We provide scientific information for objective resource assessments and unbiased research results on mineral potential, production, consumption, and environmental effects.
The USGS partners with the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) to develop a distributed archive of standardized geoscience information for the nation.
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.
Digital geologic maps of the U.S. States with consistent lithology, age, GIS database structure, and format.
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.