Ore Deposits: Identification Information
Originator: David G. Frank
Title: Mineral Resource Data System (MRDS) data in Arc View Shape File Format, for
Spatial Data Delivery Project, 1999
Purpose: To make Mineral Resource Data System data available via the World Wide Web for use in future spatial analysis by a variety of users.
Abstract: MRDS contains variable-length records of metallic and nonmetallic mineral
resources of the world. A record contains descriptive information about mineral deposits and mineral commodities. The types of information in the database include deposit name, location, commodity, deposit description, geologic characteristics, production, reserves, potential resources, and references.
Access Constraints: none
Use Constraints: Any hardcopies utilizing this data set shall clearly indicate its source.
If the user has modified the data in any way they are obliged to describe the types of modifications they have performed on the hardcopy map. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent this data set, nor to imply that changes they made were approved by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Ordering Instructions: none
Contact Address: 904 W. Riverside Ave., Room 202
State or Province: Washington
Postal Code: 99201
Online Linkage: http://mrdata.usgs.gov
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