Michigan has minerals America needs | WMU News | Western ...

The Michigan Geological Survey, part of WMU's Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, notes that the state has two geologically distinctive areas. One area, the western Upper Peninsula, has igneous and metamorphic rocks that host well-known, abundant and varied metallic mineral resources, including copper, iron, nickel, platinum ...

USGS reports magnitude-6.5 earthquake in western Nevada

May 15, 2020· USGS reports magnitude-6.5 earthquake in western Nevada Authorities in western Nevada checked for possible highway damage following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in …

USGS reports magnitude-6.5 earthquake in western Nevada ...

May 15, 2020· The U.S. Geological Service reported the the temblor was reported at 4:03 a.m. about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Tonopah and just east of the …

Mineral deposits and metallogeny of Alaska - USGS

Alaska, the largest State within the United States, and mainly located north of latitude 60°, is an important part of the Circum-Arctic region. Alaska is a richly endowed region with a long and complex geologic history. The mining history is short by world standards but nevertheless there are a number of world-class deposits in Alaska, of which Red Dog and Pebble are among the largest of ...

Thematic mapper-derived mineral distribution maps of Idaho ...

This report provides mineral distribution maps based on TM spectral information of minerals commonly associated with hydrothermal alteration in Nevada, Idaho, and western Montana. The product of the processing is provided as four ESRI GRID files with 30 m resolution by state. UTM Zone 11 projection is used for Nevada (grid clsnv) and western Idaho (grid clsid), UTM Zone 12 is used for …

Porphyry copper assessment of the Tethys region of western ...

A probabilistic mineral resource assessment of undiscovered resources in porphyry copper deposits in the Tethys region of western and southern Asia was carried out as part of a global mineral resource assessment led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The purpose of the study was to delineate geographic areas as permissive tracts for the occurrence of porphyry copper deposits at a scale of 1 ...

USGS.gov | Science for a changing world

We are operating at maximum telework and continue to conduct the important work of the USGS, including maintaining mission essential and critical functions. We have implemented new safety and fieldwork processes to maintain social distancing to ensure the safety of our employees and ...

National Minerals Information Center - USGS

Each chapter of the 2020 edition of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Commodity Summaries (MCS) includes information on events, trends, and issues for each mineral commodity as well as discussions and tabular presentations on domestic industry structure, Government programs, tariffs, 5-year salient statistics, and world production and...

Western Mineral and Environmental ... - pubs.er.usgs.gov

Minerals in the environment and products manufactured from mineral materials are all around us and we use and come into contact with them every day. They impact our way of life and the health of all that lives. Minerals are critical to the Nation's economy and knowing where future mineral resources will come from is important for sustaining the Nation's economy and national security.

Garnet--An Essential Industrial Mineral and January ... - USGS

U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2006-3149 Version 1.0 Garnet—An Essential Industrial Mineral and January's Birthstone By James G. Evans, Phillip R. Moyle, David G. Frank, and Donald W. Olson 2006. Photograph of a mineral specimen containing large crystals of the garnet mineral spessartine (red), showing the distinctive "euhedral isometric" crystal form of garnet.

Critical Minerals in the EEZ - usgs.gov

Deep Frontiers. USGS scientist Amy Gartman, who leads the USGS Global Ocean Mineral Resources Project, understands the fascination. " The ocean seafloor really is one of the frontier areas of mineral resource science," she explains. " We know a lot about how minerals form and where deposits occur on land, and even in the nearshore areas, but out in the deep ocean, there are huge areas ...

Gemstones of Western Australia - Department of Mines ...

Royalties Online System for Western Australian mineral and petroleum producers to electronically prepare, lodge and view royalty returns and production reports. About Access; Interactive geological map (GeoVIEW.WA) An interactive, GIS-based mapping system. Construct your own geological map and incorporate other mineral and petroleum exploration datasets including mines and mineral …

Interactive map of mineral resources and mines across the ...

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.

USGS mineral-resource assessment of Sagebrush Focal Areas ...

