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—Mineral resource science supporting informed decisionmaking or the Mineral Resources Program website.
Evaluation of laser ablation double-focusing SC-ICPMS for “common” lead isotopic measurements in silicate glasses and minerals. View abstract.
Today’s high-end electronics increasingly rely on mineral commodities...and research into those mineral commodities is increasingly using high-end electronics too!
USGS Data Series 1040 - Isotopic data for Late Cretaceous intrusions and associated altered and mineralized rocks in the Big Belt Mountains, Montana