National Minerals Information Center

Country Specialists

Minerals information country specialists at the U.S. Geological Survey collect and analyze information on the mineral industries of more than 170 nations throughout the world. The specialists are available to answer minerals-related questions concerning individual countries.

 

Alphabetical Index to Country Specialists

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  • Afghanistan
    Karine Renaud
    Phone: 703-648-7748
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: krenaud@usgs.gov

  • Algeria
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

  • Antarctica
    Steven D. Textoris
    Phone: 703-648-4976
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: stextoris@usgs.gov

  • Australia
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

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  • Bangladesh
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Bhutan
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Botswana
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Brunei
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

  • Bulgaria
    Karine Renaud
    Phone: 703-648-7748
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: krenaud@usgs.gov

  • Burkina Faso
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Burma (Myanmar)
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Burundi
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

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  • Cabo Verde (formerly Cape Verde)
    Meralis Plaza-Toledo
    Phone: 703-648-7759
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mplaza-toledo@usgs.gov

  • Cambodia
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Canada
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Central African Republic
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • China
    Sean Xun
    Phone: 703-648-7746
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sxun@usgs.gov

  • Christmas Island
    Omayra Bermúdez-Lugo
    Phone: 703-648-4946
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: obermude@usgs.gov

  • Comoros
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Congo (Brazzaville)
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Congo (Kinshasa)
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Côte d'Ivoire
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

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  • Djibouti
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

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  • Egypt
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

  • Eritrea
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

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  • French Guiana
    Yolanda Fong-Sam
    Phone: 703-648-7756
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: yfong-sam@usgs.gov

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  • Gabon
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Ghana
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Greenland
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Guinea
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

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  • Indonesia
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

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  • Japan
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • Jordan
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

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  • Kenya
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Korea, North
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • Korea, Republic of
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • Kyrgyzstan
    Karine Renaud
    Phone: 703-648-7748
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: krenaud@usgs.gov

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  • Laos
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Lebanon
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

  • Lesotho
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Libya
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

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  • Madagascar
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Malawi
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Malaysia
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

  • Mali
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Mauritania
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

  • Mauritius
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Mexico
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Mongolia
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • Morocco & Western Sahara
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

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  • Namibia
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Nepal
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • New Caledonia
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

  • New Zealand
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

  • Niger
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Nigeria
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

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  • Pakistan
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Papua New Guinea
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

  • Philippines
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

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  • Reunion
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Rwanda
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

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  • Saudi Arabia
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

  • Senegal
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Seychelles
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Sierra Leone
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Singapore
    Spencer Buteyn
    Phone: 703-648-7738
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: sbuteyn@usgs.gov

  • Solomon Islands
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • South Africa
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • South Sudan
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Sri Lanka
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Sudan
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

 

  • Syria
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

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  • Taiwan
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • Tajikistan
    Karine Renaud
    Phone: 703-648-7748
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: krenaud@usgs.gov

  • Tanzania
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • Thailand
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

  • Timor-Leste
    Jaewon Chung
    Phone: 703-648-4793
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jchung@usgs.gov

  • Togo
    Alberto A. Perez
    Phone: 703-648-7749
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: aperez@usgs.gov

  • Tunisia
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

  • Turkmenistan
    Karine Renaud
    Phone: 703-648-7748
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: krenaud@usgs.gov

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  • Uganda
    Thomas R. Yager
    Phone: 703-648-7739
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: tyager@usgs.gov

  • United Arab Emirates
    Philip Szczesniak
    Phone: 703-648-7728
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: pszczesniak@usgs.gov

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  • Vietnam
    Ji Won Moon
    Phone: 703-648-7791
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jmoon@usgs.gov

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  • Western Sahara
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

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  • Yemen
    Mowafa Taib
    Phone: 703-648-4986
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: mtaib@usgs.gov

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  • Zambia
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

  • Zimbabwe
    James (JJ) Barry
    Phone: 703-648-7752
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: jbarry@usgs.gov

 

  • Other Countries
    Steven D. Textoris
    Phone: 703-648-4976
    Fax: 703-648-7737
    Email: stextoris@usgs.gov