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Gemstone Deposits of the United States

 · Gemstones found in the United States include sapphire, opal, tourmaline, aquamarine, turquoise, amethyst, peridot, and many others More than a half-dozen states are known for their gemstones, including unusual and exotic varieties such as red beryl, benitoite, and sunstone

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USGS Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

The value of mineral production by state in the United States. The data represent commodities covered by the National Minerals Information Center of the U.S. Geological Survey. Federal government mineral exploration-assistance program files

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United States mineral resources

The work on this volume began in January 1972, but in a broader sense its production began many years ago. The chapters were written by geologists most of whom have had many years of experience studying the geology of mineral deposits, and more particularly the commodities about which they have written here. A total of nearly 2,300 man-years of professional experience in the geology of mineral ...

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Moonstone: Mineral information, data and localities.

Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G: Mineral Co. ⓘ Wolf Creek Pass; Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G: Connecticut; Fairfield County; ⓘ Danbury; Manchester, James G. (1931): The Minerals of New York City and Its Environs.

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Geologic Maps

Geologic Maps. Since the 1800s, the USGS and its partners, the State Geological Surveys, have been producing high quality, standardized geologic maps of the Nation. Check out the National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB), which is the National archive of these maps and related geoscience reports. Find Maps. Filter Total Items: 19.

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National Geologic Map Database

USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) National Geologic Map Database. Welcome. The U.S. Geologic Names Lexicon ("Geolex"), a National compilation of names and descriptions of geologic units.

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Arizona Gemstones

The state has consistently been one of the leading gemstone producers in the United States on the basis of value reported by the United States Geological Survey. Arizona is world-famous for its turquoise, peridot, and petrified wood. The state is also famous for copper, and a variety of copper minerals are mined as gemstones.

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Gem Stones of the United States

Gem Stones of the United States, Issue 1042 Bulletin (Geological Survey (U.S.))) Contributions to economic geology Gem Stones of the United States, Dorothy McKenney Schlegel Geological Survey bulletin: Author: Dorothy McKenney Schlegel: Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957: Original from: The ...

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United States of America (USA) | GEM Global Mosaic of ...

Summary. The 2014 United States National Seismic Hazard Model (Petersen et al., 2014), covers the conterminous United States and was developed by the United States Geological Survey within the National Seismic Hazard Model Project (NSHMP).The model has been translated from its original format into the OpenQuake (OQ) engine by GEM. The California portion of the the model is based on the …

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Interactive map of mineral resources and mines across the ...

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data System catalogs information about mineral resources around the United States and the world. Using the map tool, users can zoom in to obtain reports and data on past and present mines, mine prospects, and processing plants. All of the data can be downloaded for further use and analysis.

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Gem Stones of the United States : Usgs... book

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US Gemstone Mines: Arizona Oregon Idaho Montana Arkansas Nev…

US Gemstone Mines: Arizona Oregon Idaho Montana Arkansas ...

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Implementing GeMS for NCGMP-funded geologic maps

U.S. Geological Survey 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., MS 908 Reston, VA 20192 703-648-6973 [email protected] A newly-formed GeMS Working Group met in Spring, 2019, to develop recommendations for the USGS National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) about how to implement a program-wide ... of the United States and its territories to address ...

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Amber: Mineral information, data and localities.

Robinson, (1825): A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities, p. 62. ; D. M. Schlegal (1959) Gem Stones of the United States. USGS Bulletin 1042G

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Map of Gems & Minerals in the United States

This clickable map has information about gems, minerals, and fossils in the United States. There are many locations throughout the country that have very valuable sources of minerals such as opals, turquoise, jade, tourmaline, amethyst, and beryl. Even precious gems like diamonds, emeralds, and aquamarine can be found in the U.S. By clicking on each state, you will find detailed information ...

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Geology of the conterminous United States

Geology of the Conterminous United States at 1:2,500,000 Scale -- A Digital Representation of the 1974 P.B. King and H.M. Beikman Map. USGS Professional Paper 901. Explanatory text to accompany the Geologic map of the United States 1974. USGS Geologic Investigations Series 2720.

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List of U.S. state minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones ...

