Geology and Nonfuel Mineral Deposits of the United States

2005-10-21  Geology and Nonfuel Mineral Deposits of the United States Michael L. Zientek and Greta J. Orris Abstract This report, which is one of a series of reports summarizing the World’s endowment of nonfuel mineral resources, describes the location and general geologic setting of deposits of major mineral commodities in the United States.

USMIN Mineral Deposit Database USGS

USMIN Mineral Deposit Database. A developing national-scale geospatial database that will be an authoritative source of information on the most important mines, mineral deposits, and mineral districts of the United States.

Geology and Nonfuel Mineral Deposits of the United

Major hydrothermal mineral deposits of United States (from figure 8) This report, which is one of a series of reports summarizing the World’s endowment of nonfuel mineral resources, describes the location and general geologic setting of deposits of major mineral commodities in the United States.

Rare earth element mineral deposits in the United States

At the same time, there has been concern by the United States and many other Nations about the near-monopoly of mining, processing, and supply of REEs from one Nation, China. Between 2011 and 2017, China produced approximately 84 percent of the world’s REEs, and during this time the United States only produced REEs between 2012 and 2015.

USGS Updates Mineral Database with Gallium

2021-4-29  Primary import sources were China, the United Kingdom, Germany, and other countries, listed in descending order of quantity supplied to the U.S. USMIN is a national-scale geospatial database that is the authoritative source for the most important mines, mineral deposits and

USGS Updates Mineral Database with Niobium

2021-4-27  Our objective is to develop a national-scale, geospatial database that is the authoritative source of the most important mines, mineral deposits, and mineral districts of the United States. Contacts: Jeffrey L Mauk,Carma A San Juan,Peter N Schweitzer, Ph.D.

Major mineral deposits of the world USGS

Regional locations and general geologic setting of known deposits of major nonfuel mineral commodities. Mineral Resources; Online Spatial Data; Major mineral deposits of the world. Geology and nonfuel mineral deposits of the United States. Zientek, Michael L., and Orris, Greta J., 2005,Geology and nonfuel mineral deposits of the United

USGS Updates Mineral Database with Tantalum

2021-4-27  The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has updated its USMIN Mineral Deposit Database for the mineral commodity tantalum, one of 35 mineral commodities considered critical to the economic and national security of the United States. The two deposits in this dataset occur in Alaska and Texas. “Tantalum is an essential component to much of the electronics industry, which the United States

Cobalt Deposits in the United States USGS

This data release provides descriptions of more than 60 mineral regions, mines, and mineral deposits within the United States and its territories that are reported to contain enrichments of cobalt (Co). To focus the scope of this data release, we report only mined deposits and exploration prospects with past production, or resource and reserve estimates of 1,000 metric tons or more of cobalt.

Tin Deposits in the United States USGS Mineral

This data release provides descriptions of more than 120 mineral regions, mines, and mineral deposits within the United States that are reported to contain enrichments of tin (Sn). This data release only includes sites with publicly available records of past production of tin, or a defined resource of tin, or both. The inclusion of a particular mineral deposit in this database is not meant to

Mineral Deposits in the United States NASA/ADS

adshelp[at]cfa.harvard.edu The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A

USGS updates mineral database with tungsten

IMAGE: A map of the United States showing significant tungsten (W) deposits using data from USMIN.view more . Credit: USGS. The USGS has updated its USMIN Mineral

Maps of United States Minerals

Mineral Regions of the United States, 1910 A map from 1910 of the United States showing the regions of mineral resources. The map is keyed to show areas of gas and petroleum resources, gold and silver deposits, and copper deposits....

