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GIS Data for Geologic Map of the Dillon 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle, Idaho and Montana

The data release for the geologic map of the Dillon 1 x 2 degrees quadrangle, Idaho and Montana, is a Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map published in U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1803-H (Ruppel and others, 1993). The updated digital data present the attribute tables and geospatial features (lines a

Argon Data for samples from the Elkhead and Rabbit Ears Mountains, northern Colorado, USA

This dataset accompanies the planned publication “Mantle Melting in Regions of Thick Continental Lithosphere-Examples from Late Cretaceous and Younger Volcanic Rocks, Southern Rocky Mountains, Colorado” in the journal Geosphere. The dataset includes 40Ar/39Ar data for 19 samples from the Rabbit Ears volcanic field and from the Elkhead Mountains in northcentral Colorado, USA. Samples were collected

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey of the Alabama Graphite-Vanadium Belt and surrounding regions, 2023

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data were collected during March and April 2023 over a distance of 9,000 line kilometers in east central Alabama. Data were acquired by SkyTEM Canada Inc. with the SkyTEM 306HPM time-domain helicopter-borne electromagnetic system together with a Geometrics G822A cesium vapor magnetometer. The survey was acquired at a nominal flight height of 35 -

Magnetic susceptibility and density measurements in the Wet Mountains, Colorado, 2022 to 2023

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collected rock magnetic susceptibility and density measurements to understand the causative sources of airborne magnetic and ground gravity survey anomalies in the Wet Mountains, Colorado. A total of 609 magnetic susceptibility and 86 density measurements were collected from outcrops and hand samples, respectively, from July 2022 to June 2023. These measurements a

Semiquantitative mineralogy results from powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyses of mineral scales from The Geysers geothermal field, California, USA

This data release provides semiquantitative mineralogy results from X-ray diffraction (XRD) analyses of mineral scales from The Geysers vapor-dominated geothermal field in California. The mineral species and their abundances are reported in weight percent and values have been normalized to total 100 percent for each sample. The X-ray diffraction results show that the mineral samples from the wellh

The major, minor, and trace element geochemistry of mineral scales from The Geysers geothermal field, California, USA

This data release provides quantitative whole rock geochemical results from The Geysers vapor-dominated geothermal field in California. The concentrations of major elements are reported in oxide weight percent by wavelength dispersive x-ray fluorescence (WDXRF), the concentrations for sixty elements are reported in elemental weight percent (pct) or parts per million (ppm) from inductively coupled

Noble Gas Isotopic Data from Fluid Inclusions Contained in the Te-bearing Adularia-Sericite Epithermal Au-Ag Deposits in a Calc-Alkaline Magmatic Arc, NE China

The contents of this data release represent the results of the noble gas composition analysis and are presented in support of the planned publication Gao et al., 2023, titled Lead and noble gas isotopic constraints on the origin of Te-bearing adularia-sericite epithermal Au-Ag deposits in a calc-alkaline magmatic arc. Tellurium (Te)-bearing adularia-sericite epithermal Au-Ag deposits are widely di

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric surveys of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain and Chicot Aquifer System, March 2018 and May - August 2021

Airborne geophysical surveys were acquired in March 2018 and May 25 through August 7, 2021 using a helicopter-based platform. These surveys were collected along 10,706 line-kilometers (line-km) within selected areas of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (MAP) and the Chicot Aquifer System in the southeastern United States. The airborne geophysical surveys include electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiome

Airborne magnetic and radiometric survey, Boulder Batholith region, Montana, 2022

This data release provides digital flight line data for a high-resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric survey over parts of Montana in the vicinity of the Boulder Batholith. The airborne survey was jointly funded by the Earth Mapping Resources Initiative and Kennecott Exploration Company. The survey was designed to meet complementary needs related to geologic mapping and characterization of m

Method development for determination of trace amounts of silicon in hydrofluoric acid digests of biological samples and lung biopsy tissues by ICP-MS

A method was described for determination of trace levels of silicon by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) from hydrofluoric (HF) digests of biological samples. The volatility of silicon in HF digests was examined with synthetic solutions as well as soil and mine waste samples. A digestion scheme was optimized to achieve complete dissolution, avoid loss of volatile silicon specie

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, Mississippi Embayment, and Gulf Coastal Plain, September 2021 - January 2022

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM), magnetic, and radiometric data were acquired September 2021 to January 2022 along 27,204 line-kilometers (line-km) over the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (MAP), Mississippi Embayment, and Gulf Coastal Plain. Data were acquired by Xcalibur Multiphysics (Canada), Ltd. with three different airborne sensors: the 30Hz TEMPEST time-domain AEM instrument that is used to map s

Stable isotope data for sulfur, oxygen, and hydrogen in minerals and gases and electron microprobe data for minerals from Sulphur Bank mercury mine, Lake County, California

Stable isotope compositions (the ratios deuterium/hydrogen, oxygen-18/oxygen-16, and sulfur-34/sulfur-32) are reported for alunite, jarosite, kaolinite, silica, cinnabar, marcasite, and native sulfur from outcrops in and around the workings of the Sulphur Bank mercury mine, Lake County, California, and chemical compositions are reported, from electron microprobe analyses, for alunite and buddingto