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Geophysical Characteristics of the Conterminous United States: Lithology - Physical Source Data

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

This workbook summarizes geophysical data for each lithology contained within the USGS Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States (Open File Reports 2004-1355, 2005-1305, 2005-1323, 2005-1324, 2005-1325, 2005-1351, and 2006-1272). The geophysical attributes in the “Lith Summary” spreadsheet (tab) are measures of central tendency for all publically available measurements at the time of creation for 251 lithologies, reported as rock uniaxial compressive strength measured in megapascals (MPa) and hydraulic conductivity to water measured in micrometers/second. Further details on how data were summarized and sources for geochemical data are contained in the “ReadMe” spreadsheet (tab).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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Data Last Modified 20220805
Category geospatial
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Bureau Code 010:12
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Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Metadata Type geospatial
Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
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