Gallium Deposits in the United States ScienceBase

This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release provides the descriptions of the only U.S. sites—including mineral regions, mineral occurrences, and mine features—that have reported production and (or) resources of gallium (Ga). The sites in this data release have contained resource and (or) past production of more than 16 metric tons Ga metal, which was the approximate average annual

Niobium Deposits in the United States ScienceBase

This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release provides the descriptions of 11 U.S. sites that include mineral regions, mines, and mineral occurrences that contain enrichments of niobium (Nb). To be included in this data release, a site must have a contained resource and (or) past production of Nb metal greater than 10,000 metric tons, which was the approximate consumption of Nb in the U.S

White Pine mineral deposits, Michigan, United States

2021-5-1  In mineral deposit: Stratiform deposits certain cases, such as the White Pine copper deposits of Michigan, the historic Kupferschiefer deposits of Germany and Poland, and the important copper deposits of Zambia, research has demonstrated that the origin is similar to that of MVT deposits—that is, a hydrothermal solution moves through a porous aquifer at the

Meeting the Mineral Needs of the United States Eos

Meeting the Mineral Needs of the United States . A recent report points out where the United States is most dependent on mineral imports and highlights some ways for reducing this dependence.

Interactive map of mineral resources and mines across

2021-5-5  The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data System catalogs information about mineral resources around the United States and the world. Using the map tool, users can zoom in to obtain reports and data on past and present mines, mine prospects, and processing plants. All of the data can be downloaded for further use and analysis.

Locations of Deposits

2012-12-11  While primarily enriched with phosphorus, these deposits contain trace amounts of toxic elements like arsenic and selenium, which can be harmful to humans and animals (Hein, 2004). The top four phosphorus producers are the United States of America, China, Morocco and Western Sahara, and the Russian Federation.

A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States

2006-2-5  A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States 1 ALABAMA Alabama comprises two geological regions. The northeast section is mountainous, constituting the southern end of the Cumberland Plateau and climaxing in 2,407 ft. Cheaha Mt. This crystalline or mineral region is composed primarily of metamorphosed Paleozoic

Mineral Deposits: LINDGREN, Waldemar:

5.0 out of 5 stars A classic book on mineral deposits indispensable in every private and university library on geology Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2006 This was one of the first books in USA to integrate in a modern way, at that time, the theory of formation of ore deposits with hundred of examples from different parts of the

Maps of United States Minerals

Mineral Regions of the United States, 1910 A map from 1910 of the United States showing the regions of mineral resources. The map is keyed to show areas of gas and petroleum resources, gold and silver deposits, and copper deposits....

White Pine mineral deposits, Michigan, United States

2021-5-1  In mineral deposit: Stratiform deposits certain cases, such as the White Pine copper deposits of Michigan, the historic Kupferschiefer deposits of Germany and Poland, and the important copper deposits of Zambia, research has demonstrated that the origin is similar to that of MVT deposits—that is, a hydrothermal solution moves through a porous aquifer at the

Locations of Deposits

2012-12-11  While primarily enriched with phosphorus, these deposits contain trace amounts of toxic elements like arsenic and selenium, which can be harmful to humans and animals (Hein, 2004). The top four phosphorus producers are the United States of America, China, Morocco and Western Sahara, and the Russian Federation.

Paleoclimate and Mineral Deposits

2012-11-18  United States Department of the Interior JAMES G. WATT, Secretary Geological Survey Dallas L. Peck. Director Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Main entry under title Paleoclimate and mineral deposits Geological Survey Circular: 221 Bibliography: p. . 1. Paleoclimatology-United States. 2.

Comstock Lode mineral deposit, Nevada, United

2020-8-17  United States: The mineral empire important were the fabulously rich Comstock Lode of silver in western Nevada (first discovered in 1859 but developed more extensively later) and the discovery of gold in the Black Hills of South Dakota (1874) and at Cripple Creek, Colorado (1891).

Mineral Deposits of Nevada Society of Economic

2018-6-20  1 . Mineral Deposits of Nevada . Editor: Tommy B. Thompson . Economic Geology Consulting, P.O. Box 61866, Reno, NV 89506, USA . Introduction . Nevada is known as the “Silver” state, due primarily to the early (pre-1860) silver production from the

Major mineral deposits of the world CKAN data.gov

Major mineral deposits of the world Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020 If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work. Downloads & Resources.

US Discovers Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan

The United States has discovered nearly $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan, far beyond any previously known reserves and enough to fundamentally alter the Afghan economy and

A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States

2006-2-5  A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States 1 ALABAMA Alabama comprises two geological regions. The northeast section is mountainous, constituting the southern end of the Cumberland Plateau and climaxing in 2,407 ft. Cheaha Mt. This crystalline or mineral region is composed primarily of metamorphosed Paleozoic