The USGS Mineral Resources Program delivers unbiased science and information to understand mineral resource potential, production, consumption, and how minerals interact with the environment.
Just released - USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5075 United States copper metal and scrap use and trade patterns, 1995‒2014
The U.S. Geological Survey has produced a new compilation of landscape-scale sediment and soil geochemical data for Alaska using modern modeling and analysis techniques.
New video — USGS scientist JoAnn Holloway discusses her interdisciplinary research on trace metal mobility in Idaho.
Mineral Resources in the Arctic, just published by the Norwegian Geological Survey, has chapters available online.
Check out this interactive update to our Minerals in Our Environment Poster showing how minerals are all around us in our daily lives!
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.