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National Uranium Resource Evaluation Program: Sediment Chemistry of the Conterminous United States

Abstract: From NURE Sediment Chemistry FAQ:

These maps are derived from a subset of the National Uranium Resource
Evaluation (NURE) Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR)
data. Approximately 260,000 samples were analyzed in the continental U.S. and
consisted of solid samples, including stream, lake, pond, spring, and playa
sediments, and soils. Data for eleven elements: Na, Ti, Fe, Cu, ... View entire text
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Description: This site contains a United States and Global maps that
coordinates geologic, geochemical, geophysical, lithologic,
mineral deposit, and geographic data. It is a combination of
several data sets including the one described above. The data
sets for a particular point on the map may be viewed by clicking
on that point.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 19.0   E: -68.0   W: -179.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Grossman, Jeffrey N.
Dataset Title: National Geochemical Atlas: The Geochemical Landscape of the Conterminous United States
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: Not provided
Issue Identification: 98-622
Data Presentation Form: maps
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1964-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-01-01
Access Constraints NONE
Use Constraints Map should be properly cited if used.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Geoscience Data Catalog, National Spatial Data Infrastructure, U.S. Geological Survey, Geography Division, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (703) 648-6533
Fax: (703) 648-6252
Email: pschweitzer at
Contact Address:
Mail Stop 954 National Center
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Electronic, CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 8.49 MB
Distribution Format: tiff, Word document
Fees: None
Phone: (703) 648-6184
Email: jgrossman at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Dr.
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-02