The USGS Mineral Resources Program delivers unbiased science and information to understand mineral resource potential, production, consumption, and how minerals interact with the environment.
Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and Oklahoma Geological Survey are teaming up to better understand the location of deep faults and subsurface geology via airborne technology.
The Dnieper-Donets Basin of Ukraine could contain an estimated 4.3 billion tons of undiscovered potassium-bearing salt according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey assessment. In addition, previous estimates show that the nearby Pripyat Basin of Belarus could contain 80–200 billion metric tons of undiscovered potash resources.
USGS Open-File Report 2017-1079 Compilation of geospatial data for the mineral industries and related infrastructure of Latin America and the Caribbean
Noble gas data from Goldfield and Tonopah epithermal Au-Ag deposits, ancestral Cascades Arc, USA: Evidence for a primitive mantle volatile source
No, it's not a title for a new reality-dating TV show, but it is real science! It also describes the ideal mineral deposit.
New study proposes model applicable to determining depth to rocks prospective for undiscovered deposits, such as Carlin-type gold deposits.
Interactive maps and downloadable data for regional and global Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Mineral Resources.
Statistics and information on minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, national security, and protection of the environment.
Fact sheets on selected commodities - learn about why these commodities are important to the U.S.
Geochemical and mineralogical maps for each element or mineral whose data are provided in DS-801.
A column by USGS mineral commodity specialists featured in Earth Magazine.