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Spatial databases of the Humboldt Basin mineral resource assessment, northern Nevada

Open-File Report 2004-1245

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Abstract

This report describes the origin, generation, and format of tract map databases for deposit types that accompany the metallic mineral resource assessment for the Humboldt River Basin, northern Nevada, (Wallace and others, 2004, Chapter 2). The deposit types include pluton-related polymetallic, sedimentary rock-hosted Au-Ag, and epithermal Au-Ag. The tract maps constitute only part of the assessment, which also includes new research and data for northern Nevada, discussions on land classification, and interpretation of the assessment maps. The purpose of the assessment was to identify areas that may have a greater favorability for undiscovered metallic mineral deposits, provide analysis of the mineral-resource favorability, and present the assessment of the Humboldt River basin and adjacent areas in a digital format using a Geographic Information System (GIS).

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Spatial databases of the Humboldt Basin mineral resource assessment, northern Nevada
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2004-1245
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2004
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
17 p.