The Central Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center, part of the USGS Mineral Resources Program, conducts unbiased research on the occurrence, quality, quantity, and availability of nonfuel mineral resources in order to help the Nation make informed decisions using earth-science information.
For more information about the Mineral Resources Program and its mission, see U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program - Science Supporting Mineral Resource Stewardship or the Mineral Resources Program website.
Use of mineral/solution equilibrium calculations to assess the potential for carnotite precipitation from groundwater in the Texas Panhandle, USA - View abstract.
Geological and Exploration Models of Beach Placer Deposits, Integrated from Case-Studies of Southern Australia - View abstract.
Colorado School of Mines and USGS have renewed a five-year memorandum of understanding that fosters collaboration in the areas of science and engineering related to the Earth and creates a new research center focused on economic geology.
The U.S. Geological Survey has produced a new compilation of landscape-scale sediment and soil geochemical data for Alaska using modern modeling and analysis techniques.