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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Survey of Mountain Pass, California

September 7, 2018

A detailed aeromagnetic survey of Mountain Pass, California was flown by CGG Canada Services Ltd. (CGG) during November and December, 2016. The high-resolution helicopter survey was flown at a flightline spacing of 100 and 200 m, a flightline azimuthal direction of 70 degrees, a nominal flightline elevation above ground of 70 m, and consists of about 1,814 line-kilometers. Tie lines were spaced at a 1-km interval with a flight-line azimuthal direction of 160 degrees. A Scintrex CS-3 cesium magnetometer was used throughout the airborne survey as well as for the ground base station survey. Data are presented as residual magnetic intensity (RMI) in nanoteslas (nT).

Citation Information

Publication Year 2018
Title High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Survey of Mountain Pass, California
DOI 10.5066/P92XVOOF
Authors Ponce David A, Denton Kevin M.
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center

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