We provide scientific information for objective resource assessments and unbiased research results on mineral potential, production, consumption, and environmental effects.

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May 19, 2016

The USGS partners with the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) to develop a distributed archive of standardized geoscience information for the nation.

example soil geochemistry data
April 1, 2016

Online data set provides an estimate of the abundance and spatial distribution of chemical elements and minerals in soils of the conterminous United States and represents a baseline for soil geochemistry and mineralogy against which future changes may be recognized and quantified.

Alaska Geologic Map
March 7, 2016

Digital geologic maps of the U.S. States with consistent lithology, age, GIS database structure, and format.

Image: Climax Molybdenum Mine
March 7, 2016

Mine plants and operations for commodities monitored by the National Minerals Information Center of the USGS. Operations included are those considered active in 2003 and surveyed by the USGS.

U.S. mine and mineral processing plant locations
March 7, 2016

Maps of facilities for both international and domestic locations.