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Mineral Occurrence Location Data Base; BMR, Australia
Entry ID: EARTH_CRUST_AUS_BMR_Min_Loc_DB

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Summary
Abstract: The Australian Mineral Occurrence Location Database provides
information on mineral occurrence and deposit locations in
Australia. Currently, data covers 52% of Australia by area.
The data base contains the name of mineral occurrences with the
geographical coordinates of each occurrence. The spatial
resolution: varies from 10m to 10 km, mainly about 500m. Sources
of the data are named, such as maps, bibliographies, or
correspondence. Commodities associated with the occurrence are
delineated. The data is about 32 Megabytes and is rectified to
standard coordinates. There are charges for the data. Order
form and information about the data set are available from
B. Elliott, Project Manager, Mineral Databases (telephone
06-2499502) or BMR Publication Sales (fax 06-2499982).

Geographic Coverage
 N: -10.0 S: -45.0  E: 155.0  W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-08-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > New South Wales
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > Northern Territory
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > Queensland
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > South Australia
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > Tasmania
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > Victoria
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > Western Australia
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA > onshore


Science Keywords
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >MINERALS >MINERAL DEPOSITS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]
DC-8 >Douglas DC-8    [Information]


Keywords
CARTOGRAPHY
COMMODITIES
CULTURAL FEATURES
ECONOMIC GEOLOGY
GEOLOGY
GOLD
IDN_NODE GSFC/FED/BMR
METAL
MINE
MINERAL
MINERAL DEPOSIT
MINERAL DEPOSITS
MINERAL OCCURRENCE NAME
MINERAL RESOURCES
MINERALS
MINING
ORE
PROSPECT


Originating Center
FED/BMR


Data Center
Geoscience Australia, Australia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ga.gov.au/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PAUL SHELLEY
Phone: +61-6-272-4688
Fax: +61-6-272-4687
Email: pauls at henric.nric.gov.au
Contact Address:
National Resource Information Centre
Bureau of Resource Sciences
P.O. Box E11
City: KINGSTON
Province or State: ACT
Postal Code: 2604
Country: AUSTRALIA



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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