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USGS National Map of Surficial Mineralogy

Maps of exposed surface mineral groups derived from automated spectral analysis of satellite and airborne imaging systems; these data suggest areas that may contain mineral deposits of various types.

by Rockwell, Barnaby W. and Bonham, Lindsey C.
Related topics:
Economic geology, Geologic maps, Hyperspectral imaging, Mineral resources, Mineralogy, Multispectral imaging, Multivariate statistical analysis, Natural resource exploration, Rocks and deposits, Vegetation, Mineral deposit areas
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Arizona, Baja California, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Sonora, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
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CCM of Project Open Data JSON
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