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Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan, USGS OFR 02-110
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_02110

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Abstract: This data set was compiled due to interest in Afghanistan and anticipated
continuing interest as post-war aid and reconstruction begin.

This data set contains latitudes, longitudes, commodity, and limited geologic
data for metallic and nonmetallic mines, deposits, and mineral occurrences of
Afghanistan. The data in this compilation were derived from published
literature and data files of members of the USGS National Industrial Minerals
project. This data set consists of one table with 17 fields and over 1000

This data set consists of one Excel 98 spreadsheet file, OF02110.xls. Data
fields include location, deposit, commodity, and geologic data for mineral
deposits, mines and occurrences.
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Description: Access to data and documentation for OFR 02-110

Description: Complete FGDC Metadata Record for OFR 02-110
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.5   S: 29.25   E: 75.0   W: 60.45

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Greta J. Orris; James D. Bliss
Dataset Title: Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Dataset Release Place: Menlo Park, CA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Issue Identification: OFR 02-110
Data Presentation Form: Microsoft Excel 98 spreadsheet
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints This digital database is not meant to be used or displayed at any scale larger
than 1:1,000,000.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: OFR 02-110

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 650-329-5015
Fax: 650-329-5119
Email: cdonlin at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Geology Division
345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Size: 0.404 megabytes
Distribution Format: Excel 95/98 Workbook
Fees: None
Phone: (520) 670-5583
Email: greta at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
520 N. Park Ave., Suite 355
City: Tucson
Province or State: Arizona
Postal Code: 85719
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-03-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23