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Explanation of fields used in the Alaska Resource Data File of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in Alaska

January 10, 1997

Descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in the Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF) are published for individual U.S. Geological Survey 1:250,000 scale quadrangles in Alaska (see accompanying map) and are available for downloading from USGS World Wide Web site: http://www-rnrs-ak.wr.usgs.gov/ardf.

These descriptions are divided into a number of fields which describe features of each mine, prospect, or mineral occurrence. These descriptions were complied from published literature and from unpublished reports and data from industry, the U.S. Bureau of Mines, and the U.S. Geological Survey and other sources. Compilation of this database is an ongoing process and each report is essentially a progress report. The authors of the individual quadrangle reports would appreciate any corrections or additional information that users may be able to contribute.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1996
Title Explanation of fields used in the Alaska Resource Data File of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in Alaska
DOI 10.3133/ofr9679
Authors
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 96-79
Index ID ofr9679
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center