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Earth MRI Fact Sheet 2019-3007 Figure 1

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Figure 1 from USGS Fact Sheet 2019-3007 The Earth Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI): Mapping the Nation’s Critical Mineral Resources.

Figure 1. Planned applications for data acquired during the Earth Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI). Images are from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Sources for images in left column, from top to bottom: Topography: lidar image of Bingham Canyon open-pit mine, Utah (from USGS); Geology: State Geologic Map Compilation geodatabase (USGS Data Series 1052); Geophysics: aeromagnetic map of part of Colorado (USGS Open-File Report 01–0364); Geochemistry: soil geochemical landscapes of the conterminous United States (USGS Open-File Report 2014–1082); Mineral deposit databases: rare earth element production and resource sites in the United States (USMIN database); Coreholes: drill core of granite (from USGS). USGS databases: ARDF, Alaska Resource Data File; MRDS, Mineral Resources Data System; USMIN, USGS Mineral Deposit Database.


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USGS Fact Sheet 2019-3007
Day, W.C., 2019, The Earth Mapping Resources Initiative (Earth MRI)—Mapping the Nation’s critical mineral resources (ver. 1.1, March 2019): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3007, 2 p.,