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have completed an assessment of the mineral-resource potential of nearly 10 million acres of Federal and adjacent lands in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. The assessment of these lands, identified as Sagebrush Focal Areas, was done at the request of the Bureau of Land Management. The assessment results will be used in the decision ...

International Minerals Statistics and Information - USGS

Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International)Listed below are chapters from the Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International). These annual reviews are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and

USGS Current Conditions for USGS 12083000 MINERAL CREEK ...

usgs 12083000 mineral creek near mineral, wa PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION Available data for this site SUMMARY OF ALL AVAILABLE DATA Location map Time-series: Current/Historical Observations Time-series: Daily data Time-series: Daily statistics Time-series: Monthly statistics Time-series: Annual statistics Surface-water: Peak streamflow ...

Providing Comprehensive Earth Science for Complex ... - USGS

Nov 01, 2010· As part of the MRP scientists of the Western Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center (WMERSC or "Center" herein) coordinate the development of national, geologic, geochemical, geophysical, and mineral-resource databases and the migration of existing databases to standard models and formats that are available to both internal and ...

Active mines and mineral plants in the US - USGS

Active mines and mineral plants in the US. Mine plants and operations for commodities monitored by the National Minerals Information Center of the USGS. Operations included are those considered active in 2003 and surveyed by the USGS. View. Show in a web browser window: Continental US.

Three Western-Mineral-Resources Archives - USGS

U.S. Geological Survey USGS Fact Sheet 099-00 2000 Three Western-Mineral-Resources Archives SUPPORTING SOUND MANAGEMENT OF OUR MINERAL RESOURCES US SG Alaska Technical Data Unit In 1896, three men discovered gold on the Klondike River in the Yukon Territory of Canada. When news of the discovery reached the outside world in the summer of 1897, thou-

USGS: Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: geology

USGS mineral-resource assessment of Sagebrush Focal Areas in the western United States. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have completed an assessment of the mineral-resource potential of nearly 10 million acres of Federal and adjacent lands in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. The assessment of these lands, identifie. Info

USGS: Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: Arizona

Between 2007 and 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey conducted a low-density (1 site per 1,600 square kilometers, 4,857 sites) geochemical and mineralogical survey of soils in the conterminous United States. The sampling protocol for the national-scale surve. Info: USMIN Mineral Deposit Database

Wyoming Industrial Minerals - Wyoming State Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey provides annual Mineral Commodity Summaries for lithium and other commercial minerals on its publications website. References. Jaskula, B.W., 2009–2015, Lithium: U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral commodity summaries 2015, January 2009–2015, p. 94–95.

Mineral resources of southwestern Oregon - USGS

Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results viewing and printing PDF documents, it is recommended that you download the documents to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader.

Appointment of Senior Technical and Geological Adviser

1 · Notes to Editors: Metal Tiger PLC is admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange AIM Market ("AIM") with the trading code MTR and invests in high potential mineral …

Databases and Information Analysis - USGS

USGS mineral-resource assessment of Sagebrush Focal Areas in the western United States. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have completed an assessment of the mineral-resource potential of nearly 10 million acres of Federal and adjacent lands in …

Minerals | Michigan Geological Repository for Research and ...

In the 1990's, America was the world's top minerals producer and exporter. Now we are the world's top importer, making us increasingly vulnerable to supply shortages and price volatility. Our newest research grant, from the U S Geological Survey, focuses on finding these minerals in Michigan. Dr.

Mineral Resources in Deserts - USGS

Ground water leaches ore minerals and redeposits them in zones near the water table. This leaching process concentrates these minerals as ore that can be mined. Of the 15 major types of mineral deposits in the Western Hemisphere formed by action of ground water, 13 occur in deserts.

U.S. Industrial Garnet - U.S. Geological Survey ...

Mar 19, 2007· Western Mineral Resources. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2209-L Version 1.0 U.S. Industrial Garnet By James G. Evans and Phillip R. Moyle 2006. Garnet porphyroblast in the Gore Mountain deposit, N.Y., showing typical cleavage. Photograph courtesy of W.M. Kelly, New York Geological Survey (from figure 8).