The USGS Mineral Resources Program delivers unbiased science and information to understand mineral resource potential, production, consumption, and how minerals interact with the environment.
Colorado School of Mines and USGS have renewed a five-year memorandum of understanding that fosters collaboration in the areas of science and engineering related to the Earth and creates a new research center focused on economic geology.
We're putting our assessments on the map...literally! USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5090-Z contains an integrated collection of spatial databases about copper resources.
USGS Circular 1421 details the nonfuel minerals industry of Iran, encompassing industrial minerals and metals.
New USGS Fact Sheet details current work to assess the applicability of this method in the remote and rugged terrain of Alaska.
Just released - USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5075 United States copper metal and scrap use and trade patterns, 1995‒2014
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.