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created Feb 17, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

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Description

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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MILS, economy, commodities, economic geology, references, description, operation, commodity, geochemical, environment, mining district, MAS, federal data download, metallic, geologic, federal datasets, characteristics, reserves, ore, production, deposit, resources, MRDS, location, mining industry, geology, nonmetallic, processing plant, mineral resources, name, mineral, site
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Data Provided By
US Geological Survey
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of the Interior
Sub-Agency
US Geological Survey
Date Released
1996
Date Updated
2009
Time Period
variable
Frequency
revision ongoing
High Value Dataset
N
Suggested by Public
Y
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw Data Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Research
Unique ID
14
Extended Type
Raw Data
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
site
Granularity
individual mines, prospects, and occurrences as well as groups
Geographic Coverage
global
Data Description
Collection Mode
compilation by researchers
Data Collection Instrument
various database entry systems
Data Dictionary
included in metadata
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
Interior / US Geological Survey
FGDC Compliance (Geospatial Only)
Yes
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Feb 17, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

Description

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.

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
2188
Downloads
1805
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Geography and Environment
Permissions
Public
Tags
MILS, economy, commodities, economic geology, references, description, operation, commodity, geochemical, environment, mining district, MAS, federal data download, metallic, geologic, federal datasets, characteristics, reserves, ore, production, deposit, resources, MRDS, location, mining industry, geology, nonmetallic, processing plant, mineral resources, name, mineral, site
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Geological Survey
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of the Interior
Sub-Agency
US Geological Survey
Date Released
1996
Date Updated
2009
Time Period
variable
Frequency
revision ongoing
High Value Dataset
N
Suggested by Public
Y
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw Data Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Research
Unique ID
14
Extended Type
Raw Data
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
site
Granularity
individual mines, prospects, and occurrences as well as groups
Geographic Coverage
global
Data Description
Collection Mode
compilation by researchers
Data Collection Instrument
various database entry systems
Data Dictionary
included in metadata
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
Interior / US Geological Survey
FGDC Compliance (Geospatial Only)
Yes