^ Colorado is the only state whose geological symbols reflect the national flag''s colors: red (rhodochrosite), white (yule marble), and blue (aquamarine). ^ Florida''s state gem, moonstone, was adopted to highlight Florida''s role in the United States'' Lunar program, which landed the …

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Gemstone, Diamond and Colored Stone Mining in the U.S.A.

A Market Dominated by Diamonds. Diamonds are the favorite gemstone of United States consumers. Almost 93% of the money spent on gemstones in the United States is used to buy diamonds. Diamonds account for about $23.5 billion of the United States gemstone market and colored stones account for only about $2.18 billion. [1]

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U.S.: Value of gemstone production by gem type | Statista

 · U.S. production value of gemstones 2017. In 2017, the production value of turquoise in the United States was approximately 793,000 U.S. dollars, making it the most valuable gem …

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USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5118 ...

 · Introduction. Between 2007 and 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted a low-density (1 site per 1,600 square kilometers (km 2), 4,857 sites; see fig. 1) geochemical and mineralogical survey of soils in the conterminous United States.The sampling protocol for the national-scale survey included, at each site, a sample from a depth of 0 to 5 centimeters (cm, termed the top 0- …

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National Geologic Map Database

GeMS is intended to provide a stepping stone toward development of multimap databases, in particular the National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB). Please visit our GeMS site. Related, Older Database Designs. This list focuses on the work by USGS and AASG staff, ca. 1998-2010, to define conceptual data models and physical implementations, mostly ...

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Moonstone: Mineral information, data and localities.

Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G: Mineral Co. ⓘ Wolf Creek Pass; Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G: Connecticut; Fairfield County ⓘ Danbury; Manchester, James G. (1931): The Minerals of New York City and Its Environs.

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Gemstones Statistics and Information

The terms "gem" and "gemstone" mean any mineral or organic material (e.g., pearl and petrified wood) used for personal adornment, display, or object of art because it possesses beauty, rarity, and durability. Of the 2,700 mineral species, only about 100 possess all these attributes. Silicates compose the largest group of gemstones; oxides and quartz compose the second

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USMIN Mineral Deposit Database

Online Spatial Data; USMIN Mineral Deposit Database. A developing national-scale geospatial database that will be an authoritative source of information on the most important mines, mineral deposits, and mineral districts of the United States.

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Public release of the ISC-GEM Global ...

The International Seismological Centre–Global Earthquake Model (ISC–GEM) Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2009) is the result of a special effort to substantially extend and improve currently existing global catalogs to serve the requirements of specific user groups who assess and model seismic hazard and risk. The data from the ISC–GEM Catalogue would be used worldwide ...

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States That Have Gemstones

 · Updated November 01, 2017. Thirty-five of the 50 states have designated an official gem or gemstone. Some states like Missouri have named an official state mineral or rock, but not a gemstone. Montana and Nevada, on the other hand, have chosen both a precious and semiprecious gemstone. Although the laws may call them "gems," these state ...

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U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey ...

U.S. Geological Survey Natural Gemstones Searching for gemstones in the United States is a popular recreational activity for collectors and hobbyists Cover: Quartz, Rhode Island. Inside covers: Amethyst crystals, Mexico. Natural gemstones A natural gemstone is a mineral, stone, or

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Four Peaks Mine (MRDS #10060269) QTZ, GEM, GEM_SP

Geographic coordinates. Geographic coordinates: -111.3321, 33.67257 (WGS84) Elevation. 1975. Political divisions (FIPS codes) Maricopa (county) Arizona (state) United States (country)

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Where Do Quartz Crystals Grow in the United States ...

 · Quartz crystals, beautiful and relatively inexpensive, occur naturally in several locations throughout the United States. Quartz is the second-most abundant mineral in the earth''s crust and comes in several varieties, some of which are gemstones.

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GeMS (Geologic Map Schema)—A standard format for ...

This report describes and defines GeMS (for Geologic Map Schema), a new standardized database schema—that is, a database design—for the digital publication of geologic maps. It originally was intended for geologic mapping funded by the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program of the U.S. Geological Survey, but its use can be extended to other programs and agencies as well.

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