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The National Geochemical Survey - Database and Documentation
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2004_1001

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Abstract: The USGS, in collaboration with other federal and state government agencies,
industry, and academia, is conducting the National Geochemical Survey (NGS) to
produce a body of geochemical data for the United States based primarily on
stream sediments, analyzed using a consistent set of methods. These data will
compose a complete, national-scale geochemical coverage of the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.32   S: 19.92   E: -66.98   W: -167.83

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: The National Geochemical Survey - Database and Documentation
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: GIS, tables
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1967-07-11
Stop Date: 2002-12-05
Access Constraints None
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Originating Center
Data Center
Mineral Resource Program, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 703-648-6110
Email: minerals at
Contact Address:
Mineral Resources Program Coordinator
913 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: DBF
Fees: No fees
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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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-08-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24