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

Open-File Report 96-79

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Abstract

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 These descriptions were complied from published literature and from unpublished reports and data from industry, the U.S. Bureau of Mines, and the U.S. Geological Survey and other sources.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.

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Explanation of fields used in the Alaska Resource Data File of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences in Alaska
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
96-79
Year Published:
1996
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Alaska Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Alaska