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U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program—Mineral resource science supporting informed decisionmaking

September 19, 2016

The USGS Mineral Resources Program (MRP) delivers unbiased science and information to increase understanding of mineral resource potential, production, and consumption, and how mineral resources interact with the environment. The MRP is the Federal Government’s sole source for this mineral resource science and information. Program goals are to (1) increase understanding of mineral resource formation, (2) provide mineral resource inventories and assessments, (3) broaden knowledge of the effects of mineral resources on the environment and society, and (4) provide analysis on the availability and reliability of mineral supplies.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2016
Title U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program—Mineral resource science supporting informed decisionmaking
DOI 10.3133/fs20163034
Authors Aleeza M. Wilkins, Jeff L. Doebrich
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2016-3034
Index ID fs20163034
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Mineral Resources Program

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