel and analyzed by USGS. These data were part of the Rock Analysis Storage System and are now merged into the National Geochemistry Database. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2001 Date Updated: 2001 Time Period: samples collected 1965-1988 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog ...
  • Geochemistry of Water Samples in the US from the NURE-HSSR Database

    Offsite — Geochemical analyses of water samples throughout the U.S. collected by the hydrogeochemical and stream sediment reconnaissance (HSSR) phase of the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program. This database contains 335,547 records. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1997 Date Updated: 2004 Time Period: data collection through 1980 ...
  • Geology of the Coterminous United States

    Offsite — A digital version of the Geologic Map of the United States, originally published at a scale of 1:2,500,000 (King and Beikman, 1974b). It excludes Alaska and Hawaii. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1974 Date Updated: 1994 Time Period: timeless Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: none planned Specialized Data Category ...
  • Global Trade

    Offsite — Locations and characteristics of world copper smelters Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2003 Date Updated: 2003 Time Period: current as of 2003 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: as needed Specialized Data Category Designation: Research Contributing Agency Information Agency Program Page: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/ ...
  • Imperiled Freshwater and Diadromous Fishes of North America

    Offsite — List of imperiled freshwater and diadromous fishes of North America as determined by the 2008 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Endangered Species Committee (ESC) on Fishes. At this website, one can view lists of imperiled fishes by freshwater ecoregion, b Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: Aug-08 Date Updated: May-09 Time Period: decade ...
  • Mineral Operations of Africa and the Middle East

    Offsite — Attributes of over 1,500 mineral facilities Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2006 Date Updated: 2006 Time Period: current as of 2006 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: as needed Specialized Data Category Designation: Research Contributing Agency Information Agency Program Page: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/ Agency Data ...
  • Mineral Operations of Latin America and Canada

    Offsite — Attributes of over 900 mineral facilities Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2006 Date Updated: 2006 Time Period: current as of 2006 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog Frequency: as needed Specialized Data Category Designation: Research Contributing Agency Information Agency Program Page: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/ Agency Data ...
  • Mineral Resource Data System

    Offsite — 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. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 1996 Date Updated: 2009 Time Period: ...
  • National Geochemical Survey Database

    Offsite — National-scale geochemical analysis of stream sediments and soils in the US, from existing data, reanalysis of existing samples, and new sampling. Goal for sample density is one per 289 square km. Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 2004 Date Updated: 2008 Time Period: data obtained through 2007 Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog ...
  • National Water Information System (NWIS)

    Offsite — NWIS supports the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of information about water quantity and quality collected at over 1.5 million sites around the U.S. As a long-term database and information delivery system, NWIS provides continual access to data collected over the last 100+ years, as well as real-time data on streamflow, etc. Additional facts available ...
  • National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program

    Offsite — National scope of NAWQA water-quality sample- and laboratory-result data and other supporting information obtained from NWIS systems hosted by individual Water Science Centers as well as national BioTDB system for aquatic biological data on communities and habitats and stored in a centralized NAWQA Data Warehouse (DWH) Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date ...
  • Nonfuel Mineral Commodities--Production, Foreign Trade, and Price: 2006

    Free Download — The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns. A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files ...
  • NWIS

    Offsite — National scope of USGS water quality sample and laboratory result data and information obtained from the NWIS/NWISWeb systems (the data available is a subset of NWISWeb) and NAWQA Data Warehouse Additional facts from data.gov Dataset Summary Date Released: 10/01/2008 Date Updated: Ongoing Time Period: 1900-present Data.gov Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